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European EV Market landscape: GiPA reveals influencing factors, drivers’ behaviors and preferences with its EV Euro Study 2024

13 June 2024
As the automotive industry undergoes a paradigm shift towards sustainable practices, electric vehicles (EVs) are increasingly becoming the leaders of this change. To confirm this trend, GiPA unveils... Read more

Press Release | GiPA unveils strategic initiatives onwards

19 February 2024
Press Release | GiPA unveils strategic initiatives onwards
  GiPA, the global leader in automotive aftermarket intelligence, announced its strategic initiatives for 2024: Innovation, Digitalization & Customer centric are the key strategic pillars for... Read more

2023 UK Aftersales Market comprehensive recap and a sneak peek into 2024 opportunities

13 December 2023
2023 UK Aftersales Market comprehensive recap and a sneak peek into 2024 opportunities
In a recent podcast episode recorded by Quentin Le Hetet, GiPA Uk, showed how the evolving landscape of the UK’s automotive aftermarket in 2023 was thoroughly dissected, offering invaluable... Read more

Unlocking Digital Opportunities in the Brazilian Automotive Aftermarket

13 November 2023
Unlocking Digital Opportunities in the Brazilian Automotive Aftermarket
In the latest podcast episode released by GiPA, Laurent Guernaud unveils the potential for players in the automotive aftermarket industry in Brazil. Various researches show that Brazil stands out as... Read more

Cruising Through Diversity: A Deep Dive into France’s Varied Passenger Car Fleet and the Shaping Factors for After-Sales Services

13 October 2023
France boasts the second-largest passenger car fleet in Europe, boasting a staggering 37.5 million vehicles. Over the past decade, this fleet has expanded by approximately 2.5 million cars, marking a... Read more

Bringing Global Innovation to Life: GiPA Team Meeting in Madrid

5 October 2023
During the last week of September, the vibrant heart of Madrid served as the backdrop for an unforgettable gathering of the GiPA family. Our global team came together for an inspiring meeting, where... Read more

Crisis and Opportunity: Navigating Argentina’s Perpetual Challenges and Shifting Business Landscape

21 September 2023
Crisis and Opportunity: Navigating Argentina’s Perpetual Challenges and Shifting Business Landscape
In Argentina, we have been grappling with a unique and persistent challenge for several years – relentless inflation. Despite enduring high inflation rates, often surpassing 70%, we witnessed a... Read more

How Italian drivers behaviour is changing?

18 May 2023
How Italian drivers behaviour is changing?
Italian drivers behaviour: how will it affect the automotive aftermarket? Highlights on 3 trends from 31st Italian Drivers plenary – Motorbikes and scooters are in competition with car usage... Read more

OE Market Share resist in Spain

18 May 2023
OE Market Share resist in Spain
OE Networks in Spain: market shares resistance We all believed that official OE networks market share was going to erode due to the last three years sales figures in Spain, with a lack of young cars... Read more

Should you invest in alternative engine trainings in Mexico?

14 May 2023
Should you invest in alternative engine trainings in Mexico?
Since 2020, the automotive aftermarket in Mexico has been affected by different disruptions, creating a challenging, yet interesting, business landscape. The market experienced less car registrations... Read more

A PECULIAR TREND IN ARGENTINA NOT TO MISS

13 May 2023
For several years, Argentina has experienced an unavoidable phenomenon: we are one of the countries that consume and produce pick ups the most, and thanks to this, in 2022 our market positioned... Read more

New Chief Executive Officer – GiPA group

3 February 2022
New Chief Executive Officer – GiPA group
Today GiPA announced the appointment of Almudena Benedito as CEO of GiPA group, effective as of 1st February 2022. Almudena is replacing Eric Devos who remains President of GiPA Group. She will be... Read more

Spanish aftermarket recovery: “challenges and difficulties”

1 November 2021
Spanish aftermarket recovery: “challenges and difficulties”
The assumption than 2021 will be better than 2020 was something assuming for all aftermarket players and even for all people around the world.  But 2021 is being challenging and  the market is... Read more

The development of China’s aftermarket

1 October 2021
The development of China’s aftermarket
Digitization In 2021, under the influence of the demographic dividend disappearing, consumption upgrading and global epidemic, industrial internet track has ushered in unprecedented development... Read more

How will the electrified car parc grow by 2025?

