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China revs up, the USA is on the road to recovery - but Europe is stuck in neutral or reverse gear

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The EU15 car market continues to stutter and falter – with major problems being faced in Italy, Spain and some of the smaller mature markets such as Greece, Ireland having a significant effect on Europe’s car sales and presenting Europe’s motor industry with headaches of hangover proportions post 2007.
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Written by Peter Bailey
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Swiss Seasonality

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A world away from the economic and industry woes of Ireland, there is a European market where stability reigns and seasonality is only affected (slightly) by the weather, yes, one really exists! It’s Switzerland…
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Written by Peter Bailey

Banking on January 1st - the scourge of industry driven seasonality...

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The calendar year seems to have a grip on the throat of the industry with most depending on having a tidy year end and an improved financial result. How much better would it be if - in the Northern hemisphere at least – the financial year end did not fall in December, the forced sales and used car disposals to reduce stocks and improve end year results!
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