Bus & Coach

16 November 2023 #Bus & Coach #Registrations #SMMT News

UK operator demand for new buses, coaches and minibuses more than doubles in Q3 2023, up 130.6%, with 1,739 vehicles joining Britain’s road transport network. Second successive quarter of growth with rising uptake of double and single deckers, up 214.4%

16 August 2023 #Bus & Coach #Registrations #SMMT News

UK new bus, coach and minibus market up 5.9% in Q2 2023, as 1,129 vehicles join Britain’s road transport network. Growth driven by surge in demand for double and single deckers, up 211.3% and 32.0% respectively, while demand for minibuses

UK demand for new buses and coaches declines slightly -0.6% in Q1 2023, some -39.7% below the pre-pandemic five-year average. Single and double deck bus and coach sectors rally, up 89.1% and 55.2% respectively, but falling minibus registrations and ongoing

11 May 2023 #Bus & Coach

Bus operator Go-Ahead unveiled commemorative buses in London and South West England to mark the coronation of Their Majesties Kings Charles III and Queen Camilla. In Devon, a red, white and blue Plymouth Citybus double-decker with festive bunting took to

Number of vehicles on UK roads grows 0.5% to reach record 40.7 million, with car ownership rising for first time since 2019. One in every 32 cars now comes with a plug with 1.1 million electric cars now in use,

16 February 2023 #Bus & Coach #Registrations #SMMT News

Demand for new buses and coaches declines by -1.6% in 2022, with 3,411 units joining UK roads. Single-deck bus registrations grow 40.6%, but minibuses – the largest volume segment – fall by -13.2%. Despite growth from Q1 to Q3, a

16 November 2022 #Bus & Coach #Registrations #SMMT News

754 new buses and coaches join UK roads in Q3, down -11.6% year on year and marking 2022’s first quarter of decline. Registrations of minibuses, the largest segment by volume, fall -26.9% but new single and double deckers rise 13.2%

16 August 2022 #Bus & Coach #Registrations #SMMT News

1,066 new buses and coaches registered in Britain from April to June, up 0.6% on the same period last year. Q2 performance puts first half of 2022 up 17.9% year-on-year, with 2,040 vehicles registered – but market remains down -46.4%

Vans, trucks, buses and coaches reach highest-ever proportion of vehicles on the road, with commercial vehicles accounting for more than one in eight vehicles in service. All vehicle sectors see increased numbers during 2021 as buses grow for first time

Vehicles on UK roads increase 0.4% to 40,506,971 in 2021, but car ownership falls -0.2% to 35,023,652 units – the first consecutive annual decrease in car ownership in more than 100 years. Electric vehicle use rises by 71% to 748,349

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