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AUTO SALES: Volvo Braces for 2020 Slump as Truck Orders Hit the Brakes

  • Date: 18-10-19
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Bloomberg

Volvo Group is preparing for more output cuts after forecasting a slump in truck deliveries next year in North America and Europe on weaker demand.

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AUTO SALES: Decline in lending and lack of clarity around BS-VI slow India auto

  • Date: 17-10-19
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Just Auto

The Indian automotive sector has been facing an unprecedented slowdown for the last several months with sales of vehicles across all segments experiencing prolonged negative growth.

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AUTO SALES: Passenger car registrations: -1.6% nine months into 2019; +14.5% in September

  • Date: 16-10-19
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: ACEA

In September 2019, EU demand for new passenger cars increased by 14.5% to reach 1.2 million units registered in total. To a large extent, this strong year-on-year growth is the result of a low base of comparison, as registrations fell significantly in September 2018 (-23.5%) following the introduction of the WLTP testing regime.

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AUTO SALES: Record Slump in China’s Auto Market Continues in September

  • Date: 12-10-19
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Bloomberg

Chinese auto sales fell in September for the 15th month in 16, extending their unprecedented slump despite government efforts to support the world’s largest car market.

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AUTO SALES: Japan sales jump in September

  • Date: 07-10-19
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Just Auto

Japan's new vehicle market jumped by 12.9% to 548,209 units in September from 485,377 units a year earlier, according to registration data released by the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association.

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AUTO SALES: Western Europe's car market up 13.9% in September

  • Date: 07-10-19
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Just Auto

Western Europe's car market up 13.9% in September

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AUTO SALES: UK car market 'weak' as Brexit bites

  • Date: 04-10-19
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Just Auto

The UK new car market was up 1.3% in September at 343,255 units, although the cumulative total for the first nine months stood at 1,862,271 units, some 2.5% below last year's level.

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AUTO SALES: Grim Start to U.S. Auto Sales Stirs Alarm That Collapse Is Here

  • Date: 01-10-19
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Bloomberg

U.S. auto sales took a big step back in September, setting the stage for hefty incentive spending by carmakers struggling to clear old models from dealers’ inventory.

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