Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT)

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July LCV market down despite increasing dem...

Aug 08, 2022No Comments

The UK’s new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market declined for the seventh consecutive month in July, down -20.7% to 18,722 units, according to the latest

Car Factory

UK car production down a fifth in first hal...

Jul 28, 2022No Comments

UK car production declined -19.2% in the first six months of the year, according to figures published today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders

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Sixth month of decline for van market

Jul 11, 2022Comments off

The UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market declined for the sixth consecutive month in June, falling – 23.0% to 20,449 units and rounding off

Supply shortages shackle new car market per...

Jul 05, 2022Comments off

UK new car registrations fell -24.3% in June, according to the latest figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The

Car Factory

First rise in 11 months for UK car producti...

Jul 01, 2022Comments off

UK car production grew for the first time since June 2021 in May, up 13.3%, with 62,284 units leaving factory gates, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor

Urgent action needed as UK Auto faces £90 ...

Jun 29, 2022Comments off

British automotive manufacturers are calling for urgent action on spiralling costs as new analysis from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reveals firms

Mercedes eActros

Electric trucks: in it for the longer haul

Jun 27, 2022Comments off

In recent years, manufacturers have provided a growing number of smaller and lighter battery-electric trucks for transport firms to use on their urban delivery operations.

New Vans on dealer forecourt

New van registrations fall for fifth consec...

Jun 07, 2022Comments off

UK light commercial vehicle (LCV) registrations recorded their fifth consecutive month of decline in May, falling -25.1% to 22,000 units, according to the latest figures

Strong start to the year continues for UK C...

May 30, 2022Comments off

UK commercial vehicle (CV) production rose by 27.6% in April, the fourth consecutive month of growth for the sector, according to the latest figures published today

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Industry calls for chargepoint ‘van plan...

May 26, 2022Comments off

More than half of van owners say they are discouraged from switching to an electric van due to a lack of chargepoint infrastructure, according to