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Statistics on motor vehicles that were registered for the first time during July to September 2017.
These 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 July to September 2017, there were:
657,000 cars were registered for the first time, of which:
54.1% were petrol
40.5% were diesel
5.4% were hybrid vehicles (of which 2.3% were plug-in hybrids)
14,600 Ultra Low Emission Vehicles (ULEVs) registered for the first time, the highest figure ever recorded for July to September
At the end of September 2017, there were 38 million vehicles registered for use on the road in Great Britain.