The ongoing restrictions on dealership activity resulted in a 35.5% year-on-year decline in new-car registrations in the UK in February 2021.
German dealerships will be allowed to open from 8 March under a stepped lockdown-easing plan announced by the country’s government.
Cars are equipped with an increasing number of gadgets designed to make life easier.
Dealers in Poland did not shut down during the pandemic last year.
The European new-car markets of France, Italy and Spain all suffered double-digit declines in February 2021, compared to February 2020.
As of 2030, Volvo Cars will only sell battery-electric vehicles (BEVs).
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWCV) is looking to introduce autonomous systems for traffic use in 2025.
Cazoo has acquired German car-subscription service Cluno, as it looks to expand its car-as-a-service (CaaS) offering.
Autovista Group Daily Brief editor Phil Curry explores timing and strategies for electrification.
Autovista Group’s interactive MMD reveals that residual-value and stock-day developments are being adversely affected by the ongoing lockdown restrictions in Germany and the UK in February