Haig Stoddard

Haig
Stoddard
Industry Analyst,
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Not Much Spring in Forecast March U.S. Light-Vehicle Sales 
Indications are that there is no big incentive push in March to counter the Q1 slowdown or to lop off any excess inventory.
Outlook Q1 2019: Wards Intelligence Barometer 
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Outlook Q1 2019: EV Strategies in China 
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Outlook Q1 2019: Forecasting China's Automotive Market 
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February U.S. Dealer Inventory Rises as Demand Falls 
March U.S. sales are expected to decline again, creating the potential for more production slowdowns to balance inventory with demand.
U.S. Light-Vehicle Sales Continue Softness in February 
Automakers continue to pull back on incentive spending even as demand slides and inventory rises, a dampener to sales volume.
Expected North America Vehicle Production Reduced for Q1-2019; Second-Quarter Forecast to Rise 
If North American demand does not pick up, production could be cut more over the rest of the current quarter and in the second quarter.
Little Rebound Expected in February U.S. Light-Vehicle Sales 
If demand does not pick up in March, the prospects will further dampen for a fifth straight year with U.S. sales of at least 17 million units.
U.S. Dealer Light-Vehicle Inventory Creeping Upward as Demand Slows 
If new-vehicle demand is not showing signs of bouncing back by the latter part of February, more inventory-control moves are likely.
U.S. Light-Vehicle Sales Start 2019 Softer Than Expected 
U.S. sales are expected to rebound from January’s long-time low SAAR, but how much could depend on how the industry reacts to last month’s disappointing results.
First-Quarter North America Production Outlook Trimmed 
Whether production returns to growth in the second quarter will depend on how well demand in North America, especially the U.S. market, holds up compared with 2018.
U.S. Light-Vehicle Sales Forecast to Start 2019 a Little Weaker 
Dealers overall have more inventory than they need, yet not at an unmanageable level if sales continue to run at a 17 million-unit seasonally adjusted annual rate.
December U.S. Light-Vehicle Inventory Points to Solid Start to Sales in 2019, But Potential Red Flags in Truck Stocks 
Dealers are loaded with pickups and SUVs, while CUV stocks also are well above year-ago levels.
North American Production Ended 2018 Flat with 2017, But Output to Start 2019 with First-Quarter Decline 
Despite stronger-than-expected sales in December, U.S. dealers still are loaded with enough inventory to support a 17-plus million-unit annual rate.
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