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LCV registrations down 11 per cent in November

LCV registrations down 11 per cent in November

Tuesday 5th December 2017 | 0 Comments

SMMT figures show that new light commercial vehicle (LCV) registrations experienced a double-digit decline in November. The market fell -11.1 per cent, with 26,486 new vans and pick-ups registered – the third consecutive monthly fall.

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September LCV registrations down

Thursday 5th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Figures from the SMMT show that the new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market declined in September. 57,368 new LCVs were driven off forecourts, a -4.2 per cent fall compared with the same month last year.

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Slight recovery in June LCV market, but YTD still down

Thursday 6th July 2017 | 0 Comments

Light commercial vehicle registrations rose by 1.8 per cent in June to 37,349 units. Year to date, the market remains lower than last year by -3.7 per cent with a total of 184,926 units registered in the first six months of 2017, according to the latest SMMT figures.

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CV registrations down 2.6% in the UK, increase in Europe

CV registrations down 2.6% in the UK, increase in Europe

Monday 26th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Commercial vehicle registrations in the UK continued to buck the European trend in May and once again declined in comparison with last year. According to figures released by the National Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA), total registrations of new commercial vehicles in the UK decreased 2.6 per cent year-on-year in May to 32,127 units. Total European commercial vehicle registrations within the Union rose 9.0 per cent year-on-year to 204,770 units.

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May LCV market declines

May LCV market declines

Monday 5th June 2017 | 0 Comments

The light commercial vehicle market (LCV) declined in May following a period of exceptionally strong demand, according to figures released by SMMT. 26,982 new vans hit British roads in May, representing a fall of 5.3 per cent.

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Tyre manufacturers ready for CV Show between 2016 growth and 2017 flux

Friday 10th March 2017 | 0 Comments

April 2017’s CV Show looks set to mark an important event in the tyre business year, with a strong showing for the industry reflecting both the resilience shown in the UK commercial vehicle sector in 2016 and the potential opportunities offered by the coming period of political change. SMMT registration figures reveal that 2016 was a better year than might have been expected in the haulage and people transportation segments.

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Bridgestone discusses Euro 6 influence on commercial vehicle tyres

Bridgestone discusses Euro 6 influence on commercial vehicle tyres

Friday 10th March 2017 | 0 Comments

The introduction of Euro VI vehicles has naturally led to evolution in the tyre sector. As one of the premium brands responsible for original equipment supply to large HGV manufacturers, such as Volvo, Mercedes, Man, Scania, and Renault, Bridgestone’s newest products have been developed to take Euro VI into account, made to withstand higher front axle loads of the more fuel efficient vehicles. “Our new highway, regional, and on/off specifications have been developed with a higher load index to support these new vehicle designs,” Bridgestone UK technical / field engineering manager - north region, Gary Powell explains.

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UK truck market enjoys further growth in 2016

Tuesday 14th February 2017 | 0 Comments

Registrations of new heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) rose 5.3 per cent to 46,231 units in 2016, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). This is the sector’s third consecutive year of growth. The year ended on a positive note, with 13,555 new HGVs registered in the fourth quarter – a 2.3 per cent improvement on the same period in 2015.

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Demand for HGVs falls in Q3

Thursday 17th November 2016 | 0 Comments

Figures released by the SMMT show that the new heavy goods vehicle (HGV) market declined -3.6 per cent in the third quarter of 2016, with 11,242 units registered. The fall in demand follows five consecutive quarters of growth, and year-to-date the market remains strong, with registrations up 6.6 per cent against the same period in 2016.

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NFDA sees light commercial registrations rise, powered by mid-large vans

Monday 5th September 2016 | 0 Comments

Light commercial vehicles’ sales rose 6.3 per cent compared to last year with 15,385 vans and light trucks registered, the latest SMMT commercial vehicle registration figures show. The most significant increase came from mid to large size vans, which grew by over 14 per cent. ‘Pick-ups’ and 4x4 trucks showed a minor growth, while sub 2.0t car-derived vans, often used by self-employed tradespeople, declined -5.2 per cent.

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June CV registrations mean record van sales for first half 2016

Thursday 7th July 2016 | 0 Comments

Overall light commercial vehicle demand was up 2.7 per cent in June with 36,700 units registered. New van market reached record levels in the first six months of 2016, increasing by 3.0 per cent compared to last year, to 191,996 units.

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Continued growth in European, UK commercial vehicle markets

Continued growth in European, UK commercial vehicle markets

Tuesday 26th April 2016 | 0 Comments

Demand for new commercial vehicles in the EU increased for the 15th month in a row in March, reports the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA). Across the entire EU, new commercial vehicle registrations of all types rose 8.0 per cent to 242,049 units. Generally speaking, the highest rates of growth were recorded in the EU12 countries, where registrations were up an average of 15.9 per cent during the month.

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New 65-plate continues rising CV registration trend

Tuesday 6th October 2015 | 0 Comments

The latest figures from the SMMT show that commercial vehicle (CV) registrations once again posted a healthy rise in September.

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UK, European CV markets continue to grow

UK, European CV markets continue to grow

Tuesday 29th September 2015 | 0 Comments

Demand for new commercial vehicles rose across the European Union for the eighth consecutive month in August, reports the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA). A total of 113,865 new registrations were recorded, a year-on-year increase of 8.7 per cent.

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UK commercial vehicle registrations continue 2015 growth trend – SMMT

Friday 4th September 2015 | 0 Comments

Demand for commercial vehicles has increased in August, with overall new registrations rising 15.3 per cent, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders states. In the year to date, demand has risen 19.0 per cent to 255,849 units, with truck demand in particular rising (38.3 per cent up to 49,890 in 2015). Growth in August for the truck sector saw registrations up 20.2 per cent.

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