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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 16 January 2022
Please contact us for detailed forecasts for 120 markets.
MarketLatest DataDetails 2021 Actuals
World
-10.9%

Third wave of infections slowing. U-shaped recovery, April -44.8%, May -33.3%, June -18.1%, H1 Top 800 modelsJuly -6.8%, August -10.8%, November -2.1%, December +2.3%

+5%

August 2021 5.832.537 units. (Source LMC Automotive)

81.54m units (Source BSCB)

China
-9.1%

Infections slowing. 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%, September wholesales +12.8%, October wholesales +12.5%, November wholesales +12.6%, Full Year -1.9%, January 2021 wholesales +30%, February 2021 wholesales +364.8%, March 2021 wholesales +74.9%, April 2021 wholesales +8.6%, May 2021 wholesales -3.1%, June 2021 wholesales -12.4%, July 2021 wholesales -11.9%, August 2021 wholesales -17.8%, September 2021 wholesales -19.6%, October 2021 wholesales -9.4%, November 2021 wholesales -9.1%

+3%

November 2021 Wholesales 2.522.000 units (Source CAAM)

26.13m units (Source BSCB)

USA
-27%

5th wave of infections slowing. Post 15 March -36%, March -39%, April -50%, 1-24 May retail -25%, May -33%, June -27%, H1 -23.5%, July -16%, August -20%, September +5.6%, October +1%, November -12%, Full Year -14.6%, January 2021 -3.3%, February 2021 -10%, March 2021 +60%, April 2021 +110%, May 2021 +42%, June 2021 +17%, July 2021 +5%, August 2021 -17%, September 2021 -25%, October 2021 -23%, November 2021 -16%, Full Year 2021 +3.3%

+3.3%

December 2021 1.190.000 units (Source LMC)

15.06m units (Source Manufacturers)

Europe
-17.5%

Loose restrictions across the continent. March -51.9%, April -78.2%, May -56.8%, June -24.1%, H1 -39.5%, July -3.6%, August -17.6%, September +1.1%, October -7.2%, November -13.7%, Full Year -24%, January 2021 -25.7%, February 2021 -20.3%, March 2021 +62.7%, April 2021 +255.9%, May 2021 +73.7%, June 2021 (+13.3%), July 2021 -24%, August 2021 -18.1%, September 2021 -25.2%, October 2021 – 29.3%, November 2021 – 17.5%

-1%

November 2021 864.119 units (Source ACEA)

11.84m units (Source BSCB)

Japan
-11.4%

5th wave of infections slowing. March -9.3%, April -28.6%, May -44.9%, June -22.9%, July -13.7%, August -16%, September -14.3%, October +29.2%, November +6.7%, Full Year -11.5%, January 2021 +6.8%, February 2021 +0.5%, March 2021 +5.4%, April 2021 +29.4%, May 2021 +46.3%, June 2021 +5.3%, July 2021 -4.8%, August 2021 -2.1%, September 2021 -32.2%, October 2021 -31.3%November 2021 -14.4%, Full Year 2021 -3.3%

-3.3%

December 2021 336.442 units (Source JADA)

4.448.340m units (Source JADA)

India
-8%

Infections slowing to lowest since March 2021. March -51.1%, April -100%, May -84.5%, June -47.2%, July -1%, August +19.6%, September +31.4%, October +17.5%, November +8.9%, Full Year -17.3%, January 2021 +17.7%, February 2021 +23.1, March 2021 +127.7%, April 2021, May 2021 +184.9%, June 2021 +118.4%, July 2021 +48.9%, August 2021 +10.9%, September 2021 -36.6%, October 2021 -22.2%, November 2021 -14.4%, Full Year 2021 +26.7%

+26.7%

December 2021 254.270 wholesales (Source Manufacturers)

3.076.731 wholesales (Source Manufacturers)

Germany
-26.9%

Fifth wave of infections ongoing. March -37.7%, April -61.1%, May -49.5%, June -32.2%, H1 -34.5%, July -5.4%, August -20%, September +8.4%, October -3.6%, November -3%, Full Year  -19.1%, January 2021 -31.1%, February -19%, March 2021 +35.9%, April 2021 +90%, May 2021 +37.2%, June 2021 +24.5%, July 2021 -24.9%, August 2021 -23%, September 2021 – 25.7%, October 2021 -34.9%, November 2021 -31.7%, Full Year 2021 -10.1%

-10.1%

December 2021 227.630 units (Source KBA)

2.622.132 units (Source KBA)

Brazil
-16.8%

Infections slowing to lowest since November 2020. March -21.9%, April -76.8%, May -75.8%, June -42.5%, July -29.8%, August -24.8%, September -10.9%, October -14.9%, November -7.2%, Full Year -26.6%, January 2021 -11.7%, February 2021 -17.8%, March 2021 +13.7%, April 2021 +219.2%, May 2021 +209.8%, June 2021 +38.2%, July 2021 -0.4%, August 2021 -8.6%, September 2021 -28.4%, October 2021 -26.9%, November 2021 -24.8%, Full Year 2021 +1.2%

+1.2%

December 2021 193.555 units (Source Fenabrave)

1.974.431 units (Source Fenabrave)

