UK CV production up for 10th straight month in October

  • UK CV production rises 10.7% to 8,740 units, marking best October since 2019 and 10th consecutive month of growth this year.
  • Overseas demand grows by 50.2%, while production for domestic market falls -28.4%.
  • Year-to-date output increases 45.5% to 85,547 units, resulting in best performance since 2012.

UK commercial vehicle (CV) production grew by 10.7% in October, with 8,740 vans, buses, trucks, coaches and taxis rolling off British factory lines, according to the latest figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Output in October was the highest for the month since 2019, as production volumes increased to round off 10 consecutive months of growth this year.

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