New-car sales fell 4.2% in the U.K. in November to 134,027 units, but the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders says this was 5,000 units more than predicted. After 11 months, new-car deliveries were down 4.5% to 1,822,065 units. SMMT says although the market is on track to better the full-year forecast of 1.92 million, caution remains over 2012. Diesel and alternative-fueled cars both took record market shares in November. Diesel sales rose 0.5% to 74,539 units for the month, ...

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