South Korea
-15.5%

Fourth and worst wave of infections ongoing. February: -19.6%, March +9.6%, April +7%, May +12.7%, June +41.2%, July +9.2%, August -3.5%, September +20.8%, October +1.8%, November +7.3%, Full Year +5.8%, January 2021 +19.1%, February 2021 +25.6%, March 2021 -1.8%, April 2021 -2.5%, May 2021 – 12.5%, June 2021 -21%, July 2021 -8.5%, August 2021 – 2.7%, September 2021 -30%, October 2021 -21.6%, November 2021 -15.5%

-9%

November 2021 144.546 units (Source KAIDA, manufacturers)

1.76m units (Source BSCB)

Russia
-19.9%

Third wave of infections ongoing. March +4%, April -72.4%, May -51.8%, June -14.6%, July +6.8%, August -0.5%, September +3.4%, October +7%, November +5.9%, Full Year -9.1%, January 2021 -4.2%, February 2021 +0.8%, March 2021 -5.7%, April 2021 +290.4%, May 2021 +133.8%, June 2021 +28.7%, July 2021 -6.5%, August 2021 -17%, September -22.6%, October 2021 -18.1%, November 2021 -20.4%, Full Year 2021 +4.3%

+4.3%

December 2021 133.470 units (Source AEB)

1.666.780 units (Source AEB)

France
-15.1%

Fifth wave of infections ongoing. 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%, September -3%, October -9.5%, November -27%, Full Year -25.5%, January 2021 -5.8%, February 2021 -20.9%, March 2021 +191.7%, April 2021 +568.8%, May 2021 +46.4%, June 2021 -14.7%, July 2021 -35.3%, August 2021 -15%, September 2021 – 20.5%, October 2021 -30.7%, November 2021 -3.2%, Full Year 2021 +0.5%

+0.5%

December 2021 158.121 units (Source AAA Data)

1.659.008 units (Source AAA Data)

UK
-18.2%

Fourth wave of infections ongoing. March -44.4%, April -97.3%, May -89%, June -34.9%, H1 -48.5%, July +11.3%, August -5.8%, September -4.4%, October -1.6%, November -27.4%, Full Year -29.4%, January 2021 -39.5%, February 2021 -35.5%, March 2021 +11.5%, April 2021 +3176.6%, May  2021 +674.1%, June 2021 +28%, July 2021 -29.5%, August 2021 -22%, September 2021 -34.4%, October 2021 -24.6% , November 2021 +1.7%, Full Year 2021 +1%

+1%

December 2021 108.596 units (Source SMMT)

1.647.181 units (Source SMMT)

Canada
-13.9%

Fourth wave of infections ongoing. March -48%, April -74.6%, May -44.2%, June -16.3%, July -4.9%, August -8.9%, September +2.4%, October -2%, November -10.4%, Full Year -19.7%, January 2021 -17.4%, February 2021 -9.9%, March 2021 +86.2%, April 2021 +254.4%, May 2021 +35.8%, June 2021 +3.9%, July 2021 -5.7%, August 2021 -11.4%, September 2021 -19.6%, October 2021 -17.7%, November 2021 -13.9%

+4.5%

November 2021 110.448 units (Source DesRosiers Automotive)

1.63m units (Source BSCB)

Italy
-27.5%

Fourth wave of infections slowing. February -8.8%March -85.4%, April -97.5%, May -49.4%, June -23.3%, July -11.2%, August -0.5%, September +9.8%, October -0.3%, November (-8.2%), Full Year -27.7%, January 2021 -14.1%, February 2021 -12.3%, March 2021 +495.7%, April 2021 +3261%, May 2021 +43%, June 2021 +12.6%, July 2021 -19.2%, August 2021 -27.1%, September 2021 -32.5%, October 2021 -35.7%, November 2021 -24%, Full Year 2021 +5.5%

+5.5%

December 2021 86.679 units (Source UNRAE)

1.457.952 units (Source UNRAE)

Australia
-17.6%

Greater Sydney and Melbourne restrictions eased. March -17.9%, April -48.5%, May -35.3%, June -6.4%, July -12.8%, August -28.8%, September -21.8%, October -1.5%, November +12.4%, Full Year -13.7%, January 2021 +11.1%, February 2021 +5.1%, March 2021 +22.4%, April 2021 +137.2%, May 2021 +68.3%, June 2021 +0.4%, July 2021 +16.1%, August 2021 +33.1%, September 2021 +20.8%, October 2021 -8.1%, November 2021 -15.3%, Full Year 2021 +14.5%

+14.5%

December 2021 78.402 units (Source VFACTS)

1.049.831 units (Source VFACTS)

Spain
-18.7%

Infections slowing to lowest in a year. March -69.3%, April -96.5%, May -72.7%, June -36.7%, July +1.1%, August -10.1%, September -13.5%, October -21%, November -18.7%, Full Year -32.3%, January 2021 -51.5%, February 2021 -38.4%, March 2021 +128%, April 2021 +1787%, May 2021 +177.8%, June 2021 +17.1%, July 2021 -28.9%, August 2021 -28.9%, September 2021 -15.7%, October 2021 -20.5%, November -12.3%, Full Year 2020 +1%

+1%

December 2021 86.081 units (Source Anfac)

859.477 units (Source Anfac)

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