UK commercial vehicle production back on the slide


 

UK commercial vehicle production decreased to 7,940 units in November, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The 7.8% decline is the weakest November performance since 2017 and reflects the challenges faced by the wider industry, with the global shortage of semiconductors – itself a by-product of the pandemic – continuing to hamper production. November’s decline was driven by a 16.4% fall in the number of CVs built for export, whilst the domestic […]