16 November 2021 #Bus & Coach #SMMT News

853 vehicles registered in Q3 2021, down -19.8% on 2020, and 500 units or -37.0% short of 2019 outturn. Double-deck bus market declines -63.6% in Q3 as long-term low passenger numbers continue to hamper demand. Market falls -10.2% on first

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.

04 November 2021 #LCVs #Registrations #SMMT News

LCV market declines by -4.6% in October with 27,420 units registered as semiconductor shortages continue to hamper supply.

04 November 2021 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

106,265 new cars registered in October, a -24.6% fall on last year and the weakest October since 1991.
Plug-in vehicles now account for 16.6% of all cars registered so far in 2021.
Chip shortages and tax rises mean industry expects to finish year on 1.66m units, or only 1.9% ahead of Covid-hit 2020.

01 November 2021 #Pre-Registration

SMMT released figures for September pre-registrations in the UK new car market. The data shows the number of cars disposed of by vehicle manufacturers in September 2021 that were defined as pre-registrations. Download the September 2021 release

SMMT calls for automotive sector to be the engine of the UK’s future international trade deals after new report reveals vehicles are the nation’s most valuable exported good, worth £27 billion.
Total automotive sector trade drops -26% during pandemic-hit 2020 but still reaches £74 billion, benefiting every UK region.
Long-term global car market growth provides major opportunity to accelerate economy.
Supportive Rules of Origin to reflect post-Brexit supplier base and gigafactory investment will aid Global Britain in leading worldwide transition to electric vehicles.

05 October 2021 #LCVs #Registrations #SMMT News

LCV market declines by -39.5% in September as the semiconductor shortage creates supply challenge. New van uptake remains up 28.4% over the year-to-date but -5.9% on five-year pre-pandemic average. Heavy van uptake up 39.3% on 2020, with 181,954 registered over

new car registrations
05 October 2021 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

New car registrations fall -34.4% on Covid-hit 2020 to 215,312 units, the weakest September since 1998, before the twice-a-year number plate system was introduced.
Supply issues caused by semiconductor shortages continue to plague industry
Battery electric vehicles charge ahead as 32,721 join the road – the best monthly performance ever.

Filter News

Update Newsletter