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Demand for new cars up 1.7% but industry warns over ‘weakness’

Demand for new cars grew by 1.7% last month compared with lockdown-hit November 2020 but the automotive industry issued a warning about the market’s “weakness”.



Demand for new cars grew by 1.7% last month compared with lockdown-hit November 2020, figures show (Peter Byrne/PA)


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Demand for new cars grew by 1.7% last month compared with lockdown-hit November 2020, figures show (Peter Byrne/PA)

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said 115,706 new cars were registered in the UK last month.

Although that halts four consecutive months of year-on-year decline, the total was 31.3% down on the pre-pandemic five-year November average.

Battery electric vehicles represented nearly a fifth of the new car market last month.

SMMT chief executive Mike Hawes said: “What looks like a positive performance belies the underlying weakness of the market.

“Demand is there, with a slew of new, increasingly electrified, models launched but the global shortage of semiconductors continues to bedevil production and therefore new car registrations.

“The industry is working flat

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How The Automotive Industry Is Driving Toward A Sustainable Future

By Thomas Pohl, Senior Director Marketing, Automotive, SAP

The automotive industry is racing into a new world of mobility and sustainability – and technology is the key to helping automakers achieve both.

The automotive industry is still dealing with supply chain and shipping disruptions resulting from the pandemic, in addition to ongoing parts and semi-conductor shortages. Despite these lingering disruptions, both internal and external pressures are propelling the industry toward the next normal with advanced mobility and more sustainable practices.

Sustainable Evolution of the Auto Industry

Historically, the automotive industry has not focused on sustainable practices. Traditional assembly-line manufacturing processes – many still in use today – use huge amounts of energy, metals, plastics, toxins, and manpower; all leaving behind a massive carbon footprint.

On top of that, once vehicles are produced, most require fossil fuels to operate, which subsequently releases harmful emissions. The entire process has a vast

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Automotive Industry In The Philippines

Car & Automotive,automotive industry,Car & Mechanical,Car & Classic,motorcycleTransport infrastructure consists of the fixed installations, including roads , railways , airways , waterways , canals and pipelines and terminals reminiscent of airports , railway stations , bus stations , warehouses , trucking terminals, refueling depots (including fueling docks and gas stations ) and seaports Terminals could also be used each for interchange of passengers and cargo and for maintenance. The settings I most well-liked for the monitor had been: Monitor Mode with the throttle map set to Avenue, ABS set to Supermoto, and Wheelie Management on (sure, I suck at wheelies). I suppose the setting that stands out is the Road throttle map. Since many of the riders I talked to went for the Sport mapping, I used to be a little sheepish about my preference till Chris Filmore told me that it was his most well-liked setting, too. The choice was made solely on my choice to … Read More

Carnomaly is Bringing Transparency to the Automotive Industry By DailyCoin


Carnomaly is Bringing Transparency to the Automotive Industry

Over the years, car sales and management (e.g, tracking a car’s history) have been challenging, and using centralized protocols has made it practically impossible to achieve efficient management and tracking systems for such a purpose. Notable reasons for this include trust issues, limited access to information from a global network of users, and lack of transparency, among several others.

For instance, it is quite difficult to access a detailed history of a car before making a purchase. As a result, automobile dealers are mostly in control of the situation, and can easily control the market’s value so that it favours only them.

On the other hand, a consumer or buyer who is unaware of a vehicle’s full history cannot make a well-informed decision about a potential purchase.

Now, after many years of no meaningful endeavour to resolve these major challenges, Carnomaly, a

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