After the scrapping program: vda expects vacancies

Due to the dwindling demand for the end of the scrapping program, the german autoconductor will continue to stress. "I’m going on from another rint of the second half of the year, but not dramatic," said the prasident of the association of the automotive industry (VDA), matthias wissmann, on monday in frankfurt. Compared to the end of 2008, 20 000 jobs have been dropped in the first six months. At the end of june, the german final industry was still working 721,000 people. "This is measured by the massive breakdown of the companies a comparatively mild procurement growth in the master professionals," said the association’s primary. Revenues of the manufacturers had partially halved because of the global recession.

For the coming year, wissmann’s behavior is optimistic, although industry experts burred massive sales breeding after the end of state-owned purchase incentives in many countries. "It will critical to depend on whether the export stabilizes," said VDA prasident. Three out of four cars sells the german car industry abroad. The VDA also relies on the area of company cars, which will take on again. "We germans are strong in the premium sector where we will have a respectable result in 2010."The scrapping program of 2500 euros was paid only to private purchasers from january to their expiry in august, but not to companies.

A forecast for 2010 did not want to call wissmann. This year "significantly more" were sold as 3.5 million cars. The goods thanks to scrapping program a significant increase in three million in 2008.

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