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Cars on UK Roads Hit 31 Million

A new report by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) shows that the total amount of cars on the UK’s roads has hit 31 million – which is, clearly, quite a large number. The figures show that the number of cars rose by 0.3% last year, which shows the growth of the industry despite the very rocky economic situation.

A new report by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) shows that the total amount of cars on the UK’s roads has hit 31 million – which is, clearly, quite a large number. The figures show that the number of cars rose by 0.3% last year, which shows the growth of the industry despite the very rocky economic situation.
 
The recession, however, has taken its toll on the age of our cars, with the figures showing that the average age of the cars in the UK is now at 7.44 years old – which represents an increase of two months extra over the same time last year.
 
It’s an interesting viewpoint as to how the industry is coping with the last few years; on some levels people are buying cars but while on others we’re definitely keeping them for longer.
 
Let’s see how next year plays out with all this talk of a Eurozone crisis.
 

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