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Bus and coach registrations fall in August but year-to-date stable

04 September 2014 #Bus & Coach #Registrations #SMMT News
  • Bus and coach market shows decline of 271 units in August, but year-to-date remains stable with 0.3% drop.
  • Purpose-built sector fell by 57.6%, with a year-to-date decrease of 6.3%.
  • Registrations for past 12 months are strong, particularly for converted buses, with a 8.1% increase overall.

“Following a particularly strong August last year, this month saw a drop in bus and coach registrations, down 271 units, however year-to-date figures remain stable with a small decrease of 0.3%” said Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive. “Rolling year figures for the market are positive (up 8.1%) as converted buses lead the way with good performance.”

UK bus and coach registrations: 2014 and % change on 2013



Click through to download the August 2014 bus and coach registrations news release and data tables.

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