Corona Virus

Study on the impact of the Coronavirus-pandemic on used car values and forecasts

View our full report on the future impact of the Coronavirus on the German car market


  • Table of contents

    • Background & Objectives
    • Historic economic crises and pandemics
    • Corona crisis and its influence on the German economy
    • Relevant questions on the future of Germany's car market
    • Summary and recommendations for action
  • Content

    The current spread of SARS-CoV-2 generates uncertainty about the future of the German car market among dealers, customers and OEMs. This study outlines historic crisis and pandemics and identifies patterns that help to understand the current development and potential scenarios of the future.

    Based on the three scenarios developed by the Sachverständigenrat zur Begutachtung der gesamtwirtschaftlichen Entwicklung we answer several industry-relevant questions.

  • Authors & contact persons

    • Siegfried TREDE
      General manager
    • Raphael DAMMANN
      General manager
    • Nico SEIFERT
    • Alexander STRICKER
    • Dawid KURZYCA
    • Nils WEBER