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Truck and van registrations still distorted by Euro 3 to 4 deadline effectsNovember registrations up 2.7% to 31,730, year to date up 0.9 per centAll CVs rolling year total up 0.4% to 389,064 units‘November was another mixed bag for the UK’s new commercial vehicle registrations,’ said Christopher Macgowan, SMMT chief executive. ‘Changes from Euro 3 to Euro 4 emission standards and the end of the Reduced Pollution Certificate scheme continued to distort heavy truck registrations. Medium and heavy vans and pick-ups saw another strong month, with renewed competitive activity and new models as the 1 January 2007 deadline for new vans to meet Euro 4 emission standards approaches. Our system is starting to capture emissions data and early indications show some 1,900 trucks and 59,000 vans registered at Euro 4 or 5 this year.’DownloadClick to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) read more