New car sales down 61% in Germany

New car sales down 61% in Germany

May 9, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

According to the German Federal Transport Agency, in the country last month, only 120,840 new cars were sold.

Note that a year ago indicator was 61% higher compared to the new result. For the period January-April of the current year, the decrease in sales in the German car market amounted to 29%. Experts attribute this to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

At the end of March, due to a pandemic, the work of car dealerships and automobile factories was stopped in the country. As a result, over the past month, German companies produced only 10,900 units of cars. Last year, the result was 97% more.