Fears that triskaidekaphobia will hurt the U.K.’s new-vehicle market are easing, as dealers put away their dictionaries and buyers shelve their superstitions. Industry-data provider CAP Motor Research says it finds little evidence that motorists will steer clear of the “13-plate” being issued this month for new cars, and it doesn’t believe motorists with triskaidekaphobia – fear of the number 13 – will cause increased depreciation for 13-plate cars by ...

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