Edmunds predicts that new car sales in the first half of 2019 will be 2.5 per cent lower than last year, and a new report on the average age of cars in the US creates light on a factor that may be behind it. 19659002] According to the HIS Market, the average age of the vehicles continued to hit 11.8 years in 2018, up from 10.3 years in 2009.
"Better technology and overall vehicle quality improvements are still key drivers for rising average age over time, "Mark Seng, director, global automotive aftermarket practice at IHS Markit, wrote in a release on the report.
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The study also found that there are 278 million cars currently registered across the country and where they have a lot to do with their age. The oldest live in the western part of the United States, where the average is 1
IHS Markit said it expects the number of cars in the 6 to 11 year old segment to explode by 27 percent by 2023, yielding good results for repair and aftermarket parts.
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