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Automotive Industry, Quarterly report prepared by PZPM and KPMG, edition Q2 2022

Published: 10-05-2022

In the first quarter of 2022, 102,000 new passenger cars were registered - 13.4% less than in the same period last year. The segments of vans (-12.3%), trucks (-3.4%) and trailers and semi-trailers (-2.8%) also recorded a drop in sales. However, sales of passenger cars with alternative drives increased - in the first quarter of 2022, 42,000 vehicles of this type were registered in Poland, 13.5% more than a year earlier. Very alarming indicators were recorded in the area of vehicle production. In the first three months of 2022, only 90,000 vehicles were produced in Poland - which is a decrease of 33.4% year-on-year. This is the lowest result of the first three months of the year in recent years.

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The Automotive Barometer - Report prepared by PZPM and KPMG, edition 1/ 2022

Published: 15-02-2022

Representatives of automotive companies in Poland are pessimistic in their assessment of both the current and future situation of the industry. The index of the mood of managers in the automotive industry amounts to 46 points and is lower by as many as 23 points in comparison with the results of the survey conducted in mid-2021. The latest edition of the KPMG and PZPM survey, entitled " Automotive companies' managers' mood barometer", shows that the majority of the industry's representatives do not expect the development of electromobility to slow down - forecasting that by 2030 more than every third passenger car will be charged from a socket. The global crisis on the semiconductor market caused a drop in sales in 8 out of 10 automotive companies operating on the Polish market.

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Automotive Industry, Quarterly report prepared by PZPM and KPMG, edition Q1 2022

Published: 03-02-2022

In 2021, 446.6 thousand new passenger cars were registered in Poland by 4.3% more than in 2020.
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PZPM Automotive Industry Report 2021/2022

Published: 17-11-2021

We present the PZPM Yearbook of Automotive Industry 2021/2022

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Automotive Industry, Quarterly report prepared by PZPM and KPMG, edition Q4 2021

Published: 04-11-2021

From January to September 2021, 347.3 thousand new passenger cars were registered in Poland - 17.7% more than in the same period of 2020. By contrast, this is still 15.5% less than achieved during the three quarters of 2019.

The report is out of a series of quarterly reports aimed to present current trends in the Polish automotive industry, including automotive retail, manufacturing, and financial services. Analysis are based on the most recent registrations, statistical and market data, and is a result of a joint endeavor by the Polish Automotive Industry Association and KPMG in Poland.

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Low-Emission Mobility PZPM, KPMG in Poland and SSW Pragmatic Solutions Report

Published: 23-09-2021

The latest Low Emission Mobility Report shows how the automotive industry in Poland, Europe, and around the world is facing up to environmental challenges and making the transition to alternatively-powered cars and vans - thereby contributing to global reductions in harmful emissions.

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Making the Transition to Zero-Emission Mobility - 2020 progress report

Published: 02-09-2021

The 2020 edition of ACEA’s ‘Making the Transition to Zero-Emission Mobility’ report tracks progress made on the key ‘enabling factors’ for a stronger market uptake of alternatively-powered cars and vans in the European Union

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Automotive Industry, Quarterly report prepared by PZPM and KPMG, edition Q2 2021

Published: 10-08-2021

In the first quarter of this year, for the first time since the beginning of 2020, it succeeded to stop the decline in vehicle registrations in Poland. During this period, 117.9 thousand new passenger cars were registered on the Vistula - 9.5% more than in the same time of 2020. Sales growth was also recorded in the segments of light commercial vehicles (+35.1%), heavy commercial vehicles (+58.6%), trailers and semi-trailers (+73.1%) and Motorbikes, with 12.8% increase in registrations year-on-year. Again, a very high pace of growth was recorded in the segment of passenger cars with alternative drives - in the first quarter of this year 35.6 thousand vehicles of this type were registered in Poland, 129.5% more than a year earlier. However, bad data is coming from the vehicle production. During the first three months of 2021, 126.5 thousand vehicles were produced in Poland - which means - 15.1% decrease year-on-year.

