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The investment into a used car industry

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Competition toughening on the American car market after cancellation of a government program of stimulation of sales has generated a wave of discounts. As a result of the price decrease twice, and the population prefers to get used cars.

Leaders on sales of used cars

When the American car industry promptly loses consumer activity, the sector of used cars feels an unknown agiotage. Having analyzed a situation for 6 months 2009, experts of analytical agency «Associated Press» have made a rating of the most popular foreign cars on a car market of used cars.

Traditionally in the lead places behind such marks, as: Chevrolet, Chrysler and Ford. We will remind also, that if to take in attention used cars not only the American manufacture here the leader are the Japanese cars: Toyota (217,000), Nissan (80,700), Mitsubishi (51,900), Honda (46,500), Mazda (35,200).


Among other foreign cars of used cars of analytics popular in the American market allocate German models: BMW 5-Series, Opel Vectra, Audi 80, Opel Astra.
Closes group of leaders cars of class A (on the European classification): Daewoo Matiz, with volume of re-registrations on new owners in 7,500 cars.

In crisis representation cars become cheaper

From the beginning of current year in the internal American market prices of cars with run of a representation class have decreased so, that were practically made even to cost of the models concerning lower price category.

The most popular models presented in this segment of the market: Mercedes-Benz S-Class (31%), BMW 7-Series (17%), Audi A8 (13%), Lexus LS (13%).


Because of falling of the prices cost of representation cars was practically made even to cost of sedans of a business class.

According to estimations of experts, following the results of the first half of the year 2009 demand for cars was reduced to 43% in comparison with the similar period of 2008, following the results of 9 months decrease has made 41% in comparison with the similar period of 2008.

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