Demand for new cars in the EU increased for a 20th consecutive month in April 2015, with registrations growing 6.9%.
This weekend begins the 100-day countdown to the official launch of the strictest-ever European vehicle emissions regulation, Euro-6. From 1 September 2015, all new car models sold in the EU must meet this low emissions standard, making them the cleanest vehicles in history.
The Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) has opened its latest grant funding competition, with up to £60 million available to develop innovative low carbon propulsion technologies.
Intertek Transportation Technologies in Milton Keynes has become a European centre of excellence for high end automotive testing and engineering, by unveiling its industry-leading powertrain development facility.
Coach registrations, up 14.2% in April, lead sector as operators prepare for UK’s summer getaway. Overall market remains positive, with year-to-date volumes growing 12.7% to 3,057 units. Purpose-built double-deck bus demand rises 45.9% as demand dips for larger single-deckers. Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive, said, “The purpose-built coach market enjoyed its third month of consecutive
CV registrations rise 23.5% in April, with similar growth of 23.9% for the year to-date. Strong demand for trucks continues, up 43.5% in April to 3,900 units. Van registrations increase for 12th consecutive month to 24,927, up 20.9%. UK van and truck registrations: 2015 and % change on 2014 “With business confidence still on
Spring showroom surge sees UK new car registrations rise 5.1% to 185,778 units
Aston Martin Lagonda has announced £200 million of new investment for product expansion and the development of new models.
Find out who has joined the premier automotive trade association and what they get from membership. New members – April 2015
UK average new car CO2 emissions fall to all-time low of 124.6g/km, beating EU target by 4.2%.