Registrations

05 June 2023 #LCVs #Registrations #SMMT News

New light commercial vehicle registrations reach 25,359 units in May, up 15.3% on last year in the fifth consecutive month of rising demand. Deliveries of new battery electric vans grow by a fifth (19.8%) to 1,041 units, as more businesses

05 June 2023 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

New car registrations rise 16.7% to deliver 10th consecutive month of growth as supply continues to improve. Market records longest uninterrupted period of growth since 2015 – but remains -21.0% down on 2019. Drivers continue switch to electric vehicles as

26 May 2023 #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 2023 that were defined as pre-registrations. Download the April 2023 release


Battery electric car choice quadruples over past five years to support Britain’s world leading zero emission ambition. Every class of vehicle now available as an electric option – from super small urban commuter runarounds to family cars and luxury saloons.


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

17 May 2023 #HGVs #Registrations #SMMT News

UK new HGV registrations rose by 17.1% to 11,517 units in Q1 2023, the best start to a year since pre-pandemic 2019. Double digit growth for rigid and articulated trucks, with volumes up 17.3% and 16.8% respectively. Industry calls for

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

04 May 2023 #LCVs #Registrations #SMMT News

New van registrations rise 4.9% to reach 22,665 units in April. 109,937 new vans registered during first four months of the year, closing the gap to -13.7% on pre-pandemic levels. Growing confidence bolsters outlook to 15.4% growth on 2022, but

04 May 2023 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

New car market records ninth consecutive month of growth, up 11.6% Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) take 15.4% market share, with additional investment needed for more drivers to make the switch. SMMT upgrades 2023 outlook from 1.79m units to 1.83m as

25 April 2023 #Pre-Registration

SMMT released figures for March pre-registrations in the UK new car market. The data shows the number of cars disposed of by vehicle manufacturers in March 2023 that were defined as pre-registrations. Download the March 2023 release

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