CV manufacturing down 23% in first half of year

Commercial vehicle production continued to decline in June, reflecting 2013 structural changes. Volumes fell 25.4% in June and 23% over the first half of the year, with production for both home and export markets affected.

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Celebration and innovation themes of 2014 International Automotive Summit Report

SMMT has published the 2014 International Automotive Summit post-event report. The event, which was held on 11 June at Canary Wharf, celebrated the recent successes of the automotive sector – including 27 consecutive months of growth (at the time of the event) and a doubling of UK export value – and explored the challenges that the industry likely to face in the future.

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Fiat’s ‘little mouse’ grows up at SMMT

Fiat is showcasing the breadth of its 500 range in an SMMT exhibition at its Westminster headquarters. The display, which is being held over two weeks, features the Fiat 500S, 500C and 500L Trekking.

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CV Show visitors: quality and quantity

Organisers of the Commercial Vehicle Show have announced that the independent ABC audit has confirmed a total visitor attendance in 2014 of 18,884; a healthy 4% increase on last year’s figure. Additionally, the demographic analysis of registration data shows the significant authority and influence of visitors from across the road transport and logistics business. The Read more

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