A total of 14 new telehandlers were registered in November, down just one unit on the same month last year, according to the Farm Tractor & Machinery Trade Association (FTMTA).
The total number of new telehandler registrations for the year to the end of November stands at 384 units, a drop of 19% on the 474 units at the end of November 2019.
Loaders up 15%
A total of 11 new wheel loaders were registered in November, which was the fourth consecutive month that 11 such machines were registered.
This figure shows the minimal drop of just one unit in comparison with the same period last year.
The total for the year to the end of November is 127 units, up 15% year on year and well ahead of the 115 units registered in the full year of 2019.
Meanwhile, registrations of backhoe loaders for 2020 remain unchanged at 31 units, with no such machine registered in November. This is in contrast with the 66 such machines registered at the same point in 2019.
There proved to be no backhoe registrations in December of 2019.