17 Jun

Market decline in May also affects alternative drives

17. June 2022|Categories: Press release|

New registrations of vehicles with alternative drives declined in May compared to the previous year. There were 90,619 new registrations of electric cars, hybrids with or without plugs, and gas-powered passenger cars, down 2 percent from the same period last year. The decline in the overall passenger car market in [...]

08 Jun

VDIK: Prerequisites for stricter CO2 targets still missing

8. June 2022|Categories: Press release|

The European Parliament is voting today on a significant tightening of European CO2 fleet limits for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles. According to the EU Commission's proposals, CO2 emissions from new passenger cars are to be reduced much faster than previously planned by 2030. According to the draft, new [...]

03 Jun

New passenger car registrations down 10 percent in May

3. June 2022|Categories: Press release|

The German passenger car market declined by 10 percent in May compared to the same month last year. The Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) registered 207,200 new registrations. However, May 2022 had two more working days than the same month last year. Without this effect, the decline would have been [...]

18 May

NIO becomes VDIK member

18. May 2022|Categories: Press release|

The Association of International Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (VDIK) welcomes a new member. NIO is admitted to the VDIK. This means that the association now represents 44 brands of international passenger car and commercial vehicle manufacturers in Germany. NIO was founded in China in 2014 and has been exclusively building all-electric [...]

17 May

New registrations of alternative drive systems decline

17. May 2022|Categories: Press release|

New registrations of vehicles with alternative drives declined in April. There were 79,940 new registrations of electric cars, hybrids with and without plugs, mild hybrids and gas-powered passenger cars, 11 percent fewer than in the same period last year. This was due to the sharp downturn in the overall passenger [...]

04 May

Down 22 percent in April

4. May 2022|Categories: Press release|

The German passenger car market declined by 22 percent in April compared to the same month last year. The Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) registered 180,300 new registrations. In the first four months of 2022, around 806,200 new passenger cars were registered, which corresponds to a minus of 9 percent [...]

02 May

VDIK Brands Consolidate Strong Position with Alternative Drives

2. May 2022|Categories: Press release|

The international manufacturers further consolidated their strong role in alternative drives in Germany in the first quarter. A special domain of the VDIK brands are the classic full hybrids. Here, their market share in Germany was 93 percent in the first quarter. VDIK President Reinhard Zirpel emphasized: "If you are [...]

14 Apr

VDIK Criticizes Planned End of Plug-In Subsidy

14. April 2022|Categories: Press release|

A letter from the Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Protection indicates that plug-in hybrids newly registered as of 01 January 2023 will no longer be subsidized in the further development of the environmental bonus. VDIK President Reinhard Zirpel commented: "If the subsidy for plug-in [...]

07 Apr

Alternative drives remain on growth track

7. April 2022|Categories: Press release|

Demand for vehicles with alternative drive systems increased overall in the first quarter. A total of 278,801 new electric cars, hybrids with and without plugs, mild hybrids and gas-powered passenger cars were registered, 13 percent more than in the same period last year. In March, 112,138 new vehicles with alternative [...]

05 Apr

Significant decline in passenger car registrations

5. April 2022|Categories: Press release|

The German passenger car market declined by 17 percent in March compared to the same month last year. The Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) registered 241,400 new registrations. In the first quarter of 2022, around 626,000 new passenger cars were registered, which corresponds to a minus of 5 percent compared [...]

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