7 September 2021
How will the electrified car parc grow by 2025?
New car registrations in the EU5 in Q2 2021 Between January and June 2021, the market for new car sales in Europe has been slowly mending after an unprecedented drop in 2020, due to the pandemic. All... Read more

Main factors that define the future of the Argentinean aftermarket

1 August 2021
Main factors that define the future of the Argentinean aftermarket
The current state of the Argentinean aftermarket is defined by a series of factors that make it unique. We will try to make a brief summary that allows us to share the main variables that define our... Read more

By the end of the Covid crisis, what are the challenges for the manufacturer networks and the independent aftermarket players?

1 July 2021
By the end of the Covid crisis, what are the challenges for the manufacturer networks and the independent aftermarket players?
It is a new day for the aftermarket! At the end of the third lockdown in France (June 2021), the future of motoring seems to be taking shape in a new light. Suddenly, the norms established for... Read more

Why E-commerce didn’t expend as much as expected in Brazil

8 June 2021
Why E-commerce didn’t expend as much as expected in Brazil
E-commerce is very strong in Brazil, but when it comes to the automotive aftermarket, it falls far below the expectations. With more than 20 years of experience of monitoring the Brazilian market,... Read more

Social media BV

7 May 2021
Social media BV
Again in 2021, Italy will manage its largest domestic car population ever, despite low registration levels in 2020. The growing shares of new technologies is impactful at the moment due to low volume... Read more

Macroeconomic situation in Russia. Aftersales market in recovery or stagnation?

2 April 2021
Macroeconomic situation in Russia. Aftersales market in recovery or stagnation?
For sure COVID-19 left a dramatic impact worldwide and particularly in Russia. 4.4 million people were infected year-to-date, and 2 months of isolation since March 2020 resulted in serious challenges... Read more

Why are electric vehicles suddenly booming in Germany

9 March 2021
Why are electric vehicles suddenly booming in Germany
In 2020, the German market witnessed a huge increase in new registrations of electric vehicles (EV). While in 2019 the share of battery electric vehicles (BEV) and plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEV)... Read more

Eric Devos, President of GiPA, took part of the recent ‘Journal de l’Automobile’ Trophy

18 February 2021
Great opportunity to speak about the French automotive Read more

Alternative engines: When would they impact the aftermarket in Mexico?

9 February 2021
Alternative engines: When would they impact the aftermarket in Mexico?
The size of the aftermarket business in Mexico has been affected in recent years by several variables. Drivers are making less workshop entries and car registrations have been on the decline since... Read more

The Portuguese hybridization roll-back

12 January 2021
The Portuguese hybridization roll-back
The new Portuguese state budget agreed at the end of Novemberis now in effect. In 2021, hybrids (PHEV and MEV) with a minimum electrical range of 50 km, will have less discounts on the ISV (New Car... Read more

Characteristics of the Polish car parc and its impact on the drivers behaviour.

1 December 2020
Characteristics of the Polish car parc and its impact on the drivers behaviour.
The Polish car parc it has a huge impact on the car parc structure and drivers behaviour. In most of the European countries size, age and structure of the car parc is directly related to sales of new... Read more

Outlook of the aftermarket business recovery in Brazil

5 November 2020
Outlook of the aftermarket business recovery in Brazil
The Brazilian recovery speed from the Covid-19 crisis surprises specialists and poses the question: is it sustainable or shall we expect a relapse? What about the aftermarket? Since the beginning of... Read more

In the post epidemic era, does the situation of shared mobility create more opportunities or challenges in the Chinese market?

