U.K. new-car sales soar past the 2012 result with a month to spare as November deliveries jump 7.0% to 159,581 units, the month’s best performance since 2004. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders says the 11-month total was up 9.9% to 2,111,819 units, well clear of the 2,044,609 deliveries in 2012. The SMMT is forecasting the full-year total will come in at 2.25 million units. SMMT CEO Mike Hawes says the result is a tremendous success for the industry on the back of buoyant ...

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