Cars Sit Unsold In Avonmouth Docks As Car Sales Stutter : News Photo

Cars Sit Unsold In Avonmouth Docks As Car Sales Stutter

AVONMOUTH, UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 16: A man walks among some of the thousands of unsold cars currently being stored at Avonmouth Docks on January 16, 2009 at Avonmouth, England. Sales of new cars in the UK have slumped to a 12-year-low and production of cars at Honda in Swindon has been halted for a unprecedented four-month period because of the collapse in global sales and represents the longest continuous halt in production at any UK car plant. The announcenent comes on a day when the EU's Industry Commissioner Guenter Verheugen warned the outlook for the European car industry was 'brutal' and predicted not all European manufacturers would survive the crisis. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
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AVONMOUTH, UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 16: A man walks among some of the thousands of unsold cars currently being stored at Avonmouth Docks on January 16, 2009 at Avonmouth, England. Sales of new cars in the UK have slumped to a 12-year-low and production of cars at Honda in Swindon has been halted for a unprecedented four-month period because of the collapse in global sales and represents the longest continuous halt in production at any UK car plant. The announcenent comes on a day when the EU's Industry Commissioner Guenter Verheugen warned the outlook for the European car industry was 'brutal' and predicted not all European manufacturers would survive the crisis. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
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January 16, 2009
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