Brexit, diesel concerns impact UK car market

London – The UK car market hit a six-year low as sales declined by 3.4% to 458,054 in March, figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show.

The decline in what is usually a strong month for new registrations, was largely due to concerns over Brexit, said Mike Hawes, CEO of the SMMT.

“March is a key barometer for the new-car market, so this fall is of clear concern,” according to the industry body leader.

“We urgently need an end to the political and economic…

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