Coronavirus: impact on the automotive industry worldwide

Statistics report on the impact of COVID-19 on the auto industry worldwide

Coronavirus: impact on the automotive industry worldwide

This report aims to shed light on the potential impact of COVID-19 on the automotive industry worldwide. It comprises data on automotive demand, including regional specific information on the situation in several hard-hit markets.

Table of contents


  • Premium Statistic Annual car sales worldwide 2010-2023, with a forecast for 2024
  • Premium Statistic Worldwide light vehicle sales growth - outlook 2017-2024
  • Premium Statistic Growth forecast for the international auto sales by market 2020-2023

Regional impact

  • Basic Statistic United States - car growth outlook 2020-2023
  • Basic Statistic Monthly inventory/sales ratio in the U.S. auto industry 2009-2023
  • Basic Statistic Monthly car loan rates in the U.S. 2014-2024
  • Basic Statistic United States - monthly vehicle sales by type through May 2023
  • Basic Statistic Monthly car sales in Europe through December 2023
  • Premium Statistic YTD market share of selected car manufacturers in Europe 2023
  • Premium Statistic Volume index of motor vehicle production in the EU by country 2020-2023
  • Premium Statistic Monthly automobile sales in China 2021-2023
  • Premium Statistic Vehicle sales by month - BRIC countries 2020


  • Premium Statistic Revenue of automotive manufacturers worldwide in H1 2012 and 2021
  • Premium Statistic Ranking of motor vehicle manufacturers worldwide by global sales 2023
  • Premium Statistic Toyota Motor Corporation: motor vehicle sales by region 2017-2024
  • Premium Statistic Volkswagen Group - worldwide vehicle deliveries 2012-2023
  • Premium Statistic Mercedes-Benz Cars' unit sales 2019-2023
  • Premium Statistic Wholesale vehicle sales of the Ford Motor Company by region 2019-2022


  • Premium Forecast Transportation consumer spending worldwide 2020, by country
  • Premium Forecast Transportation consumer spending per capita worldwide 2020, by country
  • Basic Statistic Mobility at transit stations amid coronavirus crisis in regions
  • Basic Statistic Mobility in cities amid coronavirus crisis 2021
  • Premium Statistic Self-reported impact of COVID-19 on the number of vehicles per household by country
  • Premium Statistic Attitudes towards purchasing cars online after Covid-19 in the UK, China, and India
  • Premium Statistic Consumers' interest in electric vehicles in the wake of the pandemic

Special focus on the U.S. industry

  • Premium Statistic Vehicle segment inventory by days of supply in the U.S. 2020-2021
  • Premium Statistic Vehicle brand inventory by days of supply in the U.S. 2023
  • Premium Statistic Share of U.S. auto intenders delaying vehicle purchases 2021
  • Premium Statistic Covid-19 reopening: timeline for car shoppers to return to dealerships
  • Premium Statistic Incentives to drive vehicle purchases during Covid-19 in U.S.

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