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Importance of commercial vehicles recognised in new research

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Almost nine in 10 people (88%) said reduced or restricted services from CV-driven services would significantly affect their quality of life.

New van registrations decline in March

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UK new van registrations fell 5.6% last month as looming clean air zone plans and diesel uncertainty impacted on business confidence.

UK CV manufacturing falls in February

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British commercial vehicle production fell -24.2% in February to 6,019 units.

Van registrations put in best February performance in a decade

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UK van registrations rose 6.4% in February, marking the best February performance since 2008.

January brings double-digit decline for UK CV manufacturing

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UK commercial vehicle manufacturing fell for the fifth consecutive month in January as production saw double-digit declines for both home and overseas markets.

Falling business confidence hits UK commercial vehicle output

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UK commercial vehicle manufacturing declined 16.7% last year, hit by fluctuating fleet purchasing cycles, alongside declining confidence among operators.

Larger fleets more inclined to make switch from diesel

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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.

Ninth consecutive month of decline for CV manufacturing

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

LCV registrations down for third month running

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

LCV registrations fall in May

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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

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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

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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

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

LCV registrations down 4.3% in February

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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

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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

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