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Car showrooms under threat as vehicle sales plummet

National News // May 19, 2020

Hundreds of car showrooms are under threat as the sales of new vehicles plummets. 

Photo by Tim Meyer | @timm.jpeg on Unsplash Car showrooms under threat as vehicle sales plummet

This time of the year is normally a strong sales period for new cars, but figures from importers Auto-Schweiz show new car registrations are down two thirds from last year at the same time.

The Swiss Car Dealers Association says it believes 25% fewer cars will be sold this year – and that’s assuming a pick up in the second half of the year. A spokesman says that may be optimistic and the low sales numbers could mean the end of several garages. 




 

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