Light Commercial Vehicle Market in France Drops Almost 20% in May

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The Comité des Constructeurs Français d'Automobiles, the Automotive manufacturing association in France reported a near 20% year-on-year drop for light commercial vehicles in France for May 2022.

CCFA Releases Monthly Registration Figures for LCV Segment

May saw 28,940 units registered in France for light commercial vehicles, that is to say commercial vehicles weighing under 5.1 tonnes. This represented a 19.72% drop on May 2021. Stellantis and the Renault Group shared most of the market for May, acquiring 44.91% (12,997 units) and 24.53% (7,100 units) respectively.

The situation is similar when our attention turns to the year-to-date standings as the total sits at 147,161 registrations in the year to date representing a 24.98% decline on the previous year.  Stellantis's sales represent almost 50% of the market in 2022, 47.05% to be exact (69,232 units) and the Renault Group 23.82% (35,058 units).

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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