王磊 摘译自 ICIS
Slow return of US auto demand likely to weigh Lagging sales of new automobiles in the US is likely to weigh Sales of new automobiles in the US were already trailing previous years’ levels when the outbreak of the coronavirus caused most North American automakers to idle their assembly plants in mid-March, which contributed to a 45% decrease in light vehicle sales in April.
New light-vehicle sales in June improved by 7% compared with the previous month but were down by 24% compared with the same month a year ago. Through the first half of 2020, sales were down by 23.1% compared with the first half of 2019.
A review of sales data in the second quarter by The National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) found a wide gap between the decreases in fleet sales and the downward trend in retail sales.
Fleet sales were down year June fleet sales were down year Fleet sales are vehicles sold to corporations, rental car firms, utility companies, and government agencies, typically at a discount.