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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 market in 2017 braked the 2 million units milestone, hitting the current all-time record and entering the club of top 10 largest global vehicles industries.However, such an outstanding level was not maintained in 2019 (-3.7%) and the market entered in a moderately declining phase after having declined 2.2% in 2018.In 2020, Canada is following the US reporting, disclosing information quarterly. However, according to local consultants, year-to-date figures February (Tesla excluded) were down 0.3% at 233.845 units.Market trendSaid this, a new era started in March for the entire World, due to the Coronavirus outbreak.In order the counter the spread of the virus, by mid-March all of Canada’s provinces and territories had declared states of emergency with various degrees of movement restrictions, with several provinces implementing school and non-essential businesses closures.Since these measures were introduced roughly one week earlier than the U.S., the Canadian new vehicle market was more impacted than the U.S. Indeed, in March registrations fell 48% to just 95.800 units, ending the first quarter at 329.645 (-20.8%).In April the market reported the lowest monthly volume in over 60 years, as 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%).Tables with sales figuresIn the tables below we report sales for all Brands, top 10 Manufacturers Group and top 10 ModelsBrandSales 2020Var YTD 2020Sales AprilVar AprilToyota40.684-35,9%5.721-72,2%Hyundai23.758-36,5%3.128-76,2%Kia14.292-35,9%1.698-77,2%Subaru10.885-32,9%1.290-75,3%Lexus5.047-35,2%587-77,9%Volvo1.652-44,8%256-75,0%Genesis272-37,0%41-72,8% ModelSales AprilVar AprilSales YTD 2020Var 2020Toyota RAV41432-77,1%12251-34,3%Honda Civic923-82,4%9939-48,7%Honda CR-V755-83,2%9937-43,3%Toyota Corolla928-79,7%8746-36,8%Hyundai Kona674-71,3%4858-40,3%Hyundai Elantra807-80,9%4767-55,9%Hyundai Tucson590-75,5%4733-35,6%Mazda CX-5419-81,7%4704-39,6%Toyota Highlander508-53,6%3349-11,9%Toyota Tacoma613-53,7%3320-16,2% This content is for members only. Visit the site and log in/register to read.

Argentina. In May sales lost 47.4% while Ram, JAC and Isuzu stood out
Tuesday June 09, 2020

Argentina Auto Sales showed a shy sign of revival in May, as national lockdown measures ended on May 10, leading to a 47.4% monthly drop at 15.039 units and Year to Date sales to 88.991 (-43.3%). Impressive performances scored by Ram, JAC and Isuzu.Argentina Auto Market in MayAfter reporting an awful performance in April, the […]

France. Following the -50% in May, the French car market is projected down 32% in 2020
Tuesday June 02, 2020

French vehicles market lost 50.3% in May 2020 with 96.310 units sold, as car dealerships were allowed to restart activities from May 11, leading Year to Date figures to 481.989 (-42.5%). President Macron announced an €8bn plan for auto industry recovery and accelerate the transition to “clean” vehicles.French market heritageFrench vehicles market was in a positive […]

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