Motorcycle sales come back strong in June
“Following a turbulent few months, it is encouraging to see that the motorcycle market bounced back in June with registrations up 7.8%”, said Stephen Latham, Head of the National Motorcycle Dealers Association (NMDA) which represents motorcycle retailers across the UK.
Almost 1,000 more machines were put on the road this month compared to the same period last year. Year to-date, the market is also up 2% on 2017.
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NFDA CV welcomes road to zero strategy
“The NFDA CV division welcomes the Government’s assurance that diesel will be an on-going fuel choice for Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs), recognising the realities of the HGV market,” said Sue Robinson, Director of the National Franchised Dealers Association which represents commercial vehicle and franchised car retailers across the UK, commenting on the Road to Zero strategy published today by the Department for Transport (DfT).
Any transition away from diesel will need to be carefully managed and industry led. In the short to medium term it will need to focus on alternative fuels such as Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) rather than electric HGVs.
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