Canada Auto Sales in April dropped down at the lowest monthly volume in over 60 years, as national anti-Covid19 lockdown measures were held throughout the month. Indeed, sales fell 74.6% in April with 45.833, leading Year to Date figures to 377.551 (-37.3%).
Chilean Vehicles Market in April plummeted 72.7% with 8.893 sales, as lockdown measures imposed on late March were held through the month in order to contain the Covid-19 spread. Indeed, Year to Date figures were 85.099 (-32.8%).
Romanian car market reported another huge drop in April, due to the national lockdown introduced on March 24, in order to slow down the spread of Covid-19. Indeed, registrations collapsed 50.3% with 4.317 units sold, leading Year to Date figures to 32.290 (-27.5%).
Switzerland Auto Market in April dropped down 67.2% with 9.378 units sold, as national anti-covid19 restriction measures were imposed until April 26, starting to gradually ease in a three-step process. Indeed, Year to Date figures are down 35.6% at 64.856.
German cars market managed to contain losses in April, as the national COVID-19 curfew ended on April 20, when showrooms started reopening. Indeed, sales were 120.285 in April (-61.%), leading Year to Date figures to 819.670 (-31%). This is the lowest monthly volume in Germany in 38 years.
Portuguese Auto Market plummeted 87% in April with 2.749 units sold, as the Country was under Covid-19 lockdown all through the month, stopping non-essential business activities. Indeed, Year to Date figures are 47.904, down 40.5% from the previous year.
Australia Vehicles Market in April dropped down 49.2% to 37.189 units, leading year to date figures to 265.741 (-20.9%). This is the largest year-on-year drop in almost 30 years. Indeed, contrary to most European countries, car dealerships activities were not totally halted.
Swedish Auto Market in April managed to avoid a sharp sales drop - contrary to other European countries - as the Government did not impose lockdown measures. Indeed, registrations fell "just" by 37.4% in April, with 18.911 units sold, leading Year to Date figures to 85.048 (-17.9%).
Latin America best selling cars ranking April 2020 sees again the Chevrolet Onix on top - holding 4.4% of market share - while the Nissan Versa overtakes the Ford KA for the second spot. The Chevrolet Onix Plus flies directly in 6th position.
European Car Market in April reported a huge drop, as several countries held a strict national lockdown for the entire month, leading car registrations to plummet 75.6% and leading Year to Date figures at 3.419.785 (-37.9%). Italy, Spain, Uk and Belgium lost over 90%, while Sweden and Denmark managed to contain the losses.
Europe best-selling cars ranking in 2020 within 44 markets in the continent, from Portugal to Russia. The Volkswagen Golf is still on top, ahead of the Renault Clio and the Volkswagen Polo. Outstanding performance scored by the Volkswagen T-Cross despite the harsh environment.
Turkish Auto Market in April dopped-down in double-digits, as the Coronavirus spread across the Country has accelerated. However, despite the harsh environment, auto sales dropped "only" by 14.6% in April with 26.457 units sold, leading Year to Date figures at 150.860 (+26.3%).
Argentina Auto Sales froze in April, as strict national lockdown measures were held for the entire month, while the Automotive Registries were allowed to reopen on April 22 to process registrations. Indeed, registrations plummeted 90.1% in April at 2.997, leading Year to Date sales to 73.952 (-48.9%).
Brazil Vehicles Market has collapsed in April as the country was in the middle of Covid-19 crisis. Indeed, the market reported the lowest monthly volume in 27 years, losing 76.8% with 51.362 units sold and leading Year to Date figures to 584.287 (-27.1%).
USA vehicles sales trend has worsened in April, falling at the lowest monthly level in over 30 years, while the Country became the epicentre of the Covid-19 pandemic. Indeed, in April the market was estimated to have dropped by 53% and just 625.000 units sold, leading Year to Date figures down 22.4% to 4.138.000 units.
Dutch Auto Market managed to avoid a dramatic loss - contrary to other neighbouring countries - as a full national lockdown was not imposed, allowing car dealerships to continue their business activities. Indeed, the sales fell "only" by 53.7% with 15.157 units sold, leading Year to Date figures at 118.028 (-20.6%).
Belgium Auto Sales halted in April, as strick national lockdown measures were held for the entire month. As a result, auto sales collapsed 90.1% in April with 5.296 units sold, leading Year to Date figures at 132.701 (-36.6%).
Austrian Car Sales were still collapsing in April, despite a marginal improvement was registered compared to the 66.5% drop in March. Indeed, Austria is one of the first European countries to come out of the Coronavirus crisis. Auto sales fell 64.8% in April at 11.278, leading Year to Date figures at 66.012 (-41.6%).
British Vehicles Market registered a 97.2% drop in April, as lockdown measures - introduced on March 23 - were extended for the entire month, forcing car dealerships to stay closed. As a result, sales stopped at 4.574 in April, leading Year to Date figures at 487.871 (-43.5%).
French vehicle market scored the lowest April volume in over 60 years, as car dealerships were closed for the entire month, allowing only home deliveries of cars ordered before lockdown. Indeed, registrations plummeted 88.8% with 20.997 units sold, leading Year to Date figures at 385.679 (-48%).