ERJ staff report (BC)
London – the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders found a positive start to the year for the UK’s bus and coach market, with registrations up 2.9% to 498 units in January.
Purpose-built bus and coach registrations fell 10.4% to 267 units.
Converted bus registrations rose 24.2% to 231 units in January.
Mike Baunton, SMMT interim chief executive, said: “The overall bus and coach market enjoyed a positive start to the year in January with registrations increasing 2.9%. 2012 was an excellent year for the…