February sees UK commercial vehicle production grow for first time in five months


UK commercial vehicle production for the domestic market returned to growth in February this year, following five months of decline, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Output rose by 14.6% in the period, with 3,279 vans, trucks and buses built for UK operators. In contrast, production for export fell by 26.2% in the month with 1,670 fewer units shipped overseas, which SMMT said was due to slower demand in key European markets. […]