Registrations

05 June 2024 #LCVs #Registrations #SMMT News

17th month of growth in LCV market as volumes rise 1.9%. Growth fuelled by midweight vans as market records best May since record-breaking 2021. Battery electric vehicle uptake rises but market still short of targets. SEE LCV REGISTRATIONS BY BRAND

05 June 2024 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

New car registrations up 1.7% in May in 22nd consecutive month of growth. Battery electric vehicle (BEV) market share rises to 17.6% in the month and 16.1% YTD. Retail BEV uptake declines less than overall private market as manufacturers subsidise

30 May 2024 #LCVs #UK Manufacturing

UK CV manufacturing declines -19.9% to 8,413 units in April but maintains 13.6% lead in first four months – the best year to date performance since 2010. April output for both UK and export markets down, by -9.9% and -24.1% respectively, but exports remain up 30.3% YTD. EU overwhelmingly Britain’s biggest export market, with 97.1% of

23 May 2024 #Pre-Registration

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

23 May 2024 #Cars #SMMT News

British motorists benefit from more EV choice than ever with 102 models now available as zero emission. Some EVs on sale with max range of 450 miles, more than three times the average distance drivers travel in a week. Manufacturer

21 May 2024 #Bus & Coach #SMMT News

UK’s bus market could be first vehicle sector to decarbonise, with more than four in 10 new single and double deckers now zero emission. National rollout currently uneven with almost half of all ZEV buses registered in 2023 going to


UK’s rollout of new buses, coaches and minibuses accelerates in first quarter, surging 74.6%. Minibus demand more than doubles, while single and double decker uptake rises 33.6% and 70.0% respectively. Zero emission demand rises by 22.9%, boosting access to mass

16 May 2024 #HGVs #Registrations #SMMT News

UK new heavy vehicle market falls slightly following bumper two years, down -3.9%. Rigid HGV uptake rises 8.4% but growth offset by -16.5% decline in articulated trucks following fulfilment of pent-up demand. BEV uptake rises 56.3% to reach 0.5% share

07 May 2024 #LCVs #Registrations #SMMT News

New light commercial vehicle market up 5.4% in April, marking 16th consecutive month of growth. Battery electric van demand falls by -42.4%, with urgent need to ramp up van chargepoint rollout. Latest SMMT outlook expects UK new van registrations to

new car registrations
07 May 2024 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

New car registrations record 21st month of growth, rising 1.0% in April. Battery electric vehicle (BEV) market share rises to 16.9%, sustained entirely by business buyers, as private retail demand continues to drop. New 2024 market outlook revises overall uptake

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