LONDON -- British new-car registrations rose by 15 percent in February compared with the same month last year when the country was under a coronavirus lockdown, according to industry data released on Friday.
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said sales last month totaled 58,994 units.
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That was nearly 26 percent below registrations in February 2020, before the coronavirus pandemic swept Europe.
Through February, UK sales rose 23 percent to 174,081.