The new-vehicle market in the U.K. shows some resilience in May as sales slip just 1.7% to 150,431 units, leaving the year’s 5-month total down 7.3% to 846,513. It was the 11th successive monthly decline in vehicle deliveries, but the smallest since sales began to contract last July. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders says May’s result was up 2%, or nearly 3,000 more units than expected. SMMT says the market remains on track to achieve its full-year forecast of 1.93 ...
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