16 Sep

VDA and VDIK: New funding guidelines for plug-in hybrids will slow down the ramp-up of electromobility

16. September 2021|Categories: Press release|

The German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) and the Association of International Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (VDIK) are critical of the stricter requirements for plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEV) planned with the extension of the innovation premium. As has become known, the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology has proposed in [...]

08 Sep

Over 50,000 new e-vehicles in August

8. September 2021|Categories: Press release|

In August 2021, 53,400 new electric vehicles were registered, an increase of 61 percent. In the first eight months, new electric vehicle registrations increased by over 150 percent to more than 421,200 units compared to the same period last year. This included 203,040 battery-powered electric cars (up 163 percent) and [...]

03 Sep

Passenger car market still lacking momentum in August

3. September 2021|Categories: Press release|

In August, 193,307 new passenger cars were registered in Germany. This was 23 percent fewer than in the same month last year and the lowest August figure since 1992. In the first eight months of this year the new registrations increase up to 2.5 percent. A total of 1.82 million [...]

06 Aug

One in four new cars in July with electric drive

6. August 2021|Categories: Press release, Uncategorized|

In July 2021, 55,656 new electric vehicles were registered, an increase of 55 percent. In the first seven months, new electric registrations almost tripled year-on-year to 368,200 units (up 183 percent). This included 174,180 battery-powered electric cars (up 185 percent) and 193,725 plug-in hybrids (up 182 percent). They accounted for [...]

06 Aug

Dampener for the passenger car market in July

6. August 2021|Categories: Press release|

In July, 236,400 new passenger cars were registered in Germany. This is 25 percent fewer than in the same month of the previous year. In the first seven months of this year, the volume of new registrations rose by 7 percent to 1.63 million units. This is the second-lowest market [...]

03 Aug

Go-ahead for commercial vehicles with alternative drives

3. August 2021|Categories: Press release|

"Appropriate financial framework conditions are a crucial prerequisite for the spread of climate-friendly commercial vehicles. With the new funding program for commercial vehicles with alternative drives, the Federal Ministry of Transport is therefore giving an important starting signal. The international manufacturers already offer a large number of commercial vehicles with [...]

16 Jul

VDIK welcomes increase in funding for private wallboxes

16. July 2021|Categories: Press release|

The Association of International Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (VDIK) welcomes the decision of the Federal Government to provide the KfW program for private charging infrastructure with additional funds. VDIK President Reinhard Zirpel commented: "In addition to an efficient public charging infrastructure, it is crucial for buyers of electric vehicles to be [...]

14 Jul

VDIK presents positions for the Bundestag elections

14. July 2021|Categories: Press release|

About ten weeks before the Bundestag elections, the Association of International Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (VDIK) is presenting just-in-time recommendations for mobility policy in the upcoming legislative period. The 37 international car brands from eleven different countries that are organised in the VDIK represent a passenger car market share of about [...]

09 Jul

Promotion of private wallboxes must continue quickly

9. July 2021|Categories: Press release|

The Association of International Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (VDIK) calls on the Federal Government to quickly provide the KfW programme for private charging infrastructure with additional funds. VDIK President Reinhard Zirpel commented: "In addition to the public charging infrastructure, the private charging infrastructure is of decisive importance for buyers of electric [...]

08 Jul

VDIK welcomes extension of the increased purchase premium for e-vehicles until 2025

8. July 2021|Categories: Press release|

The Association of International Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (VDIK) welcomes the fact that the Federal Ministry of Economics has now actually implemented the extension of the increased purchase bonus for electric vehicles until 2025, as announced in November. VDIK President Reinhard Zirpel commented: "The eco-bonus with the doubled state contribution is [...]

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