CV registrations rise in UK, EU during October

22nd November 2018 | 0 Comments

Although UK commercial vehicle registrations for the year through to the end of October are still lower than for the same period of last year, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) reports a 10.9 per cent year-on-year increase for the month of October, with a total of 33,781 new registrations of commercial vehicles up to 16 tonnes. Across the European Union, a total of 221,514 commercial vehicles were newly-registered during the month, 6.9 per cent more than in October 2017.

As reported by the SMMT earlier in the month, October saw 28,494 new registrations of light commercial vehicles (LCV) up to 3.5 tonnes, a 14.1 per cent increase over last year. New registrations of medium and heavy commercial vehicles (MHCV) over 3.5 tonnes were down 6.4 per cent year-on-year to 4,677 units in October, while new medium and heavy bus and coach (MHBC) registrations rose 23.2 per cent to 610.

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