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Whitepaper: How will COVID-19 shape used car markets?
This is the sixth update to our analysis of the impact that the coronavirus will have on societies, the economy and used car markets. Fourteen out of 18 countries expect less pressure in 2020 than initially expected: the exceptions are France, Italy, Slovenia and the UK.  
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Podcast: How COVID-19, electromobility and technology are changing fleets
Podcast: The key automotive themes following coronavirus lockdowns

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9 November 2020
The automotive industry has been dominated by certain significant topics in the last year; from coronavirus to electromobility, and new technologies. But how have developments impacted one of the most important automotive sectors? Daily Brief journalist Tom Geggus discusses the opportunities and challenges facing fleets with Autovista Group’s chief economist Christof Engelskirchen.
1 September 2020
As the automotive industry adapts following the European lockdowns brought about by COVID-19, Phil Curry looks back at some of the discussions surrounding new and emerging trends.

Alternative drives made up a quarter of German registrations in 2020

2020 new-car registrations show lowest annual volume since 1992
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Cars from EU could see 10% UK tariff unless trade deal achieved
7 January 2021
Alternative drives, consisting of hybrid, fuel-cell, gas, hydrogen, and battery-electric vehicles (BEVs), claimed approximately a quarter of all new-car registrations in Germany in 2020. This result came in a year defined by COVID-19, when registrations in the country declined by roughly 20%.
Demand and supply: preparing for the future
6 January 2021
New-car registrations in the UK plummeted by 29.4% in 2020. Autovista Group senior data journalist Neil King explores the latest figures and the market outlook.
Monthly Market Dashboard: RVs start to fall in Europe

EU new-car registrations contracted 12% in November
Cars from EU could see 10% UK tariff unless trade deal achieved
21 December 2020
Autovista Group’s interactive monthly market dashboard (MMD) suggests that pressure is increasing on residual values. Senior data journalist Neil King explores this month’s analytics.
Demand and supply: preparing for the future
17 December 2020
Autovista Group senior data journalist Neil King explores the latest figures released by the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) as second-wave lockdowns curtailed new-car registrations again in November.
Cautious optimism for the German automotive market in 2021

UK registrations stall in November as second lockdown takes effect
Cars from EU could see 10% UK tariff unless trade deal achieved
15 December 2020
With new-car registrations expected to reach 2.9 million in Germany in 2020, Autovista Group’s Schwacke expects to see a recovery to just under 3.1 million in 2021. Regained production capacity, as well as the significantly lower quantities of very young used vehicles from the past year, should act as positive effects.
Demand and supply: preparing for the future
4 December 2020
UK new-car registrations fell by 27.4% year-on-year in November, as a second lockdown came into effect, closing dealerships and hampering sales. New data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reveals that 42,840 fewer cars joined British roads, resulting in a £1.3 billion (€1.4 billion) revenue hit for the market.

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