The report is out of series of quarterly reports aimed to present current trends in the Polish automotive industry, including automotive retail, manufacturing and financial services. Analysis are based on the most recent registrations, statistical and market data and is a result of a joint endeavour by the Polish Automotive Industry Association and KPMG in Poland.

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The Automotive Executive Barometer - prepared by PZPM and KPMG, edition 2/ 2021

Published: 29-06-2021

After many difficult months, representatives of automotive companies present on the Polish market see good prospects ahead of them. According to the latest edition of the survey - conducted by PZPM and KPMG, the Automotive Executive's sentiment index scored 69 points and is higher by 19 points than in the previous edition of the survey prepared at the beginning of this year. The situation of automotive companies in Poland is starting to improve - 85% of the industry representatives forecast a return to the pre-pandemic situation within 1-2 years. Companies are more optimistic about the future and better assess the economic situation in the country in the next 12 months.

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Automotive Industry, Quarterly report prepared by PZPM and KPMG, edition Q2 2021

Published: 05-05-2021

In the first quarter of this year, for the first time since the beginning of 2020, it succeeded to stop the decline in vehicle registrations in Poland. During this period, 117.9 thousand new passenger cars were registered on the Vistula - 9.5% more than in the same time of 2020. Sales growth was also recorded in the segments of light commercial vehicles (+35.1%), heavy commercial vehicles (+58.6%), trailers and semi-trailers (+73.1%) and Motorbikes, with 12.8% increase in registrations year-on-year. Again, a very high pace of growth was recorded in the segment of passenger cars with alternative drives - in the first quarter of this year 35.6 thousand vehicles of this type were registered in Poland, 129.5% more than a year earlier. However, bad data is coming from the vehicle production. During the first three months of 2021, 126.5 thousand vehicles were produced in Poland - which means - 15.1% decrease year-on-year.

The report is out of series of quarterly reports aimed to present current trends in the Polish automotive industry, including automotive retail, manufacturing and financial services. Analysis are based on the most recent registrations, statistical and market data and is a result of a joint endeavour by the Polish Automotive Industry Association and KPMG in Poland.

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The Automotive Barometer - Report prepared by PZPM and KPMG, edition February 2021

Published: 16-02-2021

More than 40% of automotive executives expect a comeback to the pre-pandemic situation within 2 years

The survey of moods among representatives of automotive companies present on the Polish market improved despite the extremely difficult situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest edition of the KPMG and PZPM survey, the index of moods among managers amounts to 50 points and is 30 points higher than the results of the previous edition of the survey, conducted in the middle of last year. The situation of automotive companies in Poland is still very difficult - 83% of them recorded a decrease in revenue. Despite the fact that last year was extremely difficult for the industry, 44% of industry representatives forecast a return to the pre-pandemic situation within 2 years. In the future both the manufacturers and distributors plan to increase investments in virtual showrooms and virtual sales at the same time reducing employment.

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Automotive Industry, Quarterly report prepared by PZPM and KPMG, edition Q1 2021

Published: 02-02-2021

In 2020, 428 300 new passenger cars were registered in Poland -  by 23% less compared to 2019. Registration declines concern, except for motorcycles, LCVs, trucks, trailers and semi-trailers, buses and mopeds. The passenger car segment with alternative propulsion continued growth. In 2020, the number of car registrations of this type in Poland amounted to 79 200 units and was 50.2% higher than in 2019. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, vehicle production decreased. In total 2020, 451 400 vehicles were produced by 30.5% less than in the previous year. The deepest decline by 35.8%, was recorded in the production of passenger cars.

The report is out of series of quarterly reports aimed to present current trends in the Polish automotive industry, including automotive retail, manufacturing and financial services. Analysis are based on the most recent registrations, statistical and market data and is a result of a joint endeavour by the Polish Automotive Industry Association and KPMG in Poland.

