New van registrations were up 1.8% year-on-year, reaching 37,349 in June 2017, whilst car registrations for the same period were down 4.8% according to the latest vehicle data published by the SMMT.

Increased demand for small and medium sized vans coupled with high demand for pickups accounted for the growth. The number of pickups registered rose to almost 5000, representing a 14.2% increase year-on-year. The largest growth area was in the medium sized van market (>2.0-2.5t) which enjoyed a 29.9% increase.


Source: BVRLA News feed

New van registrations were up 1.8% year-on-year, reaching 37,349 in June 2017, whilst car registrations for the same period were down 4.8% according to the latest vehicle data published by the SMMT.

Increased demand for small and medium sized vans coupled with high demand for pickups accounted for the growth. The number of pickups registered rose to almost 5000, representing a 14.2% increase year-on-year. The largest growth area was in the medium sized van market (>2.0-2.5t) which enjoyed a 29.9% increase.


New van market grows as car registrations decline
New van market grows as car registrations decline
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