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Whitepaper: Scenarios for residual value development in Europe for 2020, 2021 and 2022  
Update to our Covid-19 whitepaper on the impact of the pandemic and the resulting economic crisis on used car markets, in scenarios for 2020, 2021 and 2022. We look at updated scenarios based on new revelations over the past 4 weeks and additional countries, which we have included in the analysis.

The previous whitepaper covered the Big 5 European markets, and we have added Austria, Belgium, Finland, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Sweden and Switzerland. We will continue to update this with our editorial teams across Europe.
COMING SOON:
  
  • Longer term predictions: impact on supply and demand
  • Results of Autovista Group coronavirus sentiment survey
  • Longer term predictions: impact on used car retail
  • Longer term predictions: impact connected cars and technology
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Podcast: Car remarketing post-pandemic and beyond  
Podcast: How coronavirus is affecting sales, shows and technology  

Our latest Videos and Podcasts
18 May 2020
In this podcast, Christof Engelskirchen, chief economist of the Autovista Group, investigates whether people will want new cars in the mobility market of the future. He is joined by Wolfgang Reinhold, Managing Partner at WER-Consult and co-founder of CARA Europe, the European Car Remarketing Association. 
14 May 2020
Autovista Group's Daily Brief team are back for the fourth episode of the news analysis podcast. This time, Phil Curry, Neil King and Tom Geggus come together to discuss European sales figures, and look at how micromobility, fleets and big events may suffer, or prosper, in a post-coronavirus world.

Potential multi-billion subsidies for clean cars    
Are pre-coronavirus turnaround plans a blessing for carmakers?
Our latest News and insights
Cars from EU could see 10% UK tariff unless trade deal achieved
22 May 2020
The European Commission is reportedly drawing up a €100 billion economic and climate protection package for the transport industry. An internal draft document from the Commission reveals that this package could include €20 billion for cleaner cars, the German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported. 

The need for ‘win-win’ solutions in the industry’s COVID-19 recovery plan was highlighted recently when automotive associations and key industry heads called for coordinated national fleet-renewal schemes. 
Cars from EU could see 10% UK tariff unless trade deal achieved
22 May 2020
Keeping dealerships closed is costing the UK Treasury £61 million (€68 million) a day, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has revealed. This cost comes through a loss of tax income and furlough funding.

Toyota reports comparatively strong results, outlines post-COVID pathway    
Car showroom closures cost UK £61 million a day
Cars from EU could see 10% UK tariff unless trade deal achieved
22 May 2020
Autovista Group senior data journalist Neil King explores how Toyota has bucked the trend of declining revenues and deliveries in the first three months of 2020 and plans a pathway out of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
Cars from EU could see 10% UK tariff unless trade deal achieved
22 May 2020
Keeping dealerships closed is costing the UK Treasury £61 million (€68 million) a day, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has revealed. This cost comes through a loss of tax income and furlough funding.

Cars from EU could see 10% UK tariff unless trade deal achieved       
Incentives needed for industry to prosper according to carmakers
Cars from EU could see 10% UK tariff unless trade deal achieved
20 May 2020
From the start of next year, a 10% import tariff could be levied on new cars entering the UK from the EU.

The Department for International Trade announced yesterday that the UK’s new most-favoured nation (MFN) tariff regime, the UK Global Tariff (UKGT) will replace the EU’s Common External Tariff on 1 January 2021.
Cars from EU could see 10% UK tariff unless trade deal achieved
20 May 2020
Calls for scrappage schemes to help the automotive industry are increasing, with carmakers in the UK joining associations across Europe in asking for help to improve post-coronavirus (COVID-19) sales.

While dealerships in Europe are starting to reopen, the UK Government has decreed that showrooms can only operate on a ‘click and collect’ basis until at least 1 June, although repair shops can remain open.


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