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AUTO SALES: China sales likely weakened in January

  • Date: 15-02-19
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Just Auto

China's vehicle market looked to have weakened further in January with some key producers reporting declining sales ahead of the release of official data from the China automotive Manufacturers Association (CAAM).

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AUTO SALES: European car sales drop 4.6 percent in January: ACEA

  • Date: 15-02-19
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Reuters

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - FCA Group, Ford and Volkswagen led a 4.6 percent decline in European car registrations in January, industry data showed, dampened by an economic slowdown in euro zone economies and consumer jitters over Brexit and trade.

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AUTO SALES: No-Deal Brexit - impact on UK light vehicles - LMCA view

  • Date: 14-02-19
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: LMC Auto

If there are no significant changes to Brexit-related legislation in the UK Parliament between now and 29 March, the automatic operation of law will see the UK leave the EU, with or without a deal. The politics appear impossible to predict, but we can examine some aspects of a no-deal scenario, which is no longer unlikely. Our newly launched European Light Vehicle Trade Flow Forecast reveals where some of the biggest risks lie.

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AUTO SALES: Stable EU auto market in view for 2019, with CO2 and trade challenges ahead

  • Date: 13-02-19
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: ACEA

Paris, 13 February 2019 – In 2019, EU car sales will stagnate at 2018 levels in terms of units sold, staying close to the 15 million new registrations mark recorded last year, according to new forecasts by the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA).

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AUTO SALES: CAR: US light-duty vehicle sales to dip in 2019

  • Date: 12-02-19
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Green Car Congress

The Center for Automotive Research’s (CAR’s) updated automotive sales outlook forecasts US light-duty vehicle sales at 16.8 million units for 2019. CAR’s forecast includes a continuation of sales declines in 2020 and 2021 down to 16.5 million units in 2021.

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AUTO SALES: Nestlé, Carrefour and Alstom among businesses calling for strong sales benchmark for cleaner trucks

  • Date: 06-02-19
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Transport Environment

The EU should set an ambitious sales benchmark for zero-emission trucks that truckmakers must meet in 2025, six major global brands and transport companies have told lawmakers negotiating Europe's first truck CO2 law.

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AUTO SALES: British new car registrations dip -1.6% in January but demand for electrified models surges

  • Date: 05-02-19
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: SMMT

UK new car market dips -1.6% in January as 161,013 models leave forecourts. Private buyers boost the market in first month of 2019, but fail to offset declines in business and fleet registrations. Demand for electric, plug-in hybrid and hybrid cars surges – up 26.3%, with petrols rising 7.3%.

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AUTO SALES: Global Light Vehicle industry: where next to look for growth?

  • Date: 04-02-19
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: LMC Auto

As the world seeks to identify the next economic miracle that will drive global growth, it is unlikely to be found beyond the frontiers of China. Could another country ever be capable of replicating China’s explosive expansion and its impact on the world economy, particularly in terms of scale? Doubtful.

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