Jaguar Land Rover sales slowly recovered in December after a 6% dip overall in 2019, according to financial reports.
Annual sales of 557,706 were down mostly due to a 13.5% slump in China but it’s reorganised its outlets and marketing there and has seen them picking up again as it moves towards an electric programme with BMW.
In 2019, Bridgestone remained the number one choice for BMW, Audi, SEAT and Toyota, while continuing to serve as primary supplier for manufacturers including Volkswagen, Skoda and Mercedes.
It is now developing new lightweight tyres which need less natural resources and have lower emissions.
FCA’s decision to pool its models with Tesla under European emissions regulations will generate £1.5B by 2023 for the pure electric company and pay for its upcoming new Berlin plant scheduled to make Model 3 and Model Y crossover cars.
It also means FCA may be able to buy into Tesla EV technology, widely regarded as the best in the industry, for its own future electric models needed to meet tougher legislation.
Retail demand in the used sector has shown remarkable stability in December, says analyst firm Cazana.
In fact, the wholesale marekt is now short of quality stock and now Brexit is determined, the market expect strong business performance although its currently about 2% down on three years ago.