Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT)

UK Motorway

SMMT looks ahead to the year in road transp...

Jan 11, 2022No Comments

This year is set to be another eventful one for the road transport sector, with many developments affecting the industry in the areas of Brexit,

New van registrations grows by a fifth

Jan 11, 2022No Comments

UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) registrations bounced back from the pandemic-hit 2020, growing by more than a fifth (21.4%) in 2021, according to the

Industry comments on SMMT new car registrat...

Jan 07, 2022No Comments

Jamie Hamilton, automotive director and head of electric vehicles at Deloitte, said: “New car sales in December declined by -18% compared to the same period

UK Car production

Covid stalls 2021 UK new car market

Jan 06, 2022No Comments

2021 New car registrations grew by a marginal 1.0% on a pandemic-ravaged 2020, as 1.65 million new cars entered the UK market, according to new

New Vans on dealer forecourt

SMMT: Best-ever November for new van regist...

Dec 07, 2021Comments off

The light commercial vehicle (LCV) market recorded the best November in its history, with 31,320 new vans registered according to the latest figures released today

New car showroom

SMMT: Battery EV uptake doubles

Dec 07, 2021Comments off

New car registrations grew 1.7% in November, bringing an end to four months of consecutive decline, with 115,706 units registered compared to the same period last year, according to

Vivaro production at Vauxhall's plant in Luton, England

CV production increased 17.2% in October

Nov 29, 2021Comments off

UK commercial vehicle (CV) production increased to 7,892 units in October, according to the latest figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders

Plug-in electric car

More plug-in vehicles to be registered in 2...

Nov 04, 2021Comments off

New plug-in vehicle uptake rates have accelerated so rapidly that more will join Britain’s roads in 2021 than during the whole of the last decade,

White vans

September Light Commercial Vehicles sales d...

Oct 11, 2021Comments off

The September light commercial vehicle (LCV) market in declined by –39.5% with 31,535 vans registered according to the latest figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). However, compared

New cars in a showroom

Battery electric vehicles power on despite ...

Oct 05, 2021Comments off

The UK new car market has recorded its weakest September since 1998 ahead of the introduction of the two-plate system in 1999, according to figures