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November 20, 2019

Mexico Regional Sectoral Outlook. Second half 2019

Most sectors have slowed markedly. Lower growth in 1H19, inertia defines the pattern of state performance.

October 29, 2019

U.S. Auto Sales Chartbook. October 2019

Solid but stable new vehicle sales through 3Q19. A robust supply of “off-leasing” units and access to credit support sales of used vehicles. Consumer credit remains healthy, although delinquencies keep growing.
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August 19, 2019

Who buys a car?

A recent BBVA Research study shows that the likelihood of buying a car declined during the crisis, and has barely gained momentum in recovery.

July 25, 2019

U.S. | Auto Sales Chartbook. July 2019

New vehicle sales are projected to decelerate as economic growth slows down. Lower interest rates could provide some relief for dealers. A robust supply of “off-leasing” vehicles will continue to put downward pressures on demand for new vehicles.
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July 11, 2019

Colombia Automotive Outlook 2019

This presentation deals with the recent performance and outlook for 2019-2020 of the Colombian economy and automotive sector. Households that buy cars and motorcycles in Colombia are profiled from the Household Budget Survey published in 2018 by DANE.

April 26, 2019

U.S. | Auto Industry Chartbook. First quarter 2019

New vehicle sales are projected to decelerate from 2018 levels. Robust economic growth has been the main driver of auto sales, but affordability is deteriorating while the impact of previous tax cuts is diluting. Going forward, higher interest rates and a higher supply of “off-leasing” vehicles will exert downward pressures…
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February 25, 2019

Automobiles: Regulatory Changes and Demand

Did you buy an automobile in 2018? If so, was this a decision you'd considered in advance? Or were you encouraged to do so by ads from manufacturers and distributors with eye-catching discounts, driven by the new emissions approval cycle known as WLTP, which came into force in September?

January 18, 2019

U.S. | Auto Industry Chartbook 4Q18

Auto sales closed 2018 at 17.2 million units, virtually unchanged from the previous year. Robust economic growth has been the main driver of auto sales. Going forward, higher interest rates and a higher supply of “off-leasing” vehicles will exert downward pressures on demand for new vehicles. Retailers are expected to focus…
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