1 October 2020
In the post epidemic era, does the situation of shared mobility create more opportunities or challenges in the Chinese market?
The people’s demand for healthy travel is linked to the development of shared mobility Compared with other cluster travel modes such as trains and buses, the health security of shared mobility... Read more

The importance of used cars for the UK aftermarket is intensified by the Covid-19 crisis

3 September 2020
The importance of used cars for the UK aftermarket is intensified by the Covid-19 crisis
With approximately 7.9 million used passenger cars sold in 2019, the UK has the highest used car volume of all the EU5 countries (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom). In proportion... Read more

Director of GiPA Brazil pilots a Formula Vee for the first time at Interlagos and guarantees the podium

12 August 2020
Director of GiPA Brazil pilots a Formula Vee for the  first time at Interlagos and guarantees the podium
Laurent Guerinaud, director of GiPA do Brasil, a Frenchman living in the country for 10 years, came back to car racing this weekend (08-09/08/2020). In the four races played, he climbed 3 times to... Read more

The new customers of the Argentine automotive market and industry

4 August 2020
The new customers of the Argentine automotive market and industry
Learn more about the factors on the recovery rate the Argentine automotive market and industry will have in the face of the financial crisis due to the covid19. Argentina is not unaffected by the... Read more

What are the prospects for the after-sales in France?

27 July 2020
What are the prospects for the after-sales in France?
More than three months after the beginning of the lockdown, we have taken a new step following the announcements made on 14th June, i.e. the opening of restaurants and schools, towards – what... Read more

Why are Germany´s car repairers doing so well during the Coronavirus crisis?

2 June 2020
Why are Germany´s car repairers doing so well during the Coronavirus crisis?
Compared to other European markets, Germany is doing comparatively well in the automotive aftermarket during the Coronavirus crisis. While we see a dramatic drop in the workshop activity by nearly... Read more

Perspective of the aftermarket business in Italy

13 May 2020
Perspective of the aftermarket business in Italy
Italy was the first country in western Europe to suffer the impact of the Covid-19 crisis. On March 8th, the Italian government quarintined the country and shut down most businesses. This situation... Read more

Russian aftermarket specifics. Can we expect a recovery?

23 April 2020
Russian aftermarket specifics. Can we expect a recovery?
We are all are in crisis mode, but when it strikes (like right now) professionals are willing to take the decisions based on solid analysis. GiPA has acted fast to measure the immediate consequences,... Read more

COVID-19 impact on the 5 largest European countries aftermarket

17 April 2020

Will electric vehicles kill the Spanish independent aftermarket?

19 March 2020
Will electric vehicles kill the Spanish independent aftermarket?
Spain´s automotive market will have a continuous increase in sales of electric vehicles (EVs), and there is a strong concern for the traditional automotive  stakeholders:  how will this technology... Read more

Variables that affect the workshop entries in the aftermarket in Mexico

20 February 2020
Variables that affect the workshop entries in the aftermarket in Mexico
First important fact: The growth of the automotive aftermarket in a country highly depends on car registrations. With an increasing trend in car sales, usually the vehicle parc´s increase generates... Read more

First independent and multi-brand study on drivers of semi-automated vehicles and their vision on autonomous car

20 February 2019
First independent and multi-brand study on drivers of semi-automated vehicles and their vision on autonomous car
Advanced driver assistance systems have already an impact on roads by inducing a safer driving (accidents, insurance…). Two thirds of drivers who own semi-automated vehicles are ready for... Read more

CITIES / MEGACITIES, A NEW AGENT INFLUENCE THE AUTOMOTIVE MARKET

6 February 2019
CITIES / MEGACITIES, A NEW AGENT INFLUENCE THE AUTOMOTIVE MARKET
Odette Dantas, Deputy General Manager GiPA France will present the results of a global survey conducted in 2017 and 2018 interviewing drivers, in face-to-face, in 26 megacities and bigcities. Quelles... Read more

URBAGORA: Save the date, 4-5 April 2019

29 January 2019
URBAGORA: Save the date, 4-5 April 2019
GiPA, founding member of the Megacities Institute will be happy to welcome you for its second event Urbagora dedicated to urban life and

New Chief Executive Officer – GiPA

1 January 2019
New Chief Executive Officer – GiPA
General Manager of GiPA Spain, Fernando Lopez, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of GiPA, effective from January 1, 2019. Fernando Lopez is now responsible for all countries where GiPA has a... Read more

