New bus and coach registrations in the UK 2018, by manufacturer

Ford was the leading bus and coach brand in the United Kingdom. In 2018, the U.S. automotive manufacturer sold 1,957 units in the UK market. Ranked second was the British bus building company, Alexander Dennis, with 1,247 units newly registered that year.
Public bus usage has been declining in the past few decades, falling by a half between 1960 and 2017.

Ford registrations over time

Between 2016 and 2018, Ford bus sales were highest in the third quarter of 2016, when they amounted to 811 units. This was 32 percent more than the number of new bus registrations in the same quarter in 2018. Figures tended to be lowest in the fourth quarter of each year.

Most popular body types

The most popular body type were minibuses. In 2017, there were 4,900 such vehicles registered in Great Britain. This was followed by single deck buses, at 2,300 units.

Number of new bus and coach registrations in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018, by bus manufacturer

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Release date

February 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2018

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