After VAT reduction: Significantly more E-cars and Hybrids allowed

Since the beginning of July, the lowered value-added tax and a higher premium is in this country on the purchase of alternatively-powered cars, in order to prom

After VAT reduction: Significantly more E-cars and Hybrids allowed

Since the beginning of July, the lowered value-added tax and a higher premium is in this country on the purchase of alternatively-powered cars, in order to promote the economy. In the registration figures shows a positive Trend now.

Ilka Kopplin

editor in the economy.

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for example, in the last month on the streets of Germany a total of around 315,000 car, as the force travel Federal office announced on Wednesday. This was still a decline of 5 percent compared to the same month last year. However, the local car market in times of disused productions, a closed car was the dealer and the licensing bodies previously also significantly in the double digits broke. In the first seven months a total of nearly 1,526 million cars were registered, which corresponded to a Minus of 30 percent compared to the same month last year.

Thus, it was in July, especially individuals who have opted for a new car. Their share of new registrations rose by a good 7 per cent to a share of 41 percent. The commercial buyers held back, however, their share fell by 12.5 per cent to around 59 per cent.

Alternative drives to be a far – starting from a low base

While the Segment of gasoline fell by about a fifth, but, nevertheless, with a share of 49 percent, which was still the favorite drive of the local motorists remained increased in July, in particular, the alternatively-powered vehicles more significantly, after the reward of the Covenant had been increased in the case of the purchase of such a vehicle again.

The alternative drive types in the meadows, therefore, in comparison with the previous month, part of a three-digit growth, albeit from a low starting level. So just 16.800 E were approved in July-one cars on the streets of Germany, which corresponded to a Plus of more than 180 percent and a proportion of the total number of new registrations of 5.3 percent.

Hybrid recorded significant growth. A total of wurden52.488 Hybrid newly approved, up 143.5 percent, which corresponded to a share of 16.7 percent. Including 19.119 Plug-in Hybrids, which have increased to about 485 percent, and a share of 6.1% were equivalent.

With a view on the car makes the premium manufacturers BMW and Mercedes were-Benz robust. The authorisations of the Mini grew by 35 percent, which the core brand is BMW, after all, a good 17 percent of the Stuttgart-based competition by almost 11 percent. The sports car manufacturer Porsche has recorded an increase of 2.4 percent.

Updated Date: 05 August 2020, 11:20

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