Car registration, -33% in April – Industry

The number of registrations in the month of April in Italy reached 97,339, a decrease of 32.98% from the same month in 2021. In the first four months it was 435,647 with a 26.5% decline compared to the same period last year. Data from the Ministry of Transportation.

The Stellantis Group sold 34,504 cars in Italy in April, 41% less than the same month in 2021. The share is 35.4% compared to 40.3% in April last year. In the four months, the group’s registrations were 158,296, down 33.6% from the same period in 2021, with the share dropping from 40.3 to 36.3%.

It’s still a disastrous figure for the auto market. In April, the collapse of existing recordings led to some time Breaking the threshold, even psychological, 100,000 units, A level that in normal times is only reached in August.” This is a comment Promotor Study Center. The decline was 44.4% in April 2019 and in 4 months it is 38.9% from the same period in 2019. By projecting the result of the first 4 months of 2022 over the year, we get a forecast of 1,117,044 units, which is a level of 60 seconds. the last century.
“The reasons for this catastrophic situation – explains Csp – were already in large part already in 2020 and 2021: the pandemic, the collapse of GDP with only partial recovery in 2021, and the microchip crisis, which was added in 2022. Factors, the re-emergence of inflation, and the risk of inflation accompanied by a new stagflation like the one that occurred in the seventies of the last century, and then the war in Ukraine which also affects the supply of important components of automobile production. 12% of the Italian GDP, very serious and it is absolutely necessary for the government to take effective support measures.But mistakes and shortcomings happen and unbearable delays.On April 6, the government finally adopted the stimulus it promised with Dpcm, but it has not yet come into effect, According to reliable news, we will have to wait a little longer. Not until the middle of the month. It is exciting evidence of the inefficiency of the Italian system and the market is still in a coma. ” According to Gian Primo Quagliano, President of Centro Studi Promotor, “demand will be about 200,000 cars.” This means that full-year registrations could reach 1,317,000, a level that puts the resilience of the car distribution system into question, and in particular, the resilience of the dealer system at risk.”

“The long wait for looming stimulus in the sector has drained the market since the beginning of the year; it is hoped that the Dpcm needed for the stimulus will be deployed in the next few days, a necessary measure to lift the registration curve that has been trending downward for many months.”
like him Michelle Creasysure headUnrae For the next three years, he comments on the Italian market data.
“In order to ensure maximum operation of the sales networks – adds Crisci – we also hope that the FAQ and the Invitalia platform will be ready from the day the Dpcm is published in the Official Gazette. Finally, we hope to be able to discuss it as soon as possible. How to modify the original incentive system, including It is legal entities in advantages, an increasingly important category in the mobility market and, therefore, the driver of the energy transition. Adding their exclusion from incentives to the transaction tax that already penalizes Italian companies and reduces their competitiveness in Europe, certainly does not help the country’s decarbonization process.”
Unrae underscores “the growing interest that car rental meets private consumers and where cars” on tap “cover a 6% share of the total market”.

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