Global Slowdown in Car Trade Fuels Stock Shortages

International trade in cars has reduced dramatically due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. Car Imports into Australia are down $3 billion in total compared to 2019. Global Car Export Slowdown The countries with the largest car manufacturing industries are experiencing significant falls in car exports due to the fallout from the Coronavirus Pandemic. Government data from […]

Australian Used Car Prices Bounce Back Despite COVID-19: New Datium Insights-Moody’s Analytics Index

A new index launched by Moody’s Analytics in collaboration with Datium Insights reveals that Australian wholesale used-vehicle prices increased by 10.6% from April to May of this year. This follows a price contraction of 14% over March and April, which means prices are almost back to pre-pandemic levels and are on par with May 2019. “The used-vehicle market benefits from a […]

COVID-19 and Used Car Prices

The Coronavirus Pandemic has dramatically changed the business environment around the world. Banks, finance companies, car manufacturers and fleet management organisations with significant exposure to auto loans and leases are readjusting their forecasts for used car prices. In aid of this, the following report highlights our observed history of used car prices and how COVID-19 […]

Are Used Car Prices Dropping?

While the Coronavirus pandemic continues, the Automotive Industry will face an extended period of disruption as consumer behaviors drastically change. Following our previous article, ‘What the Coronavirus means for car sales’, Datium Insights takes a deeper look at whether used car prices are falling and what might drive their behavior going forward. Latest Articles Contents: […]

What the Coronavirus means for car sales

The spread of Coronavirus and turmoil in the stock markets is further putting pressure on the automotive industry. Here at Datium Insights we look into some of the likely ramifications on car sales for the near future. Latest Articles Background With cases rising here in Australia and around the world, the impact of the COVID-19 […]

Women in Data for International Women’s Day 2020

At Datium Insights we’re celebrating the role that women play not just in our business but in the data community worldwide. While women make up 47.4% of employed people in Australia the prominence of women within the data and analytics industry still lags that of men. Purportedly only 30% of professional data-related roles are held […]

Used Holden Prices

Holden by the numbers General Motor’s recent decision to cull the Holden brand has undoubtedly closed a historic chapter in Australia’s automotive history. With thousands of jobs at stake and millions of dollars’ worth of investment likely wasted, there’s plenty of concern to go around for organisations involved in Holden’s supply chain. While industry and […]

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