Production of commercial vehicles in the United Kingdom (UK) 2016-2019, by brand

Group PSA is the leading commercial vehicle producer based in the United Kingdom. The manufacturer owns the Vauxhall brand which operates its commercial vehicle plant in Luton and produced some 55,000 vehicles in 2019. This was a decrease of around 12percent compared to the previous year.
Since selling their first cars, Vauxhall established itself as a mainstay of the British automobile industry. Today it is the country’s oldest car brand still in production.

Commercial vehicle sales in decline

The sale of commercial vehicles in the United Kingdom declined in 2019 for a third year in a row, standing at around 365,800 units. This is a considerable drop from the the figure recorded in 2016, which was roughly 431,000 units. Registration figures echoed this development, although a slight increase was observed in 2019.

Production in the EU

In the European Union, production of commercial vehicles grew consecutively between 2012 and 2017. However, figures were still lower than those seen before the recession. The greatest share of such vehicles made were light units with a weight up to 3.5 metric tons.

Number of commercial vehicles produced in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2016 to 2019, by the leading brands

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Source

Release date

2020

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2016 to 2019

Supplementary notes

* Includes Vauxhall
** British manufacturer for DAF Trucks.

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