Rover car sales decline during July

Rover car sales declined more than other car manufacturers during July, as sales across the industry continued to drop while customers waited for the new X registration prefix and further price reductions. Rover sales declined 17% compared to the industry average of 6% according to data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. This […]

Rover car sales declined more than other car manufacturers during July, as sales across the industry continued to drop while customers waited for the new X registration prefix and further price reductions. Rover sales declined 17% compared to the industry average of 6% according to data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. This was largely because Land Rover, now owned by Ford, was excluded from Rover’s sales. Land Rover saw good growth, with a 34% increase in sales since July 1999.