Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT)

Autonomous

Self-driving commercial vehicles

Sep 24, 2021No Comments

Autonomous driving of commercial vehicles has been a subject of debate for years, but the idea now seems to be becoming reality with manufacturers and

Van registrations

Van registrations show strong demand

Sep 09, 2021No Comments

The new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market saw its second best August on record with 20,582 registrations, according to the latest figures released today by

new car registrations

Electrified vehicle demand surges in small ...

Sep 06, 2021No Comments

UK new car registrations fell -22.0% in August, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). 68,033 units were

zero-emission HGVs

‘Plans before bans’ for transit...

Sep 01, 2021No Comments

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has today published a new report calling on Government to help the commercial vehicle industry transition to

van sales

Supply shortages stunt new van sales

Aug 06, 2021Comments off

The light commercial vehicle (LCV) market saw its first decline since December 2020 as July registrations fell -14.8%, according to the latest figures released today

New car registrations

New car registrations slows as shortages su...

Aug 05, 2021Comments off

July’s new car registrations fell by -29.5% to 123,296 units, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The

Driver Shortage

SMMT: Can the driver shortage be solved?

Jul 09, 2021Comments off

The UK is currently suffering from an estimated deficit of about 65,000 HGV drivers but what is behind the shortage and what can be done

SMMT

Britain’s cars getting older, but van own...

May 24, 2021Comments off

Vehicle numbers on UK roads fell to 40,350,714 in 2020, according to Motorparc data released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), the

HGV

British HGV market up 9.5% after a year of ...

May 19, 2021Comments off

New heavy goods vehicle (HGV) registrations increased by 9.5% in the first three months of 2021, according to figures released today by the Society of

light commercial vehicle

New van market still playing catch-up

Apr 07, 2021Comments off

The new light commercial vehicle market grew by 85.5% in March with 56,122 vans joining UK roads with the ’21 new number plate, according to