The BVRLA has published its 2020 Industry Outlook for Commercial Vehicles report, charting the main challenges faced by the sector and providing some insight into how they are being overcome.
The association, whose 1,000+ member organisations are responsible for over five million vehicles, including 20% of all trucks and vans on UK roads, collaborated with Motor Transport and ten automotive leaders to provide a collective industry view.
The 22-page 2020 Industry Outlook for Commercial Vehicles is focused on seven key areas:
BVRLA Chief Executive Gerry Keaney said operators were looking for flexible and adaptable support with their fleets.“Many truck and van operators are delaying re-fleeting decisions, largely due to a lack of confidence in their ability to forecast as a result of continuing uncertainties,” he said.
“Cost remains a major concern, as knowing what a vehicle will cost post-Brexit is still an unknown. When you combine this with the confusing array of local air quality initiatives, the landscape becomes even more uncertain.”