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Pandemic Batters UK's Auto Industry: Lakhs Of Used Cars Pile Up At Rockingham Stadium For Sale

by GoNews Desk Feb 20, 2021 • 04:14 PM Views 522

 

UK's Rockingham Motor Speedway - a former motorsport venue - is now being used to stockpile lakhs of used vehicles. The aerial images have laid bare the huge toll of the pandemic on the UK's automotive industry. The site, near Corby in Northamptonshire, has not hosted any racing since 2018 and has been turned into a logistics hub for the car industry. Stats from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) revealed the UK's used car market contracted by 14.9% in 2020