Automotive Sector Transformation
The automotive sector is undergoing a fundamental shift in terms of how cars are made, used and financed. Driven by technology, sustainability and changing consumer preferences, this transformation will have major ramifications for sectors globally.

    17 Sep 2020|Moody's Investors Service
    The pandemic will hasten the auto industry’s localization of supply chains and reduce production capacity amid a heightened focus on workplace safety. It will also accelerate the sector’s shift to electrified vehicles as governments use stimulus measures to support decarbonization goals.

    08 Sep 2020|Moody's Investors Service
     Auto shipments plummeted as a result of the coronavirus and are now reaching a bottom. We expect a rebound to pre-downturn levels will be slow, with considerable downside risk. 

    31 Aug 2020
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    12 Aug 2020|Moody's Investors Service
    Our expectations for a sharp decline in global auto unit sales this year and uncertainty over the pace of the subsequent recovery will pressure global automotive parts suppliers.

    30 Jun 2020|Moody's Investors Service
    The coronavirus compounds the challenges already confronting the global auto industry and we estimate that global light vehicle sales will fall by at least 20% this year, and by more in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Over the past three months we downgraded 40% of the auto manufacturers we rate, involving about $130 billion of debt.