UK CV production falls in June as market stabilises

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UK commercial vehicle manufacturing saw a decline in June, according to figures published today by SMMT. 7,686 CVs were built in Britain last month, down -21.7% compared with the previous year as the market rebalanced following a particularly strong performance in June 2015.

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New members – July 2016

Find out who has joined the premier automotive trade association and what they get from membership. New members – July 2016

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Demand for heavy vans drives first-half record for UK market

New van market achieves record performance in first six months of 2016, up 3.0% to 191,996 units. Heavy vans (>2.5t-3.5t) fuel demand, rising 12.7% in the year-to-date. Upbeat June continues 2016’s positive performance, with registrations up 2.7% to 36,700. The new UK van market recorded its fifth consecutive month of growth in June, with registrations

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Record six months for new car market but demand stabilises over second quarter

June new car registrations 2000 to present chart

Demand for new cars up 3.2% in first half of 2016, with a record 1,420,636 registrations between January and June. Growth seen across all fuel types, as alternatively fuelled vehicles lead the way with 21.3% boost YTD. June sees small -0.8% decline as new car market continues to stabilise. The UK new car market grew

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