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 […]
Truck registrations over 6 tonnes fell 13.1% to 8,557 in Q3 2019 as the market “rebalanced” after higher than usual sales in H1, according to the SMMT.
Following the result of the European Union referendum, which saw 52% of a 72% turnout vote to leave the EU, trade associations have warned the government that “quick work” will be required to steady nerves and avoid new costs and restrictions.
Figures for new van registrations in April reveal the “shocking” state of the sector after they plummeted by 86.2%.