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Making the Transition to Zero-Emission Mobility - 2020 progress report

Published: 17-12-2020

The 2020 edition of ACEA’s ‘Making the Transition to Zero-Emission Mobility’ report tracks progress made on the key ‘enabling factors’ for a stronger market uptake of alternatively-powered cars and vans in the European Union

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Automotive Industry, Quarterly report prepared by PZPM and KPMG, edition Q4 2020

Published: 03-11-2020

During the three quarters of 2020, 295.1 thousand new passenger cars were registered in Poland - 28.2% less than in the same period of 2019. The drops in registration, except for motorcycles, also apply to other types of vehicles: vans, trucks, trailers and semi-trailers and buses. The growth rate is maintained by the segment of passenger cars with alternative drives. During the three quarters of 2020, nearly 47.9 thousand such vehicles were sold in Poland, which means an increase of 25.8% y/y. The COVID-19 pandemic adversely affects the production results of automotive factories. During the 9 months of 2020, a total of 325.5 thousand vehicles were produced in Poland - 34.8% less than in the previous year. The deepest drop of 40.4% was recorded in passenger car production.

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PZPM Automotive Industry Report 2020/2021

Published: 25-09-2020

We present the Yearbook of Automotive Industry 2020/2021

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Quaterly Report PZPM/KPMG - 3Q 2020

Published: 04-08-2020

In the first half of the year, 179.8 thousand new passenger cars, 24.6 thousand vans, 8.1 thousand trucks, over 6.9 thousand trailers and semi-trailers and nearly 700 buses were registered in Poland. By the end of June this year. Poles also bought 10.4 thousand motorcycles and 7.4 thousand mopeds. The COVID-19 pandemic caused the number of new vehicle registrations to be significantly lower than in the corresponding period of 2019. The only passenger car segment which, with over 26.8 thousand new cars sold, recorded a 12.7% increase in the first half of 2020 is the segment of vehicles with alternative drives. Among the cars of this type, the largest, more than three-fold y/y increase was recorded by plug-in hybrids. In the first half of 2020, automotive factories in Poland produced over 201 thousand vehicles - 44.1% less than in the first half of 2019.

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The Automotive Barometer - Report prepared by PZPM and KPMG, edition 2/2020

Published: 23-06-2020

The results of the latest survey by KPMG and PZPM "The Automotive Executives Barometer Survey" leave no doubt about the scale of the negative impact of COVID-19 on the automotive market in Poland.

An extremely difficult situation in the automotive industry causes pessimism among representatives of automotive companies on the Polish market.  In the latest edition of the KPMG and PZPM survey, the mood index stopped at just 20 points and is 46 points lower than in the survey conducted in late December 2019. COVID-19 has had a negative impact on automotive companies in Poland - all surveyed companies recorded a decline in revenue, and 61% were forced to cut wages. In the long term, companies plan to reduce employment and freeze investments in business development. According to 80% of managers, it will take up to 2 years to reach the situation in the automotive industry before the outbreak of the pandemic.

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Automotive Industry, Quarterly report prepared by PZPM and KPMG - 1Q 2020

Published: 05-05-2020

In the first quarter of 2020, 107.6 thousand new passenger cars, 13.4 thousand vans, 4.7 thousand trucks, 4 thousand trailers and semi-trailers, nearly 400 buses and 3.1 thousand motorcycles and 2.3 thousand mopeds were registered in Poland. The number of registrations of electric cars is growing dynamically. Poles have registered more than twice as many of them as in the same period last year. In the whole of 2019, the export of automotive products from Poland increased by 4% y/y, while the value of passenger car exports was decreased by 1.2%. In the first quarter of 2020 the automotive factories located in Poland achieved a worse result. At that time 148.9 thousand motor vehicles left the assembly lines, which means a decrease by 13.2% in relation to the same period last year.

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Automotive Industry, Quarterly report prepared by PZPM and KPMG, edition Q1 2020

Published: 04-02-2020

In 2019 year, 555.6 thousand of new passenger cars were registered in Poland, 69.9 thous. of delivery vans, 28.3 thous. of trucks and 38.3 thousand of Power Two Wheelers. Cars with gasoline and alternative propultions are becoming more and more popular, while Poles are less and less often choosing cars with diesel engines. Number of the first registrations of new passenger car increased by 4.5%, and the number of passenger cars produced dropped by 3.7% and amounted to 434.7 thousand units. The value of sold production of the automotive industry companies amounted to PLN 160.7 billion - by 4.5% more than in 2018.

