17 May 2022 #HGVs #Registrations #SMMT News

9,837 heavy goods vehicles registered in first three months of 2022, down -2.3%.
Demand for articulated trucks up 7.4% but rigid uptake falls -10.1%.
Supply chain challenges and parts shortages hold back market at -17.1% below pre-pandemic levels.

17 February 2022 #HGVs #Registrations #SMMT News

UK new HGV registrations increase to 37,163 (+12.9%) as market gains ground after locked down 2020. Supply chain constraints see market end -16.9% down on pre-pandemic average. Industry calls for clear plan to drive transition to zero emission vehicles and

16 November 2021 #HGVs #Registrations #SMMT News

UK HGV market declines -8.4% in the third quarter, with 7,715 vehicles registered.
New truck registrations down on subdued Q3 2020 and -9.8% on a particularly weak Q3 pre-pandemic 2019.
27,272 trucks registered in the first three quarters of the year, down -24.3% on pre-pandemic 2019.

31 August 2021 #HGVs #LCVs #SMMT News

New analysis reveals that, due to lack of clear diesel replacement technology, just 0.2% of HGVs on the road are alternatively fuelled – the same proportion as cars in 2007.
One in 38 new vans registered in 2021 is pure electric, compared to one in 12 cars.
Government support for infrastructure, technological development and long-term market transition will be needed to give industry the clarity to encourage further investment in fossil fuel-free commercial vehicles.

16 August 2021 #HGVs #Registrations #SMMT News

UK HGV market shows signs of recovery after Covid-impacted Q2 2020, with 9,493 vehicles registered.

18 May 2021 #HGVs #Registrations #SMMT News

10,064 trucks registered in the first three months of the year, up 9.5% on weak Q1 2020. Growth driven by increased demand for articulated trucks, up 25.3% to 4,528 units. Tractor and tipper registrations up 26.6% and 10.8% respectively, while

17 February 2021 #HGVs #Registrations #SMMT News

Truck registrations drop to 32,918 units following bumper 2019 and impact of pandemic. Falls seen in both rigids (-27.9%) and articulated trucks (-37.2%). Q4 underwhelms with -10.9% fall despite pre-Christmas push in truck activity. Gradual return to pre-pandemic utilisation levels

16 November 2020 #HGVs #Registrations #SMMT News

UK HGV market dips by 138 units to 8,419 in Q3 after turbulent first half of the year. Demand for rigids up by 12.6% mirroring demand for essential delivery services and construction as lockdown measures eased over the summer. Market

17 August 2020 #HGVs #Registrations #SMMT News

UK heavy goods vehicle market shrinks by -73.4% in second quarter.

18 May 2020 #HGVs #SMMT News

New UK heavy goods vehicle market declines, down -22.5% on the same quarter last year. Markets for both rigid and artic trucks in decline, with a total 9,193 vehicles joining UK roads. Demand in double digit decline across all segments,

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