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UK, European CV registrations drop in September

UK, European CV registrations drop in September

25th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Commercial vehicle registrations dropped both in the UK and the EU in September, according to figures published by the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA). Total commercial new commercial vehicle registrations in the UK fell 22.0 per cent year-on-year to 47,074 units. This was the largest decline seen in a major market, and no doubt driven in part by continued Brexit uncertainty. Across the EU as a whole, total new commercial vehicle registrations decreased 10.0 per cent year-on-year to 191,588 units.

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Automotive industry associations: Brexit not just a British problem

Automotive industry associations: Brexit not just a British problem

23rd September 2019 | 0 Comments

With just over one month to go before the UK is due to leave the EU, the European automotive industry today made a united call for the UK and the EU to avoid a ‘no deal’ Brexit scenario. The lead organisations representing vehicle and parts manufacturers across the EU, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) and European Association of Automotive Suppliers (CLEPA), have joined forces with 21 national associations, including the UK’s Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), to stress the impact a ‘no deal’ Brexit would have on what they call “one of Europe’s most valuable economic assets.”

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No public charge points for electric or hydrogen trucks, says ACEA

No public charge points for electric or hydrogen trucks, says ACEA

21st January 2019 | 0 Comments

A lack of recharging and refuelling infrastructure suitable for electric and other alternatively-powered trucks across the EU threatens CO2 targets, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) states. The ACEA has published new data on public charge points ahead of a meeting on Europe’s first-ever CO2 targets for trucks, producing a chart to demonstrate its findings.

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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.

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Why are there so many different motor oils? – Liqui Moly

Why are there so many different motor oils? – Liqui Moly

19th July 2018 | 0 Comments

Years ago it was easy. You did not have to worry about the right motor oil because the same oil was suitable for almost all cars. This is totally different today. Oliver Kuhn, deputy manager of the Liqui Moly oil laboratory, explains why there is no longer a universal motor oil.

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UK, EU car markets grow in April

UK, EU car markets grow in April

24th May 2018 | 0 Comments

The EU passenger car market returned to growth in April 2018 after demand declined in March. According to figures released by the European Automobile Manufacturers Association, a total of 1,206,273 passenger cars were registered last month, a year-on-year growth of 9.6 per cent. Growth in the UK market exceeded the European average, rising 10.4 per cent year-on-year to 167,911 new registrations.

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EU passenger car demand up 5.9 per cent in October

23rd November 2017 | 0 Comments

In October 2017, European Union demand for passenger cars returned to growth after a decline in September. Registrations of new cars totalled 1,169,672 units, or 5.9 per cent higher than in October last year, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has said.

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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

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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April car registrations down across Europe

16th May 2017 | 0 Comments

New car registration figures published by the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA) show that a total of 1,191,034 units were registered in the EU in April 2017, 6.6 per cent less than the year before. Most major markets saw a decrease: the UK’s market dropped by 19.8 per cent, followed by Germany (-8.0 per cent), France (-6.0 per cent), and Italy (-4.6 per cent). Among the largest markets only Spain grew by 1.1 per cent.

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EU car market 11.2% up in March

19th April 2017 | 0 Comments

March 2017 car registrations in the European Union reached 1,891,583 units in March 2017 according to figures published by the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA), continuing the upward trend seen in the first quarter of the year.

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New car registrations: EU up 10.2%, UK 2.9%

16th February 2017 | 0 Comments

January proved a positive start to the year for new car registrations in the European Union, with the market growing 10.2 per cent year on year. A total of 1,170,220 cars were registered in the EU last month; among the major markets, Spain (+10.7%), France (+10.6%), Germany (+10.5%) and Italy (+10.1%) recorded very strong performances in January, while the UK passenger car market also grew, albeit at more modest rate, increasing 2.9 per cent year-on-year to 174,564 units.

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European car registrations rebound in November

22nd December 2016 | 0 Comments

In November 2016 EU passenger car registration rebounded following the slowdown observed in October. New registrations for the month totalled 1,148,618 units (up 5.8 per cent), according to the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA).

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EU car registrations up 6.9% in June

EU car registrations up 6.9% in June

18th July 2016 | 0 Comments

Although registrations of new passenger cars declined slightly in the UK last month, the opposite applied in most markets within the region. The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) reports that the European Union car market grew for the 34th consecutive month during June 2016, with two of the five largest markets recording a greater than ten per cent year-on-year rise. Registrations jumped 11.9 per cent to 165,208 units in Italy during the month and 11.2 per cent to 123,790 in Spain. Germany, Europe’s largest car market, recorded 339,563 new car registrations during the month, 8.3 per cent more than in June 2015, while France experienced a modest growth of 0.8 per cent, to 227,353 new car registrations.

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European car registrations up 16 per cent in May

20th June 2016 | 0 Comments

In May 2016, European passenger car registrations showed double digit growth marking 33 consecutive months of growth. Year-to-date, the market grew by 9.9 per cent, totalling 6.4 million units. “It is extremely positive to see that European new passenger car registrations rose 16.0 per cent in May, reaching 1,288,220 units,” said Sue Robinson, director of the National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA), which represents franchised car and commercial vehicle retailers across the UK, commenting on figures published by ACEA (European Automobile Manufacturers' Association).

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Goodyear highlights effects of truck tyre choice on CO2 emissions

Goodyear highlights effects of truck tyre choice on CO2 emissions

2nd June 2016 | 0 Comments

Goodyear has added its voice to the debate on the integrated efforts to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the transport industry. The tyre manufacturer points out the effect that recent truck tyre developments have had on significantly reducing CO2 emissions made by commercial vehicles. It also highlights the effectiveness of the EU tyre label in achieving CO2 reduction across the transport industry.

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