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Palmer-Baunack in the Marketplace

Palmer-Baunack in the Marketplace

Car dealers are struggling in the face of a cyclical downturn exacerbated by a collapse in diesel car sales, as politicians crack down on polluting vehicles in the wake of the Volkswagen scandal. Amid a 25.6 per cent drop in diesel car sales – and despite growing registrations of petrol, electric and hybrid vehicles – a total of 163,615 new cars rolled out of UK showrooms last month, marking it as the worst January in three years.

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