Commercial Vehicle Market in France Continues to Recover in April

French Truck Market

Comité des Constructeurs Français d'Automobiles, the Automotive manufacturing association in France has reported further recovery and growth in the French commercial vehicle park in April with industrial vehicles (vehicle weighing over 5 tonnes) reporting 160.9% year-on-year growth and light commercial vehicles (vehicles weighing less than 5.1 tonnes) seeing a staggering 471.4% increase compared to 2020’s figures.

Latest Commercial Vehicle Registration Figures for France Released

In the industrial vehicle segment, April saw 3,885 registrations, which represented a 160.9% increase compared to April 2020. After four months of 2021, the industrial vehicle segment is 31.1% up compared to 2020. Once again though, these figures do need to be taken with a pinch of salt though with March and April 2020 being decimated by the lockdown restrictions at the start of the pandemic.

There was even better news in the LCV segment with growth of 471.% reported in comparison with April 2020. This was support by 40,288 registrations across the month. In terms of the first fourth months of 2021, the LCV sector is currently 67.7% ahead at the same period of 2020.  

About the author

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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