The new van market reported it was down for the second consecutive month in October, according to the latest figures released by the SMMT.
WLTP regulations, together with economic and political uncertainly have been blamed for a 23.5% year-on-year fall in new van registrations in September.
The UK’s heavy good (HGV) market rose by 46.3% in the second quarter of 2019, with 15,605 units registered, according to figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
New figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show that the new van market has reported growth in every month of 2019.
New van registrations rose by 13.5% in June, the sixth consecutive month of growth and a record first six months of the year, according to the SMMT.
Van registrations increased 5.4% in May, the fifth consecutive month of growth, according to figures from the Society of Motor manufacturers and Traders.
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New figures show that demand for new light commercial vehicles (LCVs) grew by 4.7% in April, with 24,604 vans and pick-ups registered in the month.
Growth in the UK van parc, driven largely by online shopping, has almost doubled that of cars since the start of the century, SMMT research has found.
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.
The UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market remained stable in February, with year-on-year demand growing by 1.8%, according to the SMMT.
SMMT data shows double-digit increases in demand for small vans and pickups, up 31.7% and 13.4% respectively.
SMMT figures show that the new LCV market fell by 8.8% in December, capping off a mixed year for the sector, which saw a moderate decline of 1.3% in 2018
More than 29,000 vans and pick-ups joined UK roads, according to the latest figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
The UK new heavy goods vehicle (HGV) market declined by 7% in Q3 2018, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
Demand for new light commercial vehicles (LCVs) increased in October, according to the latest figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
Van sales fell by 6.1% last month, with the market down 3% year-on-year.
Pickups experienced the largest rise in the month up 21.4%, while demand for large vans saw a 14.6% increase to take over two-thirds (67.2%) of all van registrations.
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