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Commercial trucks selling well in Europe

Demand for new commercial vehicles in the European Union increased by 25.1% in May, compared to the same month last year, which counted on average 1.7 more working days.

Spain was the only major market to record a downturn (-13.3%), while the UK (+17.2%), France (+32.2%) and Germany (+38.4%) all expanded. From January to May, the EU recorded a total of 835,539 new vehicles, up 16% from the same period a year ago. With the exception of Spain (down 7.4%), all significant markets posted growth, from +12.4% in France to 26.3% in the UK and 28.2% in Germany.

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