only the Americans for Pick-ups and SUVs is not forcing The preference of the car maker to a drastic swing in Strategy. The classic Car is to the discontinued model.
The F-150 Raptor is a Monster. Where this car along thunders, grows no Grass. Named after a fearsome dinosaur, the Velociraptor from the Cretaceous period.
in fact, a certain amount of fearlessness – or ruthlessness – in terms of fuel consumption is one of the basic qualities you need to bring at the controls of the Raptor.The dinosaur among the Pick-ups
But the F-150 Raptor is by no means threatened with extinction. In the United States by auto journalists as a "raging bastard" called Ford Pick-up is by far the best-selling car.
The best-selling car in the United States: the Ford F150 Raptor
And the Raptor is only the tip of the iceberg. A good 100 years after the Ford Model-T classic Car in the United States is threatened with extinction.the SUV Trend of a "luxury-Problem"
Since the year 1999, the "Light Trucks" (SUVs plus Pick-ups) are in the United States in the sales figures in front of the limousine. The financial crisis years of 2008 and 2009 are outliers-years: The most severe recession in the United States since the Great Depression of 1929, rising Oil prices forced consumers to rethink. This shows that The SUV Trend is also a luxury Problem.
"In bad times when the money does not sit so loose to buy more of a Car. The income, to increase the sales figures of SUVs," as sober as plausible explanation of Frank Schwope, Auto Analyst at NordLB, in conversation with boerse.ARD.de rise.
In the financial crisis years of 2008 and 2009. classic Cars for the last time ahead of
in fact, began with the economic recovery, a new Run on SUVs In 2018, were sold in the U.S., more than twice as many SUVs (11,786 million) than Cars (5,488 million).Ford: Mustangs, SUVs and Pick-ups
The Trend away from the classic sedan to SUV or Pick-up is thus a development that was already for a long time. However, in this Dimension, in this sharpness, no one has seems to be expected. Not even the Manager at the big car companies.
last want to good news: GM Boss Mary Barra
the recently announced hasty strategy pans, with which the manufacturer of the massive Overcapacity show in sedans again. As Ford recently announced, except for the iconic sports Mustang car it should be in the medium term, only SUVs and Pick-ups. Alone, General Motors plans to close five plants in North America and to remove almost 15,000 positions.
According to experts, in 2018, four out of twelve GM plants, three of the nine Ford plants and two of the six Fiat-Chrysler worked in December-works below the recommended capacity.After the Auto recession is the Auto-recession
Ironically, the consequences of the last car it recession in the U.S., which could drive the manufacturer into the next car of the recession: In the Wake of the economic downturn in the United States, the American car maker had expanded their capacities in limousines massively – at the expense of SUV production.
the New limousines with flattened tires
the SUV Trend at first glance seems irreversible: by 2025, the limousine is a break-in-share in car sales was 21.5 percent, according to a study by the US research house LMC Automotive in the USA, increasingly."Dirty Dancing" in Germany, too
The SUV Trend, however, is certainly not a purely American phenomenon. The SUVs recorded a Plus of 20.8 percent, according to the Federal motor transport authority, the most significant growth in Germany to 2018. Their share in new vehicle registrations climbed to 18.3 percent, after 15.2 percent in the previous year.
Money, Money, Money
although There is in Germany a lot of discussion about the protection of the environment and driving bans. But here's the reality: anyone Who has bought a Golf, buys a Tiguan or T-Roc. Anyone who has bought a Polo, a T-Cross treat. The SUV Trend is sweeping so that in the smaller segments can be converted.
Frank Schwope, Auto Analyst at NordLB
VW T-Cross Polo?
From the manufacturer's point of view, is an absolutely positive development. Finally, the margins on SUVs are higher, stresses Schwope. With SUVs, the manufacturer can earn more. "So it's no wonder that they fail to meet the customer demand for more SUV's only too happy to."
The only thing that can stop the SUV Trend is for higher gas prices. We remember: Two rapid, extreme enough upward movements in Oil prices in the 2000s, forcing the Americans to their senses.source: boerse.ard.de VW and Ford Alliance, 15.01.2019 U.S. auto market to 2018: VW top, Daimler flop, 04.01.2019 Atlas |USA |Detroit of course, over 11,000 ManU, Real Madrid enthront STMicroelectronics start