December 2020 Update
Updated December 10, 2020
New and used vehicle inventories across North America continue to be in short supply due to COVID-19. As the pandemic continues on, each month presents different challenges for manufacturers, parts suppliers, fleet managers, business owners, and others associated with the industry.
Last month, we reported increased vehicle production delays due to manufacturing parts and after-market upfitting shortages. In addition to this, many dealers are no longer willing to sell in-stock vehicles to fleet customers unless they pay retail prices.