Information on motor vehicles that were registered for the first time during quarter 2 (April to June) 2015.
The statistics are derived from data held by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), which administers vehicle registration and licensing records in the United Kingdom (Great Britain prior to July 2014).
During April to June 2015:
- 789,000 vehicles were registered for the first time in Great Britain during April to June 2015. This was 9% up on 2014, but still 3% lower than in the peak year of 2003
- a total of 6,527 new ultra-low emission vehicles were registered for the first time (in the UK), up 138% from the same period in 2014
- average CO2 emissions from new cars registered was 122 g/km. This was 3.0% lower than in the same quarter of 2014
At the end of June 2015, there were:
- 36.3 million vehicles registered for use on the roads in Great Britain, up 1.2% on one year previously