Car dealers ready for new registration sales

New 63 plate car registrations are rolled out nationally today, and car dealerships across the Midlands have been getting ready for a busy month.

New cars line up waiting to be bought Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Archive/Press Association Images

One garage in Redditch say their new car sales are up by 39% this year compared to last, which appears to match the national trend.

More than 360,000 car sales are expected nationally this month, taking the total sales for the year up to 2.2 million. That is the highest figure since 2007.