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Month: May 2020

Canada. In April auto market plummet 74.6%

Canada Auto Sales in April 2020 dropped down at the lowest monthly volume in over 60 years, as national anti-Covid19 lockdown measures were held throughout the month. Indeed, sales fell 74.6% in April with 45.833, leading Year to Date figures to 377.551 (-37.3%).Following an impressive series of 8 consecutive growth, the Canadian domestic light vehicles […]

Chile. Covid-19 lockdown hit market down 72.7% in April

Chilean Vehicles Market in April plummeted 72.7% with 8.893 sales, as lockdown measures imposed on late March were held through the month in order to contain the Covid-19 spread. Indeed, Year to Date figures were 85.099 (-32.8%).The post Chile. Covid-19 lockdown hit market down 72.7% in April appeared first on https://focus2move.com.

Romania. Car market crumbled 50.3% in April

Romanian car market reported another huge drop in April, due to the national lockdown introduced on March 24, in order to slow down the spread of Covid-19. Indeed, registrations collapsed 50.3% with 4.317 units sold, leading Year to Date figures to 32.290 (-27.5%).Romanian vehicles market was among the worst in Europe during the 2009 crisis, declining […]

Switzerland. Coronavirus strikes market by 67.2% in April

Switzerland Auto Market in April dropped down 67.2% with 9.378 units sold, as national anti-covid19 restriction measures were imposed until April 26, starting to gradually ease in a three-step process. Indeed, Year to Date figures are down 35.6% at 64.856.The Switzerland vehicles market is one of the most stable in the World with car passenger […]

Notes on the rise of Southeast Asia super apps

This is from a Morgan Stanley client report. Not sure if I’m allowed to share it publicly but if you want to read it, please email or twitters me. NOTES: We estimate the ASEAN Super App market will be worth up to ~US$99bn in Enterprise Value by 2025. We see E-commerce (~US$40bn) being the largest […]

Sweden. Flexible anti-covid measures allowed the market to lose “just” 37.4% in April

Swedish Auto Market in April managed to avoid a sharp sales drop – contrary to other European countries – as the Government did not impose lockdown measures. Indeed, registrations fell “just” by 37.4% in April, with 18.911 units sold, leading Year to Date figures to 85.048 (-17.9%).The post Sweden. Flexible anti-covid measures allowed the market […]

Europe. Best selling cars ranking in 2020

Europe best-selling cars ranking in 2020 within 44 markets in the continent, from Portugal to Russia. The Volkswagen Golf is still on top, ahead of the Renault Clio and the Volkswagen Polo. Outstanding performance scored by the Volkswagen T-Cross despite the harsh environment.The post Europe. Best selling cars ranking in 2020 appeared first on https://focus2move.com.

Spain. Coronavirus freezed auto sales in April (-96.6%)

Spanish auto market in April has collapsed, as all car dealerships across the country were closed since mid-March. Indeed, only 4.163 sales were reported in April (-96.6%), leading Year to Date figures at 229.674 (-49.1%).The post Spain. Coronavirus freezed auto sales in April (-96.6%) appeared first on https://focus2move.com.

Slovakia. In March Covid-19 dragged car market down 45%

Slovakia Auto sales in March were severely hit by the Coronavirus, as all non-essential businesses were closed from March 16 onwards and further bans on freedom of mobility were imposed in order to slow down the virus’ spread. Indeed, sales fell by 45.6% in March with 5.013 units sold, ending the Q1 at 18.966 (-18.8%).The […]

Bosnia. Vehicle market plummeted 43.1% in March

Bosnian vehicles market in March was hit by a sharp drop, as a result of lockdown measures introduced by the Government, in order to slow down the spread of Covid-19. Indeed, sales crumbled 43.1% in March with only 579 units sold, ending the Q1 at 2.164 (-15.4%).The post Bosnia. Vehicle market plummeted 43.1% in March […]