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March Global Light Vehicle Sales Plunge. Prelude to Rest of the 2020 Year or the Trend for Years After?

Almost all major vehicles markets suffered steep year-over-year declines in March. The beginning of a downward spiral of unknown duration, according to consultancy LMC with 2020 dropping to 71 million units compared to, gulp, 90 million in 2019 Continue reading

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Global Light Vehicle Sales Drop -5% in March

The slight nudge up came from an easing in YoY losses in China, and an  improved selling rate in the USA. Consultancy LMC notes that Western Europe had a “disappointing month, while the Japanese, Korean and South American markets all continued to struggle in YoY terms.” Continue reading

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Global Light Vehicle Sales at Record Pace

Led by the Chinese market, the world’s largest, global vehicle sales again were at a record pace during the month of November. Preliminary results for show the light vehicle market soared to a new record of more than 86 million units a year. Continue reading

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China Pulls October Global Vehicle Sales to All-Time Record

The global auto market during October is running at a record rate of close to 85 million light vehicles a year. China as usual is at the forefront of the increase with a historically strong selling rate of 22.4 million annually. Sales are also increasing in other markets, with West European demand slowly moving upwards while Brazilian and Japanese sales were astrong. Continue reading

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