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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 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

Row of new HGV cabs

HGV market declines -8.4%

Nov 17, 2021Comments off

New heavy goods vehicle (HGV) registrations declined by -8.4% in the third quarter of 2021, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers

Vauxhall Vivaro

UK van market sees marginal decline in Octo...

Nov 05, 2021Comments off

The light commercial vehicle (LCV) market declined marginally by -4.6%, in October, with 27,420 vans registered according to the latest figures released today by the

New Electric Car

Plug-in car performance holds steady despit...

Nov 04, 2021Comments off

New car registrations have fallen for the fourth consecutive month, with a decline of -24.6% to 106,265 units compared to October last year, according to

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,