UK commercial vehicle production sees best August since 2012


 

Latest figures show UK commercial vehicle manufacturing bounced back in August, with growth of almost 48% compared to this time last year. However, the SMMT warns year-to-date volumes are still down 13.4%, driven by a 24.5% reduction in overseas orders. New model production coming on stream positively impacted the monthly figures, which reversed four months of successive decline. The SMMT said 5,544 units rolled off the production lines in August, nearly 1,800 more than in August 2018, making it the […]