Global Car Production, Sales and Exports May 2021

 1,835 total views Read our monthly update on global car production, new car sales in key markets, export levels and imports into Australia. Global Car Production The global chip shortage may have peaked according to analysts Hyundai turns to local firms in South Korea for chips In the UK, manufacturers are bringing forward plans to roll […]

Will There Be More Car Sales in 2021?

As 2020 comes to a close, we review the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic on car sales, prices and supply while predicting what’s in store in 2021. Contents Background New Car Sales in 2020 Used Car Market in 2020 Effects of the Pandemic over time 2021 Outlook for Car Sales Background There’s no doubt that […]

Monthly Car Supply Update November 2020

Read our monthly update on VFACTS results, new car sales trends, imports and exports. New Car Sales November 2020 November 2020 saw a total figure of 95,205 new car sales for Australia as reported by VFACTS Figures show new car sales have increased by 12% in November 2020 versus November 2019 – the first increase […]

Monthly Car Supply Update October 2020

Read our monthly update on car supply movements into Australia. New Car Sales October 2020 October 2020 saw a total figure of 81,220 new car sales for Australia as reported by VFACTS Latest VFACTS figures show that new car sales have fallen by only 1% in October 2020 compared to October 2019 With COVID-19 cases […]

Monthly Car Supply Update September 2020

Read our monthly update on car supply movements into Australia. New Car Sales September 2020 September 2020 saw a total figure of 68,985 new car sales for Australia as reported by VFACTS Latest VFACTS figures show that new car sales have fallen by 22% in September 2020 compared to September 2019 The strong bounce back […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Weekly Market Update 13th September 2021

 441 total views Read our latest weekly update on the state of the used car market containing analysis of prices, volume and clearance rates. After more insights? Contact us for access. Market Snapshot Prices were down (-1.1%) with repossessed vehicles (-28.3%) seeing the largest decrease With lockdowns across several regions of Australia, price volatility in the […]

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