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23 June 2022 #Uncategorised

Next week, one of SMMT’s most high profile events is finally upon us, with the CV sector a pivotal point of the discussion. SMMT’s International Automotive Summit is one of the top fixtures in the UK automotive calendar, and a

16 June 2022 #Uncategorised

A quick search reveals there are 156 mentions of infrastructure in the government’s new Future of Freight paper, published this week. Not all of them relate to electric charging infrastructure, but ‘enabling the transition to net zero’ is a key

09 June 2022 #Uncategorised

While we are all looking to put the pandemic behind us, its seismic effects are yet to become a thing of the past, not least in Britain’s van sector. New figures from SMMT show new van registrations fell for the

01 June 2022 #Uncategorised

We all know that working vehicles play a massive part in keeping the country going, driving the economy, but new data shows just how big a role they have taken on. New figures for 2021 show that commercial vehicles, buses

26 May 2022 #Uncategorised

The CV Show had a great spring in its step, commercial vehicle production in April has beaten even pre-pandemic levels of output, and there are more and more electric van options for buyers – many of which were on display

19 May 2022 #Uncategorised

Buses and coaches continue to have something of a rollercoaster ride in registration numbers. Ahead of the Commercial Vehicle Show starting at the NEC next Tuesday, SMMT published its first quarter registration figures for bus, coach and heavy goods vehicles

12 May 2022 #Uncategorised

It’s T-minus 11 days and counting before the 2022 Commercial Vehicle Show opens its doors again at the NEC Birmingham on Tuesday 24 May. Usually we’d have to wait a year between shows, but following the success of last year’s

05 May 2022 #Uncategorised

“What a difference a year can make: today’s figures from SMMT show this April saw light commercial vehicle registrations drop by nearly a third compared with the same month last year. We must remember that April 2021 was the highest

28 April 2022 #Uncategorised

Although there are significant issues with supply chain at the moment, commercial vehicle production hit a 12-year high in the UK in March, with 10,130 vehicles rolling out of the factory doors – a 64.3% increase on the same month


Average battery range of vehicles at annual SMMT Test Day grows from 74 miles to almost 260 miles during Britain’s first ‘electric decade’. Industry confirms commitment to zero-emission motoring, from hatchbacks to supercars, as more than 40% of models on

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