Figures for commercial vehicle registration released by industry analysts VFacts show the Light Commercial Market at 106,400 vehicles is running 12,675 vehicles (13.5%) above the same period in 2012, in year-to-date terms.
This equates to a YTD SAAR of 0.211 million vehicles.
This gain was driven by the Pick-up/Cab Chassis 4×4 segment which is up 13,985 vehicle sales (24.1%), and the Vans/CC <=2.5t, up 98 vehicle sales (5.9%). Segments showing lower results were the Pick-up/Cab Chassis 4X2 segment down 314 vehicle sales (-1.4%). The Light Bus < 20 seats segment, down 321 vehicle sales (-21.3%); the Van/CC 2.5-3.5t segment, down 606 vehicle sales (-6.9%) and the Light Bus => 20 seats segment, down 167 vehicle sales (-29.6%).
The Heavy Truck Market at 15,559 vehicles is up on the same period in 2012 by 803 vehicle sales (5.4%). This equates to a YTD SAAR of 0.032 million vehicle sales.