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Tag : SMMT

Larger fleets more inclined to make switch from diesel

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Fleets are being warned of the need to carry out whole-life cost analysis before switching away from diesel vehicles as latest research finds almost two third sof larger businesses are considering phasing it out.

Ninth consecutive month of decline for CV manufacturing

1 month ago / 0 comments

CV manufacturing down 35% in ninth consecutive month of decline.

LCV registrations down for third month running

2 months ago / 0 comments

Light commercial vehicle registrations declined 11.1% in November, marking the third consecutive monthly fall.

Van registrations struck by declining business confidence

3 months ago / 0 comments

Demand for new vans continued to tumble in October as a result of falling business confidence.

SMMT forecasts a slow down in LCV registrations

3 months ago / 0 comments

Latest forecasts by the SMMT indicate a slowing down of the LCV market compared to last year.

UK CV manufacturing up 17.6% in August

4 months ago / 0 comments

Growing expand demand led to a double-digit rise in UK CV manufacturing output in August.

Van market puts in best August performance in 12 years

5 months ago / 0 comments

UK van registrations saw a moderate rise in August, marking the best performance for the month in 12 years.

Fluctuating fleet buying cycles impact July CV production

5 months ago / 0 comments

UK commercial vehicle production fell last month, with the Society of Motor Manufacturers (SMMT) attributing the decline to fluctuating fleet buying cycles.

Export of British-built vans, trucks and buses reliant on EU

5 months ago / 0 comments

Nearly two-thirds of British-built vans, trucks and buses were exported during the first six months of 2017, with almost all headed to the EU (94.7%), according to the SMMT.

Slight growth for van market in July as pickups decline

6 months ago / 0 comments

The UK new van market recorded a slight upturn of 1.1% in July with 24,766 registrations.

Pick-up demand helps van market return to growth

7 months ago / 0 comments

LCV registrations saw a rise in June following four consecutive months of decline.

LCV registrations fall in May

8 months ago / 0 comments

Van registrations declined in May, with the downturn attributed to a market rebalance following a period of very strong demand.

LCV registrations drop in April

9 months ago / 0 comments

Light commercial vehicle registrations declined in April, falling 18.8% to 22,625 units, according to figures released by the SMMT.

CV industry highlights value of diesels to UK economy

9 months ago / 0 comments

Diesel vehicles plays a vital role in the UK’s emergency and delivery services, with Euro 6 CVs on the roads marking the cleanest and safest ever.

March van registrations suffer first fall in five years

10 months ago / 0 comments

UK van registrations saw a slight downturn in March, with a marked decrease for smaller vehicles.

LCV registrations down 4.3% in February

11 months ago / 0 comments

Light commercial vehicle registrations fell -4.3% in February, with strong falls in 4x4s and small vans.

‘Anti-diesel agenda’ to impact on falling van CO2 emissions says SMMT

11 months ago / 0 comments

New van CO2 emissions declined further in 2016 but the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has warned that the ‘anti-diesel’ agenda will halt further progress.

Van market sees modest growth but registrations for rigids decline

12 months ago / 0 comments

The new van market got off to a positive start in 2017 but registrations for 4x4s and rigids declined, latest figures show.