SMMT News

05 March 2024 #LCVs #Registrations #SMMT News

New light commercial vehicle (LCV) registrations grow 2.2% to 17,934 units in the best performance for the month for 26 years. Large vans remain most popular as demand rises by 1.4% to 12,300 units, while medium and small-sized van demand

05 March 2024 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

New car registrations rise 14.0% to 84,886 units – best performance for the month since 2004. Battery electric vehicle share grows during traditionally low-volume, pre-new number plate month. Industry calls for fairer EV taxation as fleets continue to drive growth,

01 March 2024 #SMMT News

New research shows almost half of would-be EV buyers will now wait until after 2030 to switch – compared with just one in 10 last year. Third of motorists most concerned with upfront cost as private EV uptake down -19%

29 February 2024 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK CV production rises 26.9% in January in best start to a year since 2008. Production for export up 49.8%, while output for the UK declines -4.0%. Exports drive growth, with nearly seven in 10 (67.8%) CVs built for international

29 February 2024 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

British car manufacturing output grows 21.0% in January, to 82,997 units. Export volumes up 11.6%, while production for UK market surges 64.5%. Electrified vehicle production continues to grow, up 4.5% to 29,590 units. UK car production got off to a

26 February 2024 #SMMT News

Find out below who has joined the premier automotive trade association and what they get from membership: B_ON Automotive Limited – www.b-on.com JCB Power Systems Ltd – www.jcb.com Pilgrim Motorsports Ltd – www.pilgrim-motorsports.co.uk Prosol UK Sales and Distribution Ltd –

22 February 2024 #Pre-Registration

SMMT released figures for January pre-registrations in the UK new car market. The data shows the number of cars disposed of by vehicle manufacturers in January 2024 that were defined as pre-registrations. Download the January 2024 release

16 February 2024 #Bus & Coach #SMMT News

Demand for new buses, coaches and minibuses reaches highest level since the pandemic with 4,932 new units entering service in 2023. Market up 44.6% on previous year but remains -16.0% down on 2019. Sector leads UK’s Net Zero journey as

16 February 2024 #HGVs #SMMT News

UK’s new truck market grows for second consecutive year, up 13.5% to 46,227 units in 2023 – the best performance since 2019. Demand soars for rigid and articulated trucks, rising 14.7% and 12.2% respectively. Zero emission HGV registrations triple year

08 February 2024 #SMMT News #Used Car Sales

UK used car transactions grow 5.1% in 2023, with 7,242,692 changing hands as improving new car market re-energises supply. Superminis and black paint most popular used car style choices, taking 32.1% and 21.4% of the market respectively. Battery electric car

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