Carmakers can expect sales surge after Irma, Harvey

September 19, 2017 | Insurance Auto Auctions

Summary

Damage in the south from back-to-back hurricanes Harvey and Irma have automakers and dealers accounting for losses even as they prepare to get people back on the road. With the estimated 320,000 to 580,000 vehicles damaged by Harvey coupled with the 200,000 to 400,000 impacted by Irma, automakers are expecting a busy September as consumers look for replacements.