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Coronavirus and the aftermarket

Coronavirus and the aftermarket

Coronavirus, Features, News
As the world continues to struggle with the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the automotive industry, in particular the aftermarket, could find itself slowing down for some time, even after the outbreak eases. The global pandemic began in one of China’s busiest manufacturing hubs, and spread throughout a country that is synonymous with producing many of the parts the aftermarket relies on. However, now it is spreading through Europe, even more factories could face closure for prolonged periods, hampering supply chains around the world. When these factories do open again, it is likely that those who produce components for both OEM and the aftermarket, will focus more on getting carmakers stocked up before the factor shelves. British spirit While the situation is