CV manufacturing up in June but half-year output down by a quarter


 

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, […]