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Commercial vehicle imports up

31st July 1970, Page 26
31st July 1970
Page 26
Page 26, 31st July 1970 — Commercial vehicle imports up
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Which of the following most accurately describes the problem?

• Registration of imported commerek goods vehicles was one-third higher in Jun this year than in June 1969. This follows th general trend in the car industry and i explained by the recent wave of industrie action in the UK. both on the assembly lin and at the component suppliers.

Vauxhall was the worst hit. Its share c the commercial market fell exactly five pe cent to 18+ per cent. British Leyland fell hnearly two per cent to 33+ per cent. Fore however, was the odd one out, increasing it share by five per cent to nearly 32 per cent.

In the bus market, too. Vauxhall sufferel the most: figures issued by the SMMT thi week show that its share fell by nearly si per cent to 10 per cent. Ford again in creased its share by four per cent to 15 pe cent and British Leyland by seven per cen to over 59 per cent.

Change of name

• Interconsult (London) Ltd has changed it name to Kockum Industries Ltd. The addres of the company remains the same.


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