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Cox Automotive Commentary: First-Half 2020 U.S. Auto Sales

The U.S. auto industry is closing the books on the first half of 2020 today, and many in the industry are likely saying, “Good riddance.” It was a tough half for auto sales – to say the least. The Cox Automotive Industry Insights team has been tracking the industry’s progress throughout the ups-and-down of 2020 – remember, sales were … Continued

Week #15 Special Edition: Economic Impact on Auto Sales with Jonathan Smoke

Our Chief Economist, Jonathan Smoke, joins us once again from his home studio in Atlanta, GA, with the latest on the impacts of COVID-19 on the automotive industry. The latest on COVID-19’s nationwide impact Continuing jobless claims and impacts by state Consumer sentiment in the U.S. and in the largest DMAs Cox Automotive consumer survey … Continued

Aggressive Incentive Spending Helps First Half Auto Sales

The Industry Insights team at Cox Automotive is forecasting first-half auto sales to be down 24.2% versus the first half of 2019 – a bad result that might have been worse without aggressive incentive spending by the automakers. In total, incentive program volume was down in the first half of 2020 compared to both 2018 and 2019. … Continued

Margin for Error Just Got Smaller in New-Car Operations

WardsAuto, June 29, 2020 – The U.S. consumer and economy are returning to some semblance of normalcy, but the new-car business is likely to be anything but normal for the foreseeable future. Dealers are facing a rare situation in many markets: Consumer demand is higher than supply.  Online shopping metrics are off the charts across various … Continued

Auto Market Weekly Summary

We are once again setting records in daily new cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. Outbreaks in Sun Belt states from California to Florida and up to North Carolina are causing concern. Impacted cities and states are contemplating new stay-at-home orders to contain. We are seeing slowing momentum in the auto market in the back … Continued

Cox Automotive Forecast: Auto Sales to Drop 24.2% in First Half of 2020

ATLANTA, June 26, 2020 – The COVID virus and the resulting economic recession continue to negatively impact the auto industry, but June is expected to be another small step “back to normal.” According to a forecast released today by Cox Automotive, the seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of auto sales in June will finish at 12.6 million, … Continued

2020 Mid-Year Review Replay Available

At the 2020 Mid-Year review held on June 25, the Cox Automotive Industry Insights team presented their view of the first half of the year. This 90-minute webinar was kicked off by Cox Automotive President and CEO Sandy Schwartz who provided an industry overview and highlight The Way Forward, a collection of new and updated strategies to … Continued

Week #14 Special Edition: Economic Impact on Auto Sales with Jonathan Smoke

Our Chief Economist, Jonathan Smoke, joins us once again from his home studio in Atlanta, GA, with the latest on the impacts of COVID-19 on the automotive industry. The latest on COVID-19’s nationwide impact Continuing jobless claims and impacts by state Consumer sentiment in the U.S. and in the largest DMAs Cox Automotive consumer survey … Continued

Ford F-150: An Illustration of Leadership

On Thursday, June 25, Ford Motor Company will reveal an all-new version of perhaps the most important vehicle in the world: The full-size F-150 pickup truck. A new F-150 from Ford is a moment, as the Blue Oval’s big truck has long been what Michelangelo’s David is to statues or Pat’s is to Philly cheesesteaks: … Continued

2020 Cox Automotive Market Insights and Outlook Flipbook Available

The Cox Automotive Economic and Industry insights team’s goal is to help automotive industry stakeholders make the best decisions for the future. The 2020 Cox Automotive Market Insights & Outlook flipbook makes accessing key data and insights easy. Replacing the hard copy version, this digital format allows readers to quickly find what they are looking for and can be … Continued