UPDATE 1-British car sales surge back up to pre-recession levels

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By Olesya Dmitracova LONDON, Oct 4 (Reuters) - New car sales in Britain soared to their highest level in more than five years last month, lifted by a brighter outlook for the economy, attractive financing deals and demand for new fuel-efficient models. New car registrations surged 12.1 percent compared with a year ago to 403,136 units, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders said on Friday. That is the highest monthly level ...

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