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The number of new LCVS registered increased by 7% in July, the first monthly year-on-year increase since January, fuelled by pent-up demand from operators after lockdown restrictions have been lifted.
June provided another tough month for the light commercial vehicle sector, with registrations down 24.8% compared to the same time in 2019, and sales in the sector were more than 44% down on the first half of last year.
The UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market declined by 86.2% in April as nearly all registrations stopped due to coronavirus lockdowns.
The new light commercial vehicle market more than halved in March compared to 2019 figures as the effects of the coronavirus pandemic impacted on the sector.
The UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market grew by 5.9% in the first month of 2020, breaking a run of three successive months of year-on-year decline, new figures have revealed.
ew van registrations grew in December, reversing the trend of the previous three months, helping to ensure that the market ended the year 2.4% up on 2018 figures.
New light commercial vehicle (LCV) registrations fell by 9.6% in November, the third consecutive monthly decline, with market uncertainty and regulatory changes...
New LCV registrations fell by 11% year-on-year in October – the second consecutive monthly decline – as economic uncertainty and regulatory changes...
The UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market fell by more than 23% year-on-year in September, according to registration figures published this week.
New light commercial vehicle (LCV) registrations jumped by 41% year-on-year, with regulatory changes and retail deals fuelling growth, according to new figures.
Registrations of new LCVs rose by 11% in July, largely driven by demand for vans, but the market for rigids from 3.5 - 6.0 tonnes continues to fall.
UK commercial vehicle production more than halved in June compared to 2018, thanks to changeovers in models and declining exports.
The UK new light commercial vehicle market recorded a record first half of the year, registering its sixth consecutive month of growth in June.
The UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market climbed 5% in May, the fifth consecutive month of growth in van sales.
The UK new van market continued its strong start to the year in April, with registrations up nearly 5% year-on-year, according to the latest figures.
New LCV registrations were up slightly in February compared to the same month last year, recording just under 2% of growth.
The new light commercial vehicle market grew by nearly 9% in January, according to the latest results posted this week by the SMMT.
It was a poor showing for December new LCV registrations, with results down nearly 9% to close the year for 2018 in figures published today by the SMMT.
UK commercial vehicle production increased by 26% in November, but industry bosses said figures were skewed by fleet orders.
The LCV market is enjoying a strong finish to a turbulent year in 2018, with new registrations up by 10% in November, following a 14% increase in October.
Strong sales of large vans overcame falls of medium and small vans to help the overall new LCV market post growth of 14% in October.
Small and medium vans were chiefly responsible for the new LCV market falling 6% in September compared to the same month last year.
The roller coaster ride of new LCV registrations in 2018 is continuing. After two months of falling figures, August saw sales up by 5%.
New LCV registrations fell by 6% for the second month in succession, according to the latest numbers published today by the SMMT.
UK van registrations fell 5.8% in June, more than reversing a 2% rise in May in what remains a volatile market.