New truck registrations continue to surge

The registration of trucks of six tonnes GVW or more has increased in May by 37 per cent compared with last year, according to a report by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). 

The news means the British truck market has recorded its fifth straight monthly year-on-year increase. 

Registrations in 2015 have now hit 15,206, almost 52 per cent more than last year’s figure of 10,032 at the same point.  The report also found that DAF has extended its leadership of the market, with the company now recording a 27.3 per cent market share. 

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