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This is our COVID-19 Dashboard, updated live with all relevant sales data and forecast information for the largest markets in the world. BSCB will support you throughout the COVID-19 crisis in a variety of ways. With accurate and timely data and forecast, but also consulting support.

We rely on 15 years of experience analysing 180 global car markets and on a network of industry contacts in over 60 countries to keep track of each region’s specific situation as it develops. This means we can build on some countries’ experiences and best practices to help drive others during the lockdown and recovery periods. The particular attention we paid to the Chinese and US markets over the years has come handy for one of our Australian clients already. See a detailed list of the Market Services we offer as well as our client’s feedback here.

You can lean on our extensive global knowledge and experience to best forecast your activity over the coming months.
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COVID-19 DASHBOARD

Valid as of 28 September 2020
Please contact us for detailed forecasts for 120 markets.
MarketLatest DataDetails2020 Forecast
World
-6.8%

U-shaped recovery, April -44.8%, May -33.3%, June -18.1%, July -6.8%, H1 Top 800 models

-22%

July 2020 6.68m units. 2020 YTD: -24.6% and 39.4m units (Source LMC Automotive)

70.35m units (Average of 71m by LMC Automotive May 27, 69.6m by IHS Markit April 30 and 70.45m AlixPartners June 10)

China
11.6%

No lockdown. February wholesales -79.1%, February retail -79.2%March wholesales -43.3%, March retail -34.9%, April wholesales +4.4%, April retail -5.6%, May wholesales +14.5%, May retail +1.9%, June wholesales +11.6%, H1 wholesales -16.9%, June retail -6.2%, H1 retail -22.5%, July wholesales +16.4%, July retail +7.9%, August wholesales +11.6%, August retail +8.8%

-6.5%

August 2020 Wholesales 2.186.000 units (Source CAAM)

24.1m units (Average of 24.6m by BSCB September 4, 23.2m by CAAM and CPCA July 9 and 25.5m by LMC September 2)

USA
-20%

At least 27 states have paused or rolled back reopening (July 23). New cases rising in 41 states incl. California, Florida and Texas (July 17). Post 15 March -36%, March -39%, April -50%, 1-24 May retail -25%, May -33%, June -27%, H1 -23.5%, July -16%, August -20%

-23%

August 2020 estimate 1.320.000 units (Source Cox Automotive, LMC)

13.1m units (Average of 13.3m by LMC April 17, 13.55m by J.D. Power April 23, 12.5m by IHS Markit April 23, 12.6m by ALG April 23 and 13.6m by AlixPartners June 10)

Europe
-17.6%

UK reopening non-essential businesses June 12, France, Italy, Spain and Germany reopened, no lockdown in Sweden. March -51.9%, April -78.2%, May -56.8%, June -24.1%, H1 -39.5%, July -3.6%, August -17.6%

-27%

August 2020 884.394 units (27 markets, Source ACEA)

11.5m units (Average of 11.8m by BSCB, PSA Group and IHS Markit April 23, 11.03m Moody’s June 10, 10.7m AlixPartners June 10 and 11.8m LMC June 29)

Japan
-16%

Second wave of infections started late July. March -9.3%, April -28.6%, May -44.9%, June -22.9%, July -13.7%, August -16%

-16%

August 2020 326.436 units (Source JADA)

4.37m units (Source BSCB September 4)

Germany
-20%

Lockdown easing from May 4, dealerships reopened April 20. March -37.7%, April -61.1%, May -49.5%, June -32.2%, H1 -34.5%, July -5.4%, August -20%

-22%

August 2020 251.044 units (Source KBA)

2.82m units (Source BSCB September 9)

India
19.6%

Some areas (Bangalore) and states (Bihar) reimposing lockdowns. March -51.1%, April -100%, May -84.5%, June -47.2%, July -1%, August +19.6%

-25%

August 2020 234.142 wholesales (Source Manufacturers)

2.23m units (Source BSCB September 4)

South Korea
-3.5%

No lockdown. February: -19.6%, March +9.6%, April +7%, May +12.7%, June +41.2%, July +9.2%, August -3.5%

7%

August 2020 131.876 units (Source KAIDA)

1.92m units (Source BSCB August 10)

Brazil
-24.8%

Most States reopening. March -21.9%, April -76.8%, May -75.8%, June -42.5%, July -29.8%, August -24.8%

-36%

August 2020 173.544 units (Source Fenabrave)

1.87m units (Source BSCB September 3)

France
-19.8%

Lockdown ended May 11. 1-14 March -23%, 15-23 March -87%March -72.2%, 1-22 April -91.5%, April -88.8%, May -50.3%, June +1.2%, H1 -38.6%, July +3.9%, August -19.8%

-23%

August 2020 103.631 units (Source CCFA)

1.69m (Source BSCB September 1)

UK
-5.8%

Nationwide lockdown easing from May 13. March -44.4%, April -97.3%, May -89%, June -34.9%, H1 -48.5%, July +11.3%, August -5.8%

-29%

August 2020 87.226 units (Source SMMT)

1.63m units (Average of 1.62m SMMT August 5 and 1.65m BSCB September 5)

Canada
-8.9%

Dealerships reopening from May 4. March -48%, April -74.6%, May -44.2%, June -16.3%, July -4.9%, August -8.9%

-20%

August 2020 estimate 165.837 units (Source Desrosiers)

1.55m units (Source BSCB September 9)

Russia
-0.5%

Lockdown eased in June. March +4%, April -72.4%, May -51.8%, June -14.6%, July +6.8%, August -0.5%

-12%

August 2020 137.517 units (Source AEB)

1.55m units (Source BSCB September 4)

Italy
-0.5%

Nationwide lockdown ended May 4. February -8.8%March -85.4%, April -97.5%, May -49.4%, June -23.3%, July -11.2%, August -0.5%

-28%

August 2020 89.222 units (Source UNRAE)

1.38m units (Source BSCB September 2)

Spain
-10.1%

Partial lockdown in Barcelona, Madrid. March -69.3%, April -96.5%, May -72.7%, June -36.7%, July +1.1%, August -10.1%

-31%

August 2020 66.925 units (Source Anfac)

897.000 units (Source BSCB September 2)

Australia
-28.8%

Melbourne Stage 4 strict lockdown extended until September 27. March -17.9%, April -48.5%, May -35.3%, June -6.4%, July -12.8%, August -28.8%

-18%

August 2020 60.986 units (Source VFACTS)

875.000 units (Source BSCB September 3)

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