Tag: SMMT

The SMMT (Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders) is the trade association for the UK motor industry. Articles about SMMT at The Van Expert.

New LCV sales remain stable in August

New LCV registrations saw modest growth of 1.5% in August, compared to the same month last year, according to the latest data released today by the SMMT.
Ford Transit Custon, July's biggest-selling LCV

July sees new LCV market stabilise

The latest figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show that registrations of new LCVs grew by 1.1% in July.
Ford Transit Custom was most popular LCV in June

Registrations of new LCVs pick up in June

Official figures released today show that LCV registrations rose by just under 2% in June, the first increase since January.
Ford Transit Custom remains most popular LCV

Pick-up demand cannot combat LCV market downturn

Sales of new light commercial vehicles fell by more than 5% in May, despite a strong showing from the pick-up truck segment. All other LCV categories fell.
Dramatic drop in registrations of LCVs in April (The Van Expert)

Dramatic drop in registrations of new LCVs in April

Figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders show that registrations of new LCVs plummeted by 18.8% down to 22,625 units in April.
Vauxhall Vivaro on the Luton production line

March sees fall in UK CV production

Figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show that UK commercial vehicle production fell by 4.3% in March.
Mercedes-Benz Vito of HTEC

Registrations of new LCVs dip in March

Figures released by the SMMT show that the number of LCV registrations for March dropped 0.9% compared to the same month in 2016.
Volkswagen Transporter fleet for Mountjoy

LCV sales slow in February

Figures released by the SMMT show that the number of LCV registrations for February dropped 4.3% compared to the same month in 2016.
Van drivers are being urged to check the safety of their vehicles as the Department for Transport's (DfT) figures continue to show that the risk of work-related driving accidents remains high.

Is your van a danger on the road?

Van drivers are being urged to check the safety of their vehicles after the publication of the Road Casualties Report by the Department of Transport (DfT).
Volkswagen van centre

Slow but positive start to van sales

Sales of new vans in the UK are still growing, though the increase was a modest 1.2 per cent in January. Heavy vans led the rise, smaller versions slipping.

Soaring exports keep CV factories busy

Exports are driving soaring production at the UK’s commercial vehicle plants.In total 9,669 CVs were built in the UK’s factories in November, up nine...

Best November on record for new LCV registrations

November 2016 was a record-breaking month for light commercial vehicle (LCV) registrations, according to the latest results published by SMMT today.
Mercedes-Benz Vito October 2016

New van registrations fall in October

New light commercial vehicle registrations fell by 4.5 per cent in October compared to last year, according to latest figures released today.
Vauxhall vans, September 2016

Pick-ups driving LCV registration results

New LCV registration data for September 2016 has been published today by SMMT, with overall growth of 1.9% over the same month last year.
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Citan

LCV market soars to record heights in August

August saw the highest number of new LCV registrations for any month in 11 years, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
Ford Transit and Transit Custom

LCV registrations flat in July

Registration figures for vans and LCVs in July were flat, with a small decrease over the same month last year according to the latest data released today by SMMT.

Heavy haulers drive soaring van market

UK van sales are continuing to climb, driven by demand for the heaviest vehicles. Registrations of vans in the UK were up for the fifth successive month.

Record May but van sales slowing

The UK’s van market posted its fourth consecutive month of growth in May, which was up 1.9 per cent on the same period in 2015.

Large vans drive soaring LCV market

UK van market is continuing to climb, up 11.8 per cent in April. Thanks to the CV Show April, 27,880 new vehicles were registered.

Sliding CV production ‘a rebalancing’

In the week the commercial vehicle market focuses on the UK and the CV Show, new figures show that commercial production in the UK slid substantially.

Larger vans keep sector in the black

Van sales in the UK are continuing to grow, the market having recorded a positive first quarter of 2016. LCV Demand rose 3.1 per cent in March.

‘Strong’ van market despite sales slide

The UK’s van sales market put the brakes on five months of growth in January, slipping by 4.2 per cent.

Vans drive CV market to a record

Strong van sales drove the UK CV market to an all-time high. New figures from SMMT show that registrations of commercial vehicles in 2015 were up 16.7%.

UK van sales back on the up

Sales in the UK’s CV market accelerated in August after slipping back in July. Registrations climbed 15.3 per cent, compared to just 3.7 per cent in July.

Industry unfazed by slipping van sales

Van sales on the UK market slipped slightly in July. The fall, of just under one per cent, reversed a 16.4 per cent rise in June.

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