Half-year 2017 new LCV sales show slowdown

With the release of the official Society of Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) LCV (up to 3.5 tonne) registration figures for June it’s becoming apparent that the unprecedented growth seen in recent years has peaked. A total of 37,349 vehicles were sold in June, an increase of 1.8 per cent compared with the same month last year, which takes the year-to-date tally to 184,926; that represents a drop of 3.7 per cent compared with the same period in a record-breaking 2016.

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