French LCV and Industrial Vehicle Segments Up Significantly in May

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The Comité des Constructeurs Français d'Automobiles, the Automotive manufacturing association in France has released its latest market figures, with the LCV and industrial vehicle segments both outperforming 2020.

Latest Figures Released by the Comité des Constructeurs Français d'Automobiles

In the LCV segment (vehicles under 5.1 tonnes), 36,042 units were registered, representing a 30.4% increase on 2020’s performance and a 23.5% increase if we compare it on comparable working days. As for the year-to-date figures, the picture is even rosier, as the segment is 59.3% up compared to 2020 with 196,164 units sold. This is currently a common trend across Europe across most vehicle segments, with the continent having been in the peak of its lockdown during April and May of last year.

A similar story has been reported by the Comité des Constructeurs Français d'Automobiles in the industrial vehicle market (vehicles over 5 tonnes) with an 11.5% increase on May 2020 with 3,460 units registered across the month. Over the first five months of the year, the segment is now 26.9% up on 2020’s performance.

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Richard Wilson is the deputy editor for Commercial Tyre Business. Since 2015, Richard has worked as a correspondent for all of the titles across the Valebridge Publications Ltd Group namely: Retreading Business, Tyre & Rubber Recycling, The Tyreman and Truck and Bus News. Richard has worked on/off from the age of 16 for the company and whilst gaining a Bachelor's Degree in Spanish and Business Studies at Coventry University, he developed his writing skills at the University paper and more recently writing his own independent blog.


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