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AUTO SALES: China's EV sales rise for second month as overall market continues recovery

  • Date: 11-09-20
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - New energy vehicle (NEV) sales in China surged 26% on year to 109,000 units in August for their second consecutive month of gain, a promising sign for automakers that have invested heavily in the world’s biggest market for electric vehicles (EVs).

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AUTO SALES: Rebound in China Car Sales Accelerates With Pandemic Easing

  • Date: 08-09-20
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Bloomberg

World’s largest car market recovering from two-year slump China’s car sales increased for a second straight month in August, raising optimism that a two-year slump in the world’s biggest market is nearing an end.

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AUTO SALES: Fuel types of new cars: petrol 51.9%, diesel 29.4%, electric 7.2% market share second quarter 2020

  • Date: 03-09-20
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: ACEA

Brussels, 3 September 2020 – In the second quarter of 2020, the market share of electrically-chargeable vehicles increased to 7.2% of total EU car sales, compared to a 2.4% share during the same period last year. The overall decline in passenger car registrations as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic affected the diesel and petrol segments in particular, although together still accounting for more than 80% of car sales.

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AUTO SALES: Carmakers turn to the silver screen to boost sales

  • Date: 27-08-20
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Financial Times

Carmakers in Germany are counting on the lure of the silver screen to sell their latest models during the coronavirus pandemic. Audi, Porsche and Seat are enticing motorists to drive-in events designed to encourage customers to buy their cars, as the industry suffers the sharpest slowdown in decades. The carmakers, all Volkswagen Group brands, are offering customers the chance to watch their favourite films, bands or football teams, often combined with the chance to drive a brand new vehicle...

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AUTO SALES: Global Plugin Vehicle Volumes Fell 14% In 1st Half Of 2020, Better Than Auto Market’s 28% Drop

  • Date: 20-08-20
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Clean Technica

The 1st half of 2020 was overshadowed by the COVID-19 lockdowns, causing unprecedented declines in monthly vehicle sales from February onwards. For the first 6 months of 2020, the volume loss was 28% for the total light vehicle market, compared to the 1st half (H1) of 2019. EVs held up better and posted a loss of 14% year on year for H1, globally.

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AUTO SALES: New car registrations to see first rise this year

New UK car registrations went up in July for the first time this year, according to the motor industry.

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AUTO SALES: China’s Vehicle Sales Rise for Fourth Month With Outbreak Easing

  • Date: 04-08-20
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: Bloomberg

Vehicle sales advanced for a fourth straight month in China, with an easing in the coronavirus pandemic allowing buyers to gradually return to showrooms.

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AUTO SALES: COVID: Stakes are high for European automotive recovery, new facts and figures show

  • Date: 30-07-20
  • Category: AUTO SALES
  • Source: ACEA

Brussels, 30 July 2020 – The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has published its annual Pocket Guide that provides an overview of the EU auto industry, including the latest sector-specific data on employment, vehicle production and sales, road safety, R&D, the environment and trade flows.

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