Bus & Coach Registrations SMMT News

Bus and coach sector achieves 10th consecutive monthly rise

06 August 2012 #Bus & Coach #Registrations #SMMT News
  • The overall bus and coach market rose 90.2% to 622 registrations in July, and 65% over the first seven months.
  • The purpose-built bus and coach sector rose 47.1% in the month and 45.8% for the year-to-date.
  • Converted bus registrations were up 185.3% in June and 88.2% for the January to July period.

“The UK bus and coach market continues to rebound strongly from the extremely difficult market we saw a year ago. In July, registrations were up 90%, the 10th consecutive month of growth and a steady trend that has seen registrations in the sector grow more than 40% over the period,” said Paul Everitt, SMMT Chief Executive. “Operators and manufacturers will be keeping a close eye on the economic stability of the Eurozone, but right now the sector is robust and confident.”

Click through to download the full July 2012 bus and coach registrations news release and data tables, which include a more detailed analysis of the figures.


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