NTDA conference in UK

4 October 2018
NTDA conference in UK
GiPA UK to participate to the 2018 NTDA conference. The presentation will focused on automotive megatrends and their impact for the tyre industry. For any further information: Read more

SIMI aftermarket conference in Dublin

26 September 2018
SIMI aftermarket conference in Dublin
GiPA UK to participate to the Independent Aftermarket Conference 2018 organised by SIMI in Dublin. The presentation will focused of aftermarket consolidation in Europe and Irish market and present... Read more

Connected services

1 June 2018
Connected services
The OBD connector will not be removed. Access to the information and the flow of data made available by each vehicle via the OBD port is essential for diagnosis, maintenance, repair, or updating... Read more

GiPA increases its presence in Asia with the launch of its PAD programme in South Korea

30 March 2018
GiPA increases its presence in Asia with the launch of its PAD programme in South Korea
After listening to its customers, GiPA has decided to add South Korea to the list of countries covered by its ATO / PAD multi-subscription programmes. After more than 10 years of steady growth, Asia... Read more

Urbagora – The first European meeting on the future of urban life. Paris, France

9 March 2018
Urbagora – The first European meeting on the future of urban life. Paris, France
On the 5th & 6th of April, in Paris, the Megacities Institute association, co-founded by Allianz, Bosch, and GiPA, will host the event Urbagora. Two topics will take centre stage during this... Read more

Two-wheels market data now available in the UK

5 March 2018
Two-wheels market data now available in the UK
GiPA UK’s motorcycle repairer survey results are now available, investigating the motorcycle tyre market in the UK. Looking at how motorcycle focused franchised dealers, independent mechanical... Read more

Eco entretien

8 February 2018
Eco entretien
GiPA was on the Mobility TV to discuss about ‘Eco Entretien’ that limits over polluting emissions of cars. For any further information: Read more

GiPA support CASCA in China

11 December 2017
GiPA support CASCA in China
In China, CAAM founded in 1987 and supervised by Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China, is a non-Profit Organisation which consists of supporting the... Read more

Irish market data now available

1 December 2017
Irish market data now available
GiPA’s Republic of Ireland driver survey results are now available, providing an in-depth analysis of the car market in Ireland. With new passenger car registrations in Ireland dipping in 2017,... Read more

Chinese drivers’ behaviour suitable to 300 km EVs’ range

26 October 2017
Chinese drivers’ behaviour suitable to 300 km EVs’ range
According to the lastest study carried out by GiPA on behalf of the Megacities Institute, released at the Autonomy show in Paris on the 21st of October 2017,  Chinese drivers’ habits mean the... Read more

Innovative training supports

21 October 2017
Innovative training supports
With solutions such as e-learning, serious games, and many other options, aftermarket professionals can now learn without ever leaving the workshop. What training topics are covered ? Are these new... Read more

Moroccan aftermarket overview and dynamic

18 October 2017
Moroccan aftermarket overview and dynamic
GiPA, guest speaking at EquipAuto 2017, goes into detail, on the show’s TV news, about the dynamics of the Moroccan automotive market and the opportunites it presents in terms of the... Read more

The connected workshop

17 October 2017
The connected workshop
Digital advances directly impact aftermarket professionals daily: – From the repairers with connected diagnostic and technical information. – To the drivers who have new routes to market... Read more

GiPA’s excellence Awards

24 May 2017
GiPA’s excellence Awards
Bologna, Prizegiving ceremony of GiPA’s excellence Awards: 12 trophies are awarded to pre-eminent Italian automobile aftermaket exponents, during Autopromotec Fair, in a crowded hall and in the... Read more

Foundation of the “Megacities Institute”

22 March 2017
Foundation of the “Megacities Institute”
Eric Devos has been interviewed by the french media http://www.autok7.press/megacities-institute-ne-observer-levolution-100-monstres-urbains-seront-frontiere-ultime-de-lhumanite/

Foundation of the “Megacities Institute”

