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05 May

New registrations remain on course for recovery in April

5. May 2023|Categories: News|

The German passenger car market grew by 13 percent in April. According to the Federal Motor Transport Authority, 202,900 new passenger cars were registered. International manufacturers achieved a market share of 38 percent. In the first four months of 2023, registrations were up 8 percent compared to the same period [...]

05 Apr

Passenger car market gains noticeable momentum in March

5. April 2023|Categories: News|

The German passenger car market grew by 17 percent in March. According to the Federal Motor Transport Authority, 281,400 new passenger cars were registered. A total of 666,900 new cars were registered in the first quarter, representing a 7 percent increase over the same period last year. Reinhard Zirpel, President [...]

15 Mar

New VDIK design with car in the center

15. March 2023|Categories: News|

Completely different and yet very familiar: After more than 30 years, the Association of International Motor Vehicle Manufacturers presents a new corporate design. For this purpose, not only the logo itself, but also the entire corporate design has been completely revised. VDIK President Reinhard Zirpel emphasized: "The new, clear corporate [...]

05 Sep

Passenger car market grows slightly in August

5. September 2022|Categories: News|

According to the Federal Motor Transport Authority, 199,200 new passenger cars were registered in Germany in August. This is 3 percent more than in the same month last year. After six months in reverse gear, the passenger car market is up year-on-year for the first time since February. However, the [...]

23 Jun

General Assembly elects new VDIK Board

23. June 2022|Categories: News|

At the General Assembly of the Association of International Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (VDIK) today, several board members were elected. Reinhard Zirpel was confirmed as VDIK President for another two years by the General Assembly. He has held the office since 2016. Jürgen Keller was elected by the members as the [...]

28 Sep

VinFast becomes VDIK member

28. September 2021|Categories: News|

The Association of International Motor Vehicle Manufacturers welcomes a new member. VinFast was admitted to the VDIK by decision of the Board of Directors. As a result, the association now represents 38 brands of passenger car and commercial vehicle manufacturers from twelve countries in Germany. A particular strength of the [...]

12 Jan

Almost 400,000 new e-cars registered in 2020

12. January 2021|Categories: News|

In Germany, 82,800 electric vehicles were newly registered in December. The increase compared to the same month last year is 629 percent. Over the entire past year, e-vehicle registrations increased by 263 percent to 394,939 units. These include purely battery-powered electric cars, plug-in hybrids and fuel cell vehicles. They reached [...]

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