More HGVs and vans in Switzerland/Liechtenstein
Switzerland and Liechtenstein’s commercial vehicle market set a new record in 2017. For the first time in this decade, the sector recorded over 31,000 registrations. A total of 31,683 light commercial vehicles were sold, 6.2% more than in 2016.
The truck sector actually registered a double-digit growth rate. 4,586 HGVs went onto the road in 2017, 510 units or 12.5% more than the previous year. This increase also represents a record year in the current decade.
Auto-Swiss, the country’s official automobile importers’ association, said that it was the first time ever that more than 4,500 HGVs had been registered in one year. (ben)