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UK new car sales drop around five percent in June - preliminary data
July 5, 2017 / 6:05 AM / 5 months ago

UK new car sales drop around five percent in June - preliminary data

LONDON (Reuters) - British new car registrations fell by around 5 percent last month year-on-year and overall sales for the first six months of the year dropped by 1 percent, according to preliminary data from an industry body.

FILE PHOTO: A worker is seen completing final checks on the production line at Nissan car plant in Sunderland, northern England, June 24, 2010. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis/File Photo

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders will release the full numbers at 0800 GMT.

Reporting by Costas Pitas, Editing by Paul Sandle

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