Volkswagen overtakes Ford for the most popular make of new car registrations
The Department for Transport (DfT) released the Vehicle Licensing Statistics for 2020 Quarter 1 (January to March) this week. The measures introduced by the UK Government to combat the coronavirus at the end of March impacted sales in that month, usually a strong sales month because it falls at the end of the financial year and sees the introduction of a new licence plate.
Sales of diesel and petrol vehicles decreased while cars powered by alternative fuels saw a significant increase in sales.
And while the Ford Fiesta was the best selling car, Ford is no longer the best selling brand.