Senior Data Analyst
Sarah tracks vehicle production and other global data trends.
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Production ground to a halt, with only a handful of plants building a few thousand units.
Dramatic slowdowns were seen in nearly every market as COVID-19 spread across the globe.
The effects of the coronavirus pandemic and control measures were felt strongly in the Asia-Pacific region, while sales improved in North America.
Steep slowdowns across the globe start the year with a 6-year low.
Demand cooled around the world, led by a steep decline in China sales.
Though several markets saw big gains over year-ago’s low totals, overall sales were slow around the globe.