HGV registrations surged by more than a fifth (21%) to 11,859 units in the first quarter of 2019, according to the SMMT. Registrations of rigids at 6,339 units showed a close to 13% increase year on year, while artics were the star performer with registrations close to a third higher (32.3%) than a year ago at 5,520. The SMMT said that a number of large orders and strong market incentives had helped drive registrations after flat performances in 2017 and […]
Avoid a no-deal Brexit or face “devastating” trade and job losses, automotive industry warns EU and UK negotiators
Twenty three European automotive industry leaders are calling on the EU and UK to “pull out all the stops” to avoid a no-deal Brexit and secure a free trade agreement (FTA) or face “devastating” trade and job losses across the sector.
UK commercial vehicle manufacturing picked up in June, but the growth failed to offset the impact of Covid-19 as overall half-year output plummeted by almost a quarter, new figures show.