Auto Parts Production Increasing

Nothing may illustrate the whiplash effect of the pandemic on the economy than this chart of Industrial Production of Auto Parts and Allied Goods.
It measures the quantity produced compared to a base year, here where 2012=100. In the Great Recession of 2008 and 2009, the index dropped around 30 points over a period of a year and a half. This year, the index fell over 60 points in a two-month period (March and April). In the next four months, May through August, we’ve regained most of that drop.

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Auto Parts and Tire Store Sales Returning to Normal

After some strong months, sales coming back to the long-term trend.


Parts Production Continues its Strong Rebound

More evidence that for now we have a vee-shaped recovery in the aftermarket.

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