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Tag: new LCV sales

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More growth for LCV market in April while EV sales plummet

The UK new light van market recorded its 16th consecutive month of sales growth in April, but EV sales took a concerning nose dive last month.
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March marks best first quarter for LCV market since 2021

New LCV sales were up 11% in March, as the SMMT announces that the light van sector has delivered its best first quarter for three years.

LCV market records modest growth in February

February marked fourteen straight months of consecutive LCV registrations growth, as demand for light vans rose by a modest 2%.

Best January in three years for LCV market

Just under 24,000 new LCVs arrived on Britain, in what the SMMT says was the highest volume of January registrations for three years.
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LCV industry rounds off 2023 with successful December

December marked the twelve straight month of registrations growth for the van market, as demand rose by 36% year-on-year last month.
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LCV sales grow past pre-pandemic levels in November

November marked the eleven straight month of registrations growth for the van market, with over 27,000 new LCVs joining the UK road network.
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LCV market growth continues into August

August signalled the eighth month of consecutive registrations growth for the van market, as annual van registrations passed the 200,000 mark.
Vauxhall Vivaro

Electric van demand doubles in July

Electric van sales almost doubled in July, in a month of positive LCV sales growth that rivalled pre-pandemic registration figures.
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LCV market up by almost a third in June

Up 31% in June, the LCV market has recorded six months of consecutive growth, and the best registrations performance since 2019.
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May marks fifth consecutive month of LCV market growth

New light van sales grew by 15% year-on-year in May, but the LCV market is still struggling to match pre-pandemic registration numbers.

New LCV registrations rise in April

April marks the fourth month of consecutive growth for the LCV industry, but the anticipated growth of electric van uptake has been underwhelming.
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Light van market continues strong start to 2023

The LCV market has recorded its third consecutive month of growth after a positive March – as light van sales grew by 17%.
Volkswagen Transporter

LCV market records positive start to 2023

Following a rather gloomy 2022, the 2023 LCV sales race has started strongly, as registrations grew by 26% in January year-on-year.

Britain’s best-selling LCVs for 2022

After another year of Ford dominance in the LCV market, the Transit Custom has been crowned the UK's best-selling van for 2022.

LCV market shrinks by 21% in 2022 after December slump

The LCV market shrank by 20% in 2022, which concluded with a slow December in which 25% less light vans were sold compared to December 2021.
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LCV sales shrink by a fifth in October

After September growth, British LCV sales decreased by 18% year-on-year in October according to the SMMT's latest figures.

September sees LCV sales grow for the first time this year

After successive months of declining sales, the LCV market actually grew by 11% in September, but this isn't as impressive as it seems.
Ford Transit Custom

LCV market falls in July but electric sales climb

The LCV market shrank for the seventh month in a row year-on-year in July, but monthly electric van registrations continued to grow.

LCV market declines for sixth consecutive month

New light commercial vehicle registrations fell by 23% in the month of June compared to the same time last year, as supply shortages continue.

LCV market continues steady sales decline in April

April 2021 saw the highest monthly registrations since records began, but this April's sales numbers are nowhere near as promising.

The best-selling van brands of 2021

Ford continued to dominate van registrations in the UK last year, the Transit Custom finishing as the best-selling van of 2021.

Christmas comes early to the van market

Despite the semiconductor supply shortage, the new LCV market has just recorded the best November in its history.
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Chip shortage starves September LCV sales

The global semiconductor shortage has been blamed for a big slide in new LCV registrations across the UK in September.
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August van sales buck trend with busy showrooms

The UK van market saw its second-best August sales figures in 2021, in what is traditionally one of the quietest months of the year.
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UK van market falls by 20% in 2020

Registrations of new LCVs in the UK fell by 20% in 2020 due to coronavirus lockdowns and worries over the UK-EU relationship.