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Company Cars

Volume 167: debated on Monday 12 February 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what proportion of company cars sold in the United Kingdom in 1989 were made in the United Kingdom

Annual income distribution of main drivers of cars by engine size: 1985–86
percentage
IncomeEngine size in litres
(£ per annum)< 11–1·51·5–22–2·52·5–3> 3Total
0–4,99950412823262036
5,0009–,99935393631282837
10,000–14,99913172322232719
15,000–19,99923811585
20,000–24,9991135742
25,000+102811132
Total100100100100100100100

Source: National Travel Survey 1985–86.

Regional distribution of cars by engine size: December 1988

percentage

Engine size in litres

Region

< 1

1–1·5

1·5–2

2–2·5

2·5–3

> 3

South West9109999
Northern554433
Yorks and Humberside988766
South East323336384545
East Midlands777777
West Midlands1110109910
East Anglia444544
NorthWest121110998
England888788889292
Scotland787755
Wales555544
Great Britain100100100100100100

Source: DVLC licensing statistics December1988.

Of the cars registered for the first time in a company name in 1989, 51 per cent. were produced in Great Britain.The figures for Northern Ireland are not available. Therefore, figures given are for Great Britain only.