ETRMA Members’ Sales Q1 2020: Covid-19 pandemic causes drastic decline in tyre replacements and sales

16 April 2020

Brussels, 16th April 2020 – Today the European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturers’ Association (ETRMA) publishes its members’ European tyre sales for the first quarter of 2020. The figures demonstrate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic: a dramatic slowdown in tyre sales and replacements compared to the first quarter of 2019. ETRMA welcomes the measures taken at the European and national levels to mitigate the impact of the crisis and looks forward to additional schemes to stimulate a successful restart of activities.