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. UK CV production increased by 23.9% last month, with 4,144 trucks, vans and buses leaving production lines, according to the SMMT. It said this increase followed a particularly weak June 2019, when output fell by more than a half due to key model changeovers. However, even though production ramped up, […]
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The ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic, Brexit fallout and weak demand all conspired to result in the fourth consecutive month of decline in UK commercial vehicle production, according to the SMMT.