There was a modest increase in UK commercial vehicle production in September, figures showed. There were 7,799 CVs produced, a 1.8% increase on 2020, although output remained 8.1% below the five-year average for the month, according to the SMMT. The automotive association said production had declined by 35.1% in August and so any increase was good news, particularly when compared to a strong September 2020 when volumes were driven by the fulfilment of several large fleet orders. The latest increase […]
The RHA has given a cautious welcome to the government’s decision this week to set up an industry taskforce to advise on the UK’s supply chain crisis but warned that ministers must act on its advice rather than use it as a “smokescreen” to hide a lack of government action.
UK van registrations saw a fifth consecutive month of decline in May, falling by a quarter ( -25.1%) to 22,000 units, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).