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03 Aug

Passenger car market remains in reverse gear

3. August 2022|Categories: Press release|

The German passenger car market continued to decline at the beginning of the second half of the year. In July, 13 percent fewer new passenger cars were registered than in the same month of the previous year. The Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) counted 205,900 new registrations. Around 1,444,000 new [...]

26 Jul

Massive cut in e-car subsidies sets back climate protection

26. July 2022|Categories: Press release|

Commenting on the agreement within the Federal Government on the further development of the purchase premiums for electric vehicles (environmental bonus), Reinhard Zirpel, President of the Association of International Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (VDIK), said: "The discussion about purchase premiums for electric vehicles has led to severe uncertainty among manufacturers of [...]

05 Jul

Passenger car market slumps in the first half of the year

5. July 2022|Categories: Press release|

The German passenger car market fell to a new low in the first half of 2022. According to the Federal Motor Transport Authority, 1,238,000 new passenger cars were registered between January and June. This represents a drop of 11 percent compared with the same period last year. Passenger car sales [...]

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 [...]

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