The registrations of industrial vehicles in the European Union increase by 4.2% in the first semester of 2017
During the first semester of 2017 the EU market grew by 4.2%, with around 1,221,811 new commercial vehicles registered.
Spain recorded the strongest results for this period, with an increase of 14.2%, followed by Italy (+ 8.7%), France (+6.0%) and Germany (+2.1%). On the other hand, the UK market shrunk by 2.7% in the first semester of the year.
With regards to heavy vehicles, the results from June 2017 show a slowing down in demand following the increased demand during May. A total of 26,307 new heavy trucks were registered in the EU, 1% more than the figure registered in June 2016.
The results of the first semester of 2017 show that the E.U market grew by 2.2%, reaching 151,889 heavy commercial vehicles.
The number of lorries registered fell slightly in comparison to the figures from the same month last year.
In total, 32,620 new vehicles were registered throughout the European Union, 1.7% less than in June 2016. From January to June 2017, 186,972 new lorries were registered in the EU; 1.8% more than last year.
A total of 3,506 new buses and coaches were registered in the whole región, an increase of 2.7% . During the first semester of the year, the EU’s market of buses and coaches grew by 3.8%, incorporating a total of 19,870 registered vehicles.
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