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Automotive Industry, Quarterly report prepared by PZPM and KPMG, edition Q4 2019

Published: 08-11-2019

In the first three quarters of 2019, 410,800 of new passenger cars were registered in Poland. It was more by 1.9% compared to the same period of the previous year. The number of vehicle registrations with alternative propulsions is growing very dynamically, with 28 558 units registered since the beginning of the year (+ 60.3% y / y). In the first half of current year the value of exports of automotive products (including motor vehicles) from Poland increased by 3.5% y / y, while the value of exports of passenger cars decreased by 6.2%. In total, nearly 500,000 motor vehicles have left Polish plants since the beginning of the year, which means an increase of 0.5% y / y
The report is out of series of quarterly reports aimed to present current trends in the Polish automotive industry, including automotive retail, manufacturing and financial services. Analysis are based on the most recent registrations, statistical and market data and is a result of a joint endeavour by the Polish Automotive Industry Association and KPMG in Poland.

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PZPM Automotive Industry Report 2019/2020

Published: 09-08-2019

We present the Yearbook of Automotive Industry 2019/2020

after corrections on p. 28, 35 and 66

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Automotive Industry, Quarterly report prepared by PZPM and KPMG, edition Q3 2019

Published: 08-08-2019

In the first half of 2019, 278.3 thousand of new passenger cars were registered, 35.1 thousand LCVs, 16.8 thousand  commercial vehicles, 14.1 thousand of trailers and semi-trailers and 11,500 motorcycles and 10,500 mopeds. In the first half of this year the number of electric car registrations increased dynamically, with Poles registered almost 98% more than in the same period last year.

In the first quarter of 2019, the value of exports of automotive products from Poland increased by 3.3% y / y, during that time the value of passenger car exports decreased by as much as 12%. Similarly, in the first half of 2019, automotive plants located in Poland generated a higher result of value by 6.5%, but assembly lines rolled 360,000 motor vehicles, which means a decrease by 0.6% versus the same period last year

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The Automotive Barometer - Report prepared by PZPM and KPMG, edition 2/ 2019

Published: 18-06-2019

Representatives of automotive companies present on the Polish market, worse judge the prevailing situation in the industry. The mood indicator of managers assessing the current situation is 70/100, which means a drop by 13 pp. compared to the previous edition of the study of KPMG and PZPM. Slightly worse moods than six months ago prevail among automotive industry managers regarding the future of the sector and the future economic situation. Nevertheless, over the next six months more than half of respondents predict that sales, revenues or employment will remain at the current level or improve

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Automotive Industry, Quarterly report prepared by PZPM and KPMG, edition Q2 2019

Published: 10-05-2019

In the first quarter of 2019, 139.8 thous. new passenger cars were registered, 17 thous. LCVs, 7.5 thous. CV>3.5T, 7.4 thous. trailers and semi-trailers and 3.5 thous. MCs and 3 thous. MPs. The number of electric car registrations is growing rapidly. Poles bought almost 80% more of them than in the same period last year.

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Automotive Industry, Quarterly report prepared by PZPM and KPMG, edition Q1 2019

Published: 04-02-2019

In 2018 r. 531.9 thous. new passenger cars were registered; 68.8 thous. LCV,  29.9 thous. CV>3.5T, 26.1 thous. trailers and semi-trailers and 2.7 thous. buses and coaches.

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The Automotive Barometer - Report prepared by PZPM and KPMG, edition 1/ 2019

Published: 14-01-2019

Representatives of automotive companies present on the Polish market, worse judge the prevailing situation in the industry. The mood indicator of managers assessing the current situation is 83/100, which means a drop by 3 points  compared to the previous edition of the study. Among the representatives of companies, the pessimistic moods are also predominant, both regarding the future of the industry and the future economic situation in Poland. The deterioration in the situation of the automotive industry over the next 12 months is more often expected by representatives of manufacturing companies.

