The UK’s new heavy goods vehicle (HGV) market fell by 73.4% in the second quarter of 2020, with 4,151 units registered, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). While the bulk of the decline was driven by coronavirus lockdown measures, a strong Q2 in 2019 – boosted by the the introduction of smart tachographs which saw a large uptick in orders – contributed to this year’s decline. Registrations of rigid trucks fell by […]
The French government has confirmed plans to introduce a revised tolling scheme for heavy goods vehicles from the beginning of next year.
As work begins this week to close off major routes in London to lorries, cars, vans, hauliers are calling for lorries to be exempt from the ban.
Latest figures show UK commercial vehicle manufacturing bounced back in August, with growth of almost 48% compared to this time last year.