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Whitepaper: How will COVID-19 shape used car markets?
We have updated RV outlooks for Czech Republic, Finland, Sweden and Switzerland. The industry is slowly emerging from the pandemic lockdown and markets are in the ramp-up phase. These steps, even if they feel small, are crucial, as industry needs to progress to a new normal.

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Podcast: The three speeds of lockdown emergence
Podcast: Coronavirus and electric-vehicle development

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3 August 2020
The Autovista Group Daily Brief Team discusses the biggest automotive topics of the last fortnight. In this episode, Neil King discusses the differing residual value developments in Europe, Tom Geggus looks at bi-directional EV charging and Phil Curry suggests the CES 2021 cancellation will have more of an impact on the industry than any other show. 
24 July 2020
Special guest Ralf Sulzbach senior project manager, consulting, at Autovista Group speaks with Daily Brief journalist Tom Geggus about the impact of COVID-19 on electric-vehicle development, from advanced battery technology to incentive schemes

August - Latest whitepaper update: How will COVID-19 shape used car markets?

Europe can expect a slow, u-shaped recovery from COVID-19 pandemic
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Cars from EU could see 10% UK tariff unless trade deal achieved
11 August 2020
As coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdowns are left behind, thoughts turn to economic recovery. However, as the latest update to the Autovista Group whitepaper ‘How will COVID-19 shape used car markets’ explains, in the last month, the situation has taken a gloomier turn.
Demand and supply: preparing for the future
10 August 2020
Many of Europe’s key automotive markets are expecting a slow, u-shaped recovery in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, with residual values (RVs) not expected to recover within two years in most markets.
Autovista Group survey explores industry thoughts in a post-lockdown market

The double-edged sword of EV government incentives
Cars from EU could see 10% UK tariff unless trade deal achieved
30 July 2020
A pan-European survey carried out by Autovista Group revealed how dealers, manufacturers and leasing firms were impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In the latest update, we checked in with respondents to find out how they are adapting and surviving in the ‘new normal’.
Demand and supply: preparing for the future
29 July 2020
The automotive industry has taken some big hits as the world fights back against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As many European governments take up arms, the automotive industry is handed a double-edged sword. Autovista Group’s chief economist Christof Engelskirchen ponders the pros and cons of efforts by governments to incentivise electric-vehicle (EV) purchases.
CES 2021 becomes latest COVID-19 ‘cancelled’ event

French coronavirus recovery incentive scheme replaced after cap reached
Cars from EU could see 10% UK tariff unless trade deal achieved
29 July 2020
The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2021 has been moved to an all-digital platform, with organisers cancelling the physical aspect of the event in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Demand and supply: preparing for the future
28 July 2020
The French government’s scrappage scheme has reached its 200,000-vehicle cap after just two months. The programme aimed to get high-polluting vehicles off the roads, replacing them with cleaner models. It also sought to throw a much-needed life raft to an automotive market caught in the current of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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