Chemicals and the Economy

Paul Hodges

Toyota’s discounts drive US auto sales rise
3rd April 2010 by

The blog is always grateful for good news, no matter the reason. Thus it welcomes March’s rise...

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EU auto sales top USA and China in 2009
19th January 2010 by

Almost unnoticed, the EU became the largest regional auto market last year. Thanks to the support of...

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US auto sales in 2009 at 1982 level
6th January 2010 by

US auto sales last year at 10.4 million were the worst since 1982. Even this figure was slightly art...

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US auto sales enter the “new normal”
4th November 2009 by

The blog is changing its US auto sales chart, now that a year has passed since volumes collapsed las...

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US auto sales continue rebound
5th August 2009 by

US auto sales have not yet followed the European lead, and shown an increase versus 2008 levels. And...

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US demand bouncing along the bottom
2nd July 2009 by

The good news from the latest reports on US house prices and auto sales was simple – things ha...

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US auto sales start to bottom
4th April 2009 by

The blog may be over-optimistic, but as with US house markets, it is hopeful that US auto market may...

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Obama gets tough on US auto industry
30th March 2009 by

There had been speculation that President Obama’s mid-West background might tempt him to take ...

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US auto sales remain depressed
5th March 2009 by

February brought no relief for the troubled US auto industry, so critical to chemical sales. Sales w...

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European auto sales slide continues
9th February 2009 by

European auto sales fell 25% in January, according to JD Power. This equals an annualised rate of ju...

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