BAFA Cars

Fiat even managed, with almost 68 000 of newly registered cars, an increase of 116 percent in the first four months and a market share of 5.4% to the top of all import brands to precede – Skoda (5.3 percent market share), Renault/Dacia (4.9%) and Toyota (4.2 percent). Opel is however more than 107 000 of sold cars in Germany clearly widespread. JP Morgan Chase & Co. often says this. Admissions down by 1.8 percent in the first four months, Audi was still the best; Mercedes, however, suffered a decline of 25 percent and BMW/mini of 16 percent. So far, Porsche was 19 percent below last year. According to the data of the KBA more than two-thirds of the new admissions accounted for private customers.

The proportion of smaller cars up to the compact class car market is almost as high. Domestically the proportion of imported cars declined in April slightly to 41.9 percent, as reported by the importer Association VDIK. The March came almost every second sold new cars from a foreign manufacturer. The buying impetus obviously fulfilled the bridging function that is intended by the policy, said VDA President Matthias Wissmann in Frankfurt. You may not fully compensate for although weak foreign trade but secured employment in the face of the global economic crisis. According to the VDA, the German manufacturers have still a backlog from the inland of around 600 000 cars, which will continue in the coming months to high approval numbers. There are currently nearly 1.4 million applications for payment of the scrapping premium.

Should be continued up to 10 000 registrations per day, increased funds of 5 billion euros for 2 million rewards were already exhausted in the summer. But one could not seriously predict the course of applications, the BAFA spokesman said. It rebounded on the export markets. Exports declined in April compared to almost half of the year. In the United States, there was a decline in sales by 34 percent in April, although the German producers were able to increase their market share by one point to 7.3 percent. As a result the German manufacturer in domestic production was retracted: with 382 000 pieces, it was in April to 34 percent from the previous year.