U.K. new-car sales pass the 2 million-unit mark in 2012 for a 4-year high, up 5.3% to 2,044,609 units, helped by a 3.7% gain in December to 123,557 deliveries. The year-on-year sales growth was the best since 2001 and only the second increase since the 2008 global recession. It also was up 1.6% from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders’ 2.01 million-unit forecast set in October and 6.5% ahead the forecast made at the start of 2012. The SMMT credits last year’s ...
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