04 March 2022 #LCVs #Registrations #SMMT News

New light commercial vehicle (LCV) registrations fall -6.0% in February to 16,165 units. Registrations of large vans decline by -9.9%, but demand for medium-sized vans, the second biggest segment by volume, grows 36.9%. Market holds 14.6% above pre-pandemic levels. SEE

04 March 2022 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

58,994 new cars registered during conventionally low volume pre-plate change month. Demand up 15.0% on locked-down 2021 but economic uncertainty and supply challenges keep market -25.9% below pre-pandemic February 2020.

28 February 2022 #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 2022 that were defined as pre-registrations. Download the January 2022 release

17 February 2022 #Bus & Coach #Registrations #SMMT News

Demand for new buses and coaches drops -16.8% in 2021, with only 3,467 vehicles joining UK roads. Double-deck bus registrations fall -35.4%, driving overall decline. Q4 down -31.6% rounding off the weakest year since records began in 1996. • Sector

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

Automotive industry publishes new seven-point plan putting consumers at the heart of EV infrastructure planning and delivery to secure UK’s zero-emission future.

04 February 2022 #LCVs #Registrations #SMMT News

New light commercial vehicle (LCV) market falls by -26.9% in January to 17,566 units, compared with a bumper January last year. Demand for battery electric vehicles bucks trend with 21.4% rise. Market outlook forecasts 2.0% growth of sector for 2022,

04 February 2022 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

115,087 new cars registered as 2022 kicks off, 27.5% up on January 2021 when lockdown restrictions kept showrooms shut.
One in five buyers goes electric, while new analysis reveals average new car CO2 reached record low, down -11.2% in 2021.
New industry outlook puts 2022 market on course for 1.897m units – up 15.2% on 2021 but down -17.9% on pre-Covid 2019.

31 January 2022 #Registrations #SMMT News

Grey is the UK’s most popular new car colour for fourth consecutive year, followed by black and white to complete the monochrome set. Blue edges closer to top three but appetite for niche paints gold, yellow, turquoise and green grow

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