The UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market returned to decline with a 16.1% decrease in demand, according to the latest figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
Sales of new heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) have fallen by 73.4% in the second quarter of 2020, with 4,151 units registered in the period.
New LCV registrations have grown by 7.1% in July, following four months of double-digit declines during the coronavirus pandemic.
Registrations for new light commercial vehicles were down by 24.8% in June, leaving the sector 44.6% behind last year’s figures for the first half of the year.
UK light commercial vehicle (LCV) registrations fell by 74.1% in May, despite demand for vans from key worker fleets.
The UK’s new heavy goods vehicle (HGV) market fell 22.5% in the first quarter of 2020, with 9,193 units registered, according to figures released by the SMMT.
The light commercial vehicle (LCV) market is now expected to decline by 28% in 2020, with 263,000 registrations compared to the previous year.
Registrations of new light commercial vehicles (LCVs) fell 2% in February, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
The most popular vans of 2019 have been revealed by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) and The Van Insurer.
UK van registrations finished 2019 on a high, with a 2.4% increase on last year despite political and economic uncertainty for much of the year.
July returned the seventh consecutive month of growth for new Light Commercial Vehicles (LCVs) as registrations rose by 10.95% versus July 2018 with 25,862 new vehicles registered.
UK LCV registrations increased by 10.6% to 66,123 units in March, with growth fuelled by demand for medium and large vans, up 17.9% and 13% respectively.
Mercedes-Benz Trucks has increased registrations by 4% in the first half of 2018.