Registrations

27 September 2021 #Pre-Registration

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

06 September 2021 #LCVs #Registrations #SMMT News

Industry records second best ever August with 20,582 new van registrations during typically one of the quietest month in the year. New van uptake up 2.6% year to date on pre-pandemic average. Semi-conductor shortages in manufacturing still threaten production and

new car registrations
06 September 2021 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

August new car registrations fall -22.0% in traditionally quiet month pre-plate change.
Demand for battery electric, plug-in hybrid and hybrid cars surges with PHEVs rising most, up 72.1%.
Market year-to-date up 20.3% against Covid hit 2020, but below pre-pandemic levels as sector still battles Covid-related chip shortages.

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.

26 August 2021 #Pre-Registration

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

16 August 2021 #Bus & Coach #Registrations #SMMT News

1,086 vehicles registered in Q2 2021, up 231.1% on 2020, but 347 units or -24.2% short of 2019 outturn. Market fell -3.6% on first half of 2020, with 1,668 vehicles registered year-to-date – less than half the pre-pandemic average.1 Sector

16 August 2021 #HGVs #Registrations #SMMT News

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

05 August 2021 #LCVs #Registrations #SMMT News

July sees 23,606 vans join UK roads, down -14.8% on last year, and -4.0% on pre-pandemic five-year average.

05 August 2021 #Cars #Registrations #SMMT News

123,296 new cars registered as industry records weakest July performance since before the millennium.
Industry revises annual outlook down to 1.82 million units, as supply chain shortages and ‘pingdemic’ frustrate both supply and demand.
Plug-in vehicle uptake accelerates to 17.1% of market with 21,039 units registered in July, with electric vehicles now expected to account for more than one in six new cars acquired in 2021.

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