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Haig Stoddard

Senior Industry Analyst - Forecasting

Haig focuses on market analysis and future vehicle trends.

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March 27 COVID-19 Global Update: 2020 Global Sales Fall 15% Year-Over-Year

If the virus-related economic impact extends significantly into the second half, LMC sees more downside to 2021 and stronger risk to recovery in the long term.

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COVID-19 Impact Will Tank March, Second-Quarter U.S. Light-Vehicle Sales

Negative economic fallout is expected to heavily spill into the third quarter, meaning a sharp upturn from Q2 to pre-virus demand over the summer is unlikely.

Market Analysis

March 25 COVID-19 Update: 2020 North America Production, U.S. Sales Forecasts

If the economy remains stagnant throughout the third and fourth quarters, U.S. sales could fall to 13 million units, which would closely approximate the hit to North America production.

Market Analysis

COVID-19 Update: North America Production, U.S. Sales 2020 Outlooks Slashed

LMC expects negative economic impacts related to COVID-19 to extend into next year and has reduced the 2021 production forecast to 16.0 million.

Market Analysis

The Early-Take on COVID-19 and March U.S. Light-Vehicle Sales

Lower interest rates from action taken by the Federal Reserve, and fiscal moves by the government to ease the economic burden on consumers, are not expected to do much for vehicle demand.

Market Analysis

Outlook Q1 2020: Wards Intelligence Barometer - First Quarter of 2020

This presentation shows Wards Intelligence data and LMC North American sales and production data for the first quarter of 2020. 

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