The car market in the USA, 2020: Tesla and Pickups defy the Virus

Daimler's North America CEO, Nicholas Speeks, announced shortly after the Lockdown is in March, that all should work his employees up to the end of the year fr

The car market in the USA, 2020: Tesla and Pickups defy the Virus

Daimler's North America CEO, Nicholas Speeks, announced shortly after the Lockdown is in March, that all should work his employees up to the end of the year from the home office, the group's management in Stuttgart, the jaw dropped. Speeks, only since November 2019 in this office, had not agreed its actions with the Chairman of the Board of Ola Källenius, or other from the German management team of Daimler. However, even if the competition is your employees in the USA do not work in such a way on his own authority to the plaster haute: most companies leave from home.

the home office is the "new Normal" in Daimler

First, companies extended the voluntary home-office-times even up to mid-2021. All of this leaves behind on the American car market, once the undisputed number one in the world, despite the positive signs, the depth of the tracks. Because, in contrast to the car market in China, came quicker than many expected back on the tire, and in some segments even above the previous year's ranks, is not a normalization of the American market in sight. Mercedes in the USA

in the last year, with around 17 million vehicles sold, a slight decrease of 1.3 percent compared to the year 2018, experts expect the industry to 2020, of a Minus of up to 30 percent, or even more, depending on how the pandemic develops in the autumn and the presidential election in November turns out.

Pickups best seller

In the past year, remain Pick Ups and SUV's enjoyed in the Land of automobiles, the possibilities of the most popular. With over twelve million vehicles sold, there was a small increase of 2.6 per cent, while classic saloons and hatchbacks were models of 10.1 percent to 4.8 million vehicles. This Trend continued at the beginning of 2020. Ford The Ford F-150 has a Lifting obtain.

Tesla, despite the pandemic

Chris Hopson, the analysts of IHS for the North American auto market,: "The seasonally adjusted annual level, in June rates is expected to increase against the may value of 12.2 million units easily. In view of the increasing number of COVID-19-cases, in some States, it will be important to track the development of the car sales in the next few months, however, after the better than expected results of U.S. auto sales in April and may, and the surprising results in the case of the payroll in may, we have raised our forecast for sales volume for the year 2020 to 13.2 million units.“ The declines relate to almost all brands and all segments. One of the few car manufacturers who have to suffer from the pandemic, it is Tesla. Alone in the second quarter of 2020 have been produced, in spite of a largely closed production at the main plant in Fremont, California for more than 82,000 vehicles and more than 90,000 vehicles - in the first line of Model 3 has been delivered. Cattle man Tesla Model X in the streets of L. A.: In the United States, the electric brand is present

The persistently high infection experts head to prepare to pay the American economy will shatter. While most of the industrial Nations could push the number of new infections are now down significantly, they did not succeed in the USA so far. Meanwhile, 4.4 million Americans have been tested positive for the Virus, and more than 150,000 people have died, according to official data, in connection with the Virus.

manufacturer want to purchase uncertainty stop

"The car sales in the first half of the year, a roller coaster was a ride and since the COVID-19-pandemic changed the landscape more, not over this trip. It was expected that the year would provide under the market conditions before COVID-19 weaker results than in 2019, but with the pandemic, the Situation deteriorated significantly," says Stephanie Brinley of IHS, Markit, "January and February started a bit better than expected, and then the COVID-19-pandemic, called in April, a massive tribute, and continued to have on may and June. Under the present circumstances, it would be impossible that the car sale is not drastically affected by the external Situation. A large part of the public Relations in March, April and may, focused on brand image Ads and highlighted incentives that should stimulate despite the economic uncertainty to purchase.“

For this year, the analysts of IHS expected in contrast to the major competitor, China, with an average decline of up to one-third. "The sales in June has increased as expected, and the available data indicate that we expect a volume decline of 25 to 30 percent compared to the previous year. Overall, the sector seem to follow trends before the pandemic. Buyers continue to opt for Pick Ups and utility vehicles, although some of the new cars on the market,“ said Stephanie Brinley. After the scorching heat of the Storm: hail, Gale-force winds and up to 60 litres of rain at the weekend, a PCP coming To furnace-like heat of the Storm: hail, Gale-force winds and up to 60 litres of rain coming on the weekend

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Updated Date: 02 August 2020, 17:27

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