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Buoyant bus and coach market bounces back in September

04 October 2012 #Bus & Coach #Registrations #SMMT News
  • The total bus and coach market grew 58.5% to 913 units in September and rose 55% over the year-to-date.
  • The purpose-built bus and coach sector fell 9.5% in the month, but increased 23.6% during Q1-Q3 2012.
  • Converted bus registrations were up 155% in September and 98.4% during January-September.

“Bouncing back from a dip in August, the overall bus and coach market grew 58.5% in September, with mixed demand across the various weight categories,” said Paul Everitt, SMMT Chief Executive. “While the strength of the overall market is encouraging, concerns remain about durability of demand in the coming months.”

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

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