21 March 2017
Foundation of the “Megacities Institute”
The aim of the “Megacities Institute” is to study the variety of solutions implemented by the megacities around the world to solve these problems, assess them and disseminate them. The Institute... Read more

GiPA Group strengthens its organization in the UK

22 February 2017
GiPA Group strengthens its organization in the UK
As of the 1st January 2017, Quentin Le Hetet has been appointed General Manager of GiPA UK. Quentin began working for the GiPA Group in Paris in 2013, having previously worked as a consultant for... Read more

GiPA’s 8th international meeting in Frankfurt

19 January 2017
GiPA’s 8th international meeting in Frankfurt
GiPA’s 8th international meeting will take place in Frankfurt the 19th of January 2017. This meeting is an opportunity to meet GiPA’s country managers coming from 13 countries all over the... Read more

Traffic restrictions due to air pollution in Spain

3 January 2017
Traffic restrictions due to air pollution in Spain
For the 1st time Madrid was imposed traffic restrictions due to air pollution. Fernando Lopez, GiPA Spain manager, was interviewed by a leading TV channel. For any further information (spain video),... Read more

World Automotive Conference in Turkey 2016

29 November 2016
World Automotive Conference in Turkey  2016
Quentin Le Hetet attended the World Automotive Conference in Istanbul on the 29th and 30th of November. As a representative of GiPA in Turkey, he animated a round table about the future of the... Read more

How does financing boost second hand sales in France ?

13 October 2016
How does financing boost second hand sales in France ?
What if the VO grows in scope, while generating more profits? By developing financing and, if possible, in the form of LOA, this activity becomes very profitable, as shown by the focus groups... Read more

Automotive repairers :a profession which has a future

29 July 2016
Automotive repairers :a profession which has a future
Odette Dantas (GiPA France) is interviewed by the CNPA (national council of automotive industry) on the opportunity and the future of the automotive repairers. For any further information, please... Read more

GiPA attended Taysad VII. Aftermarket conference in Istanbul

27 May 2016
GiPA attended Taysad VII. Aftermarket conference in Istanbul
Quentin Le Hetet, who coordinates Turkish market for GiPA, participated to Taysad Aftermarket Conference on the 27th of May in Istanbul. In his presentation, Quentin presented the market... Read more

New web site for GiPA Group!

8 May 2016
New web site for GiPA Group!
GiPA – Research Company dedicated to the automotive aftermarket – has developed a wide international coverage that allowed it to build a global vision of the automotive aftermarket.... Read more

Differences in the automotive aftermarket around the world

29 January 2016
Differences in the automotive aftermarket around the world
Everybody knows a lot of differences exist in this gigantic world. We all are aware of the cultural distance between two countries, also applied to the automotive aftermarket. PRESS RELEASE –... Read more

GiPA’s 7th international meeting

15 January 2016
GiPA’s 7th international meeting

GiPA Group strengthen its presence in Germany

1 September 2015
GiPA Group strengthen its presence in Germany
GiPA Group is strengthening its presence in Germany. As of 1st July 2015 Gwenael de Calan has taken the lead of GiPA GmbH, the new German subsidiary of the group. Based in Frankfurt, he will be... Read more

GiPA Awards for Excellence 2015

22 May 2015
GiPA Awards for Excellence 2015
The 13th edition of the GiPA Awards for Excellence took place in Bologna on 20 May 2015, hosted by the 2015 Autopromotec exhibition. Autopromotec is the most specialized show for automotive... Read more

GiPA Awards for Excellence in Autopromotec 2015

1 March 2015
GiPA Awards for  Excellence in  Autopromotec 2015
The GiPA Awards for Excellence has become an event anticipated by all automotive aftermarket players. Established in 1997, the spotlight is on the achievements and landmark initiatives of the... Read more

The Chinese Antitrust Regulators are probing the Auto Aftermarket

1 October 2014
The Chinese Antitrust Regulators are probing the Auto Aftermarket
In August 2014, the Chinese antitrust regulators have completed investigation of a number of automakers and auto parts manufacturers. A few companies were found violating the antitrust law and... Read more