The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has confirmed that 57,368 new LCVs were registered in September 2017. The figure constitutes a 4.2% fall compared with the same month last year. Year-to-date, figures show a -3.1% fall overall. The market in September was divided, with pickups and heavier vans broadly stable, both experiencing rises of 0.4% and 0.1% respectively. Demand for smaller vans fell, the 2.0-2.5 tonnes segment was down -10.7%.