The U.K. new-car market marked 24 straight months of growth as February deliveries rose 3.0% to 68,736 units. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders says deliveries increased 17.4% over those 24 months. The result left the year-to-date total up 6.1% to 223,298 units. SMMT CEO Mike Hawes says a rising gross domestic product and growing consumer demand is raising dealer expectations for a strong 2014 performance. The SMMT figures show sales in England rose 3.0% to 56,959 units and in ...

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