Yang Yin comprehensive collation

When domestic car companies finally welcomed the arrival of resumption of work and re -production, the epidemic of new crown pneumonia continued to spread abroad. The overseas automotive industry was in the event of unprecedented hitting, and many international car companies have opened the “shutdown wave”. In the past week, many car companies have announced the suspension of production.

According to incomplete statistics, as of last weekend, 12 overseas car companies including Daimler, Volkswagen, Fiat Chrysler Group, Peugeot Citroen Group, etc. have closed or planned more than 10 factories. European auto sales hit the worst start since 2013, and suspension of production and suspension will intensify this dilemma. The impact of North America has gradually appeared, and the three American giants have shut down North American factories including the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

More than 108 car factories discontinued production

Under the fierce development of the epidemic, the densely personnel car manufacturers are undoubtedly worrying. In order to prevent and control the epidemic and ensure the safety of workers, on March 18, local time, the three major American automobile manufacturing giants Ford, General Motors and Fiat Chrysler announced that all the assembly plants in North America will be temporarily closed until the end of March, and the re -open conditions will be every every time. Zhou re -evaluated and determined. It is reported that this shutdown will affect 25 total assembly plants and 150,000 workers.

In addition to the three major American car companies, Europe, Japan and South Korean car companies have also announced their production suspension plans. According to incomplete statistics, as of March 20, more than 108 automotive factories in the world have suspended production plans or have been discontinued.

Data show that the chain response of the pneumonia infected with the new coronary virus infection may cause global automobile output by 16%in 2020, while American auto sales are expected to decrease by 20%. A global epidemic is challenging the global automotive industry, which is originally sluggish.

The European market is a serious disaster area

According to the French car manufacturing trademark to the Citroen Group (PSA) plan, 15 factories were closed last week. PSA revealed that a serious case of new coronary virus infection has recently emerged near the factory. Closing the factory is the best protection measure to prevent virus transmission. In addition, the interrupting supply of major component suppliers and the sudden decline in the automotive market are also factor that prompt PSA to close the factory.

Volkswagen Group has been suspended from March 16th to the Volkswagen Brand Factory in the United States, Spain, Portugal, Slovakia and Italy. At the same time, Belgium, Germany, Hungary, and Mexican factories that produce the Audi brands are also closed on March 20. The factory located in Italy and Spain, for the production of Lamborghini and Seat has also been suspended before. Dis, chairman of the Board of Directors of Volkswagen Group, revealed at the financial conference just ended on March 17: “The epidemic has led to the interruption of supply and forced many factories under the Volkswagen Group to discontinue production.”

The overseas epidemic in Italy is a key region, and the Fiat Chrysler Group (FCA) headquarters in Italy is affected the most. At present, FCA is located in the factory of Melfi, Popmiriano, Cassino, Mirafioni, Geuliasco and Mondon, and will suspend the production of his son brand Fiat and Hertes by the end of March. Maserati’s vehicle. At the same time, factories located in Serbia Clarka and Polandi will also be temporarily closed. FCA said that most of the factories announced in Europe will be suspended until March 27. Recently, FCA is also planning to shut down the US factory and Canada and Mexico factories.

Daimler has suspended production for Daimler’s passenger cars, vans and commercial vehicle factories in Europe, and began to implement last week. At present, Daimler has 9 power system factories in Europe, and the number of factories affected by the entire vehicle may exceed 30. Officials said that most European factories are tentatively discontinued for two weeks, and they will decide whether they will be extended according to the development of the epidemic.

BMW has also recently announced that in order to meet the decline in market demand, the production of the European and South African Rooslin factories will be suspended. The suspension of production will end on April 19.

On March 17, Renault Automobile Group announced that the group will temporarily close its 12 factories in France until further news. The number of workers affected by the production suspension plan reached 18,000. At the same time, Renault Nissan’s three factories in Spain have also been shut down. Since the same day, Volvo has closed the Gen Special Factory in Gothenburg and Belgium in Sweden, and 1500 employees have returned home. The main reason for stopping production is supply chain interruption and material shortage.

Japanese and Korean brands are not spared

Affected by the new crown virus epidemic, Nissan’s largest automobile manufacturing plant in the UK has been discontinued. Earlier, on March 13, Renault Nissan’s three factories in Spain have also been shut down.

Honda Motor officially announced that all factories in North America will be closed for 6 days from March 23. The company said that closure will cause about 40,000 cars to be unable to produce. This decision affects about 27,600 employees.

Toyota Motor has suspended the production of French, Portuguese and the Philippines from March 18. At the same time, the company will also suspend the production of vehicles and engine/transmission in Europe, and the re -production time will be notified separately.

Due to various problems such as logistics transportation, rigorous passage quarantine, and supplier production, modern factories in South Korea can only stop production and wait. Due to the continuous shortage of the supply of car line beam boards, the first production line of the High -end brand of Genis Saius GV70 and GV80 under the production of modern modern brands is still at the stage of suspension; “Empty” state.

Imported car market market may usher in the wave of price increases

“The Chinese automobile market is facing, and multinational car companies are experiencing the pain that has experienced in the past two months.” A person in the field of car circulation said: “But international supply and demand relationship will also affect the domestic market.”

Factory production festivals are stopped and the terminal market price fluctuates, which is not uncommon in the domestic high -end car market. Not long ago, a notice of the production capacity adjustment of the BMW Shenyang factory in the media report. The informed meaning was that “affected by the epidemic, the original orders of the Shenyang plant from January and February were postponed to March and April production, resulting in the original March and April quota orders needed to cancel the production plan from the system.”

This notification is also interpreted by some BMW dealers as a prelude to price increases: “At present, if the capacity cannot be recovered, the price increase will be several times in the next 2-3 months.”

With the market capacity of imported high -end vehicles represented by Mercedes -Benz, BMW, and Audi, will it usher in a new wave of price increases? Cui Dongshu, Secretary -General of the Federation of Federation, said in an interview with the media: “If it is a model that exports to China in Europe, it will be affected. For Mercedes -Benz, BMW, etc., production plants in the United States are the key to affecting the Chinese market.”

“The BMW car source is nervous. Even if you can resume work on April 20, the new car from the import procedures to the store will be August.” A high -end car sales were sold in the circle of friends. The same is true of Mercedes -Benz, “imported cars must be affected, especially models produced in the United States, so the source of the car will become more and more tense.”

“In fact, we are also consciously tightening the order. According to the changes in the market, the possibility of tight imported models is very likely to increase the price of price increases. In the second and third quarters, with the change of supply and demand relationship, a number of imported cars would likely reduce the preferential range and raise the price accordingly.

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