CLICK TO ENLARGE PETALING JAYA: Constraints on the supply side, particularly in the chip sector, have hampered the growth of the automotive industry. Statistics released by the Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) showed that the continued shortage of computer chips and supply chain disruption due to floods in December affected totalRead More →

NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI (WPRI) – Rescue operations are underway in the Atlantic Ocean after a vehicle transport vessel bound for Rhode Island caught fire last week. At last check, the 650-foot-long vessel, Felicity Ace, was still adrift in the middle of the ocean, about 100 miles from the Azores. RussianRead More →

Vehicle sales in 2022 are expected to continue on a positive trend with the South African automotive industry showing resilience. South Africa’s auto industry is off to a strong start in 2022 with total vehicle sales in January at 41,382 units, up 19.5% from the same period last year, MarkRead More →

For the first time ever, U.S. passenger car sales unexpectedly increased in December 2021, despite the fact that sales often dip at the end of the year as buyers favor New Year’s purchases compared to the last month of the previous year.Data from PAMA (Pakistan Automobile Manufacturers Association) reveals startlingRead More →

Brazil’s auto industry grew 11% last year, but still below 2018/19 potential Tuesday, January 11, 2022 – 13:53 UTC This year ANFAVEA estimates a production increase of 9.4% global equivalent to 2.46 million units Brazil’s National Association of Automobile Manufacturers, ANFAVEA, said the 2021 market had seen significant improvement fromRead More →

Written by Neal E. Boudette Toyota Motor dethroned General Motors as the top-selling automaker in the United States last year, becoming the first out-of-country based automaker to achieve the feat in the company’s nearly 120-year history. industry. This milestone underscores the changes rocking automakers, which face stiff competition and externalRead More →

LANSING, Michigan – Car sales in Michigan are expected to remain well below what they were before the pandemic, and consumer prices are likely to remain high as dealerships face supply chain issues. “It really caused vehicle sales and production to drop dramatically. The past two years and again thisRead More →

Car sales continue to be affected by reduced inventory. New vehicle sales were stuck again in December, paving the way for what could be a bumpy ride in 2022. The auto industry is still haunted by COVID-19, causing shortages of key materials essential to the growing automotive market. electric vehicles.Read More →

Economy New car sales up 30 pc Wednesday, December 29, 2021 Workers at Isuzu’s East African Vehicle Assembly Plant on Mombasa Road during the December 2018 media tour. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NMG By VICTOR JUMAMore from this author Summary New motor vehicle sales rose 30.2% to 12,750 unitsRead More →

Australia’s leading consumer watchdog has been monitoring the auto industry closely for six years – and says there is still work to be done on misleading information and denied warranty claims. See 3 images Automakers were again cautioned to familiarize themselves with their warranty obligations under Australia’s consumer law –Read More →

Europe’s auto industry faces even tougher times than the COVID-19 battered 2020 with sales down 20.5% year-on-year to 713,346 units, the worst slump since 1993, amid a global shortage of microchips used in new models, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) said on Friday. Although economic activity rebounded relatively stronglyRead More →

A global shortage of automotive chips has highlighted the problem, prompting the European Union to launch subsidy programs to attract chipmakers to the continent. FRANKFURT: Europe’s auto sector has become too dependent on Asia and other regions for vital components such as semiconductors and battery cells, the outgoing Bosch chairmanRead More →

NEW DELHI: Chip shortages continue to disrupt supplies to the automotive industry. Wholesale shipments to dealers fell 19% in November, as the semiconductor shortage continued to affect vehicle production and subsequent deliveries to dealerships, auto industry body Siam said on Friday. Vehicle shipments amounted to 2.15 lakh units last monthRead More →

Lafayette – The automotive industry continues to feel the effects of the covid-19 pandemic. First it was a shortage of new and rental cars; now used car prices are the last to be affected. Average used car prices have skyrocketed during the pandemic. Apart from continued global supply shortages, HubRead More →

Auto industry bemoans lack of budget support as UK auto production falls for third consecutive month and September production is lowest since 1982 Some 67,169 cars rolled off UK production lines last month, according to recently released data Productions were down 41.5% from a year ago and lowest in SeptemberRead More →

Originally published on Transport & Environment. (Also exists in German, Spanish, Polish, French, and Italian.) The European auto industry is using aggressive lobbying and making unsubstantiated allegations in an attempt to derail EU plans to cut pollution from road transport, campaign group Transport & Environment (T&E) revealed in a statementRead More →

A global supply crisis threatens to derail Germany’s economic recovery, with the country’s auto industry suffering the biggest drop. Companies from BMW, Siemens AG and Volkswagen are all reporting a lack of supplies of materials, from the most basic wooden pallets to memory chips. Thomas Nuernberger, managing director of salesRead More →

Raids on aftermarket auto parts sellers by the Environmental Protection Agency for evidence of emissions violations are hurting the classic auto industry, says Sen. Jim Lankford. Lankford, a Republican from Oklahoma and member of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, told the Washington Examiner he recently looked at bipartisan legislationRead More →

the Pakistan Automobile Manufacturers Association (PAMA) revealed sales figures for the local automotive industry. In the outgoing fiscal year 2021 (FY21), the local auto industry grew by 62% on an annual basis (YoY) to 181,397 units from 111,965 units the previous year. The reason for the outstanding performance of theRead More →

New vehicle sales in South Africa recorded their best post-lockdown performance in November, giving positive signs of a slow rehabilitation of the country’s auto industry, notes lender WesBank. In an overall market – down 30.6% year-to-date – November’s sales performance of 39,315 units shows signs of picking up consumer demandRead More →