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Automotive Industry, Quarterly report prepared by PZPM and KPMG, edition Q4 2018

Published: 30-10-2018

In the first three quarters of 2018, 403.3 thousand of new passenger cars were registered in Poland - by 13.5% more compared to the same period of 2017 year. In the same period the institutional customer segment grew by 17.8%. Dynamical increase by 16.6% was noted in the premium+ segment. Cars with alternative propulsion accounted 17 163 units (+ 33.4% y / y).

In total, from the beginning of 2018 year, 496.6 thousand of motor vehicles left Polish plants (-5.9% y / y).

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Automotive Industry, Quarterly report prepared by PZPM and KPMG, edition Q3 2018

Published: 02-08-2018

In the first half of 2018, 273.0 thousand of new passenger cars  were registered i.e. by 10.5% more than in the same period of the previous year.

Automotive factories located in Poland, in the first half of 2018 worked out a higher result than in the previous year - sold production amounted to PLN 79.3 billion and was higher by 2.5% y / y.

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PZPM Automotive Industry Report 2018/2019

Published: 13-07-2018

We present the Yearbook of Automotive Industry 2018/2019

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Automotive Industry, Quarterly report prepared by PZPM and KPMG, edition Q2 2018

Published: 08-05-2018

Individual customers buy more cars. In the first quarter of 2018 year, 139.9 thousand of new passenger cars were registered in Poland, 15.3 thousand of delivery trucks, 7.2 thousand trucks, 0.6 thousand buses and 2. 1 thousand motorcycles and 1.6 thousand mopeds.

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Automotive Industry, Quarterly report prepared by PZPM and KPMG, edition Q1 2018

Published: 01-02-2018

Throughout 2017 486.4 thous. new passenger cars were registered, 61 thous. light commercial vehicles, 29.6 thous. mopeds, 27.7 thousand commercial vehicles and 2.3 thousand buses & coaches.

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The Automotive Barometer - Report prepared by PZPM and KPMG, edition 2/ 2017

Published: 14-12-2017

The Automotive Executives Expect the next 6 months bring increased sales. According to the survey, the mood management indicator of the automotive companies which are present on the Polish market, has reached the value of 82/100 points . The answers given by the representatives of automotive manufacturers and distributors show that the positive economic situation will continue over the next year, and the next six months will bring increased sales and revenues of automotive companies. Among the biggest challenges for the industry were, among others new legal regulations, labor costs and access to highly qualified personnel

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Automotive Industry, Quarterly report prepared by PZPM and KPMG, edition Q4 2017

Published: 10-11-2017

Poland recorded the highest increase in passenger car registrations among the top ten markets in the European Union (+17%).

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Condition of the automotive industry and its role in the Polish economy

Published: 10-10-2017

Report by KPMG in Poland on the initiative of the Polish Automotive Industry Association.
(Executive summary - pages 5-13 - in English)

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Automotive Industry, Quarterly report prepared by PZPM and KPMG, edition Q3 2017

Published: 01-08-2017

Exceptionally good 1st Half 2017 in the automotive sector.

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PZPM Automotive Industry Report 2017/2018

Published: 18-07-2017

We present the Yearbook of Automotive Industry 2017/2018.

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Automotive Industry, Quarterly report prepared by PZPM and KPMG, edition Q2 2017

Published: 05-05-2017

After the successful, for automotive industry, year 2016, first quarter of this year has brought a further increase in vehicle registration.

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Automotive Industry, Quarterly report prepared by PZPM and KPMG, edition Q1 2017

Published: 02-02-2017

The best year for the Polish automotive market for over ten years

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Condition of the automotive industry and its role in the Polish economy

Published: 29-10-2013

Report by KPMG in Poland on the initiative of the Polish Automotive Industry Association.
(Executive summary - pages 5-13 - in English)

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