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British people have suddenly stopped buying cars

LONDON — British people have suddenly stopped buying cars. It's not clear why. But a number of anti-car trends have hit Britain simultaneously — such as the rise of Uber and a decline in household savings — driving down car sales. This chart of total car sales both old and new, from Barclays, says it all: Here's what new car registrations look like: The prices of used/second-hand diesel cars has been particularly hard hit.
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