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Tag : SMMT

Van registrations struck by declining business confidence

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

SMMT forecasts a slow down in LCV registrations

2 weeks 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

2 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

2 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

5 months ago / 0 comments

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

LCV registrations fall in May

6 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

7 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

7 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

8 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

9 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

9 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

10 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.