The coronavirus pandemic in Europe has temporarily shut down production in many factories of European and overseas automakers. Only a few of them did not close their operations: Tatra Trucks is one of them.
In the first six months of 2020, Porsche supplied a total of 116,964 cars to customers worldwide. The coronavirus crisis and the resulting closures of Porsche Centres over a period of several weeks resulted in a 12 per cent decline in deliveries as compared to the prior year.
The world’s light vehicle market is forecast to decline by 17.2% to 73.6 million units in 2020 due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and its associated economic fallout, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
German prosecutors have extended their diesel-emissions probe to include supplier Continental for its role in supplying engine components, searching the company’s offices and those of automaker Volkswagen Group, the companies said on Wednesday.
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