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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.
CV manufacturing down 35% in ninth consecutive month of decline.
Light commercial vehicle registrations declined 11.1% in November, marking the third consecutive monthly fall.
Demand for new vans continued to tumble in October as a result of falling business confidence.
Latest forecasts by the SMMT indicate a slowing down of the LCV market compared to last year.
Growing expand demand led to a double-digit rise in UK CV manufacturing output in August.
UK van registrations saw a moderate rise in August, marking the best performance for the month in 12 years.
UK commercial vehicle production fell last month, with the Society of Motor Manufacturers (SMMT) attributing the decline to fluctuating fleet buying cycles.
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.
The UK new van market recorded a slight upturn of 1.1% in July with 24,766 registrations.
LCV registrations saw a rise in June following four consecutive months of decline.
Van registrations declined in May, with the downturn attributed to a market rebalance following a period of very strong demand.
Light commercial vehicle registrations declined in April, falling 18.8% to 22,625 units, according to figures released by the SMMT.
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.
UK van registrations saw a slight downturn in March, with a marked decrease for smaller vehicles.
Light commercial vehicle registrations fell -4.3% in February, with strong falls in 4x4s and small vans.
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.