Record Run continues
TRT Recently Registered - June 2019
The New Zealand new truck market continued its record-breaking form in April.
Four hundred trucks were registered for the month in the overall market (trucks with a GVM of 4.5 tonnes or more), taking the total sales for the first four months of the year to 1700, according to official NZ Transport Agency data.
That was a 7% improvement on the previous best-ever April registration tally – the 372 recorded last year.
The YTD total at the end of April was also an alltime best – an 8.4% increase on last year’s 1557 registrations.
The trailer market, while still buoyant – with 126 registrations – was still 33 shy of last ... ...
TRT Recently Registered - May 2019
New Zealand’s new truck market continued to run at record levels in March – with the overall market’s best-ever figures for the month.
The 495 registrations of trucks with GVMs over 4.5 tonnes was 6.7% up on March 2018 and 2.3% ahead of the previous record of 484, set in 2017.
The 1300 trucks (4.5t to maximum GVM) registered to the end of March was also the best first-quarter performance ever, almost 10% better than the old mark.
The trailer market, while still buoyant – with 153 March registrations – was eight short of last year’s record March and the 371 YTD total was also down on last year’s 384.
In the ove... ...
Two months …. two records
TRT Recently Registered - April 2019
New Zealand’s new heavy truck market continued at recordbreaking levels in February – albeit only narrowly.
New truck registrations for the month in the overall market (all trucks above a 4.5-tonne GVM) totalled 389….just six more than the same month last year, which was the previous February alltime best.
On top of a recordbreaking January, the February regos guaranteed another record – the 805 2019 sales to the end of February easily beating the 721 for the first two months of 2018.
NZ Transport Agency registration statistics, analysed by industry consultant Robin Yates’ Marketing Hand, show that the heavy trailer market couldn&rsq... ...
Record start to the year
TRT Recently Registered - March 2019
After a disappointing end to last year’s heavy truck sales, which saw New Zealand’s new truck market narrowly fall short of its best-ever year, 2019 has seen the market rebound – with a recordbreaking January.
The 416 trucks (with a GVM of 4.5 tonnes-plus) registered in the first month of the new year was a spectacular 23.1% up on the 338 sales in January 2018 – and that was the previous alltime best.
And official NZ Transport Agency registration data shows that trailer registrations in January were also at record levels – the 111 sales edging the 105 previous best total for the month, back in 2015.
The leaders in both the overall tru... ...