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New Heavy Truck registrations within the European market During the first eight months of this year, the number of new HGV-registrations in the class of 16 tons and above increased by 5.1 percent. Speaking in absolute numbers, 205,628 new heavy vehicles have been registered by then. In these countries the markets did show the strongest growth:

  • Italy (+ 13.3 percent)
  • Poland (+ 12.4 percent)
  • France (+ 10.0 percent)
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On the other hand, the United Kingdom still has to register the biggest decrease in new HGVs (- 8.9 percent).

August 2018

August 2018 did show significantly higher new registration numbers (+ 8.6 percent) than within the same period last year. A positive contribution has been rendered by these countries:

  • France (+ 15.6 percent)
  • Spain (+ 10.7 percent)
  • Germany (+ 9.6 percent)
  • Italy (+ 4.7 percent)
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