ECONOMIC AFFAIRS / STATISTICS / MARKETING

The Department for Economic Affairs, Statistics and Marketing provides reliable information on market developments to the member companies. It covers situational topics and furnishes periodic services. In addition, the Department for Economic Affairs, Statistics and Marketing supports the automotive advertising watchdog "Beobachterkreis Automobilwerbung" on behalf of its passenger car member companies and serves as point of contact for topics in connection with the Passenger Car Energy Consumption Information Regulation (Pkw-EnVKV). In the area of heavy commercial vehicles, the VDIK covers investment aid programs for commercial vehicles and the truck toll.

 

Periodic VDIK services for member companies

  • 1st KBA press reports (monthly)
    • New vehicle registrations and changes of ownership broken down by vehicle types
  • 2nd KBA report (monthly)
    • New registrations of passenger cars by manufacturers and models
  • KBA statistic on vehicle population (yearly)
  • Market assessment (twice a year)
    • VDIK survey among member companies on their assessment of the overall market and their own market share (passenger cars only)
    • o Exchange of aggregated numbers with the VDA
  • Statistic on new orders and order books (monthly)
    • Passenger cars: Query of member companies' new orders and order book figures, as well as exchange of aggregated numbers with the VDA
    • Commercial vehicles: Collection of member companies' new order and order book figures for commercial vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of up to 3.5 t, and exchange of aggregated numbers with the VDA
      • Monthly VDIK passenger car market estimate
      • Key indicators on passenger car websites
        (quarterly)
      • Economic Mirror
        (twice a year)
      • New passenger car registrations by colors
        (twice a year)
      • Situational surveys upon request by member companies

       

      Periodic optional VDIK services for member companies

      To complement its range of services, the VDIK purchases services from third parties, the cost of which it passes on to the participating member companies. This generates significant cost savings for our member companies, plus some services are not sold on an individual basis.

      • Tabulation of new registration statistics (daily)
        • Passenger cars: by makes and models
        • Commercial vehicles: by makes
      • Project "Kleinräumige Gliederung" (breakdown into small areas, joint project with German manufacturers), new registrations and inventory numbers at the level of statistical districts, as well as new registrations according to owner age structure, new registrations of rentals at the district level
        • Optional additional services: used cars
      • New registrations by industry for passenger cars and commercial Vehicles (monthly)
        • Raw data KBA, tabulated by the VDIK
      • Statistic on short-term registrations of passenger cars (monthly)
        • Raw data KBA, tabulated by the VDIK
      • New passenger car registrations by CO2emissions (monthly)
        • Average CO2-emissions by makes, models, segments and fuel source (Raw data KBA, tabulated by the VDIK)
      • Statistic fo young used cars (monthly)
        • (Raw data KBA, tabulated by the VDIK)