U.K. new-car sales buck current demand trends in Europe and jump 12.1% to 151,252 units in October. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders says the result raises the year-to-date total 5.0% to 1,771,861 units and places the market in position to top 2 million deliveries for the full year. SMMT now is forecasting sales of 2.01 million units this year, up from a prediction of 1.97 million in July and 1.92 million at the start of the year. The market is expected to be stable in ...

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