Figures for new van registrations in April reveal the “shocking” state of the sector after they plummeted by 86.2%. Just 3,387 light CVs joined UK roads during the month, 21,217 fewer than in April 2019, after the coronavirus effectively shut down the market. The SMMT said registrations of mid-sized vans weighing between two and 2.5-tonnes fell by 90.4% and demand for larger vans in the 2.5-3.5-tonne category dropped by 83.1%. Many of the vehicles registered were delivered to operators working […]
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