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

3 September 2020
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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…

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

12 August 2020
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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…

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The new customers of the Argentine automotive market and industry

4 August 2020
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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…

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

27 July 2020
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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 we…

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

2 June 2020
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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…

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Perspective of the aftermarket business in Italy

13 May 2020
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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…

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Russian aftermarket specifics. Can we expect a recovery?

23 April 2020
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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…

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COVID-19 impact on the 5 largest European countries aftermarket

17 April 2020

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Will electric vehicles kill the Spanish independent aftermarket?

19 March 2020
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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…

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Variables that affect the workshop entries in the aftermarket in Mexico

20 February 2020
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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…

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

20 February 2019
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  • 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…
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CITIES / MEGACITIES, A NEW AGENT INFLUENCE THE AUTOMOTIVE MARKET

6 February 2019
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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…

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URBAGORA: Save the date, 4-5 April 2019

29 January 2019
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GiPA, founding member of the Megacities Institute will be happy to welcome you for its second event Urbagora dedicated to urban life and mobility.

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New Chief Executive Officer – GiPA

1 January 2019
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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…

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NTDA conference in UK

4 October 2018
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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: www.ntda.co.uk

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SIMI aftermarket conference in Dublin

26 September 2018
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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…

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Connected services

1 June 2018
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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…

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

30 March 2018
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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,…

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

9 March 2018
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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…

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Two-wheels market data now available in the UK

5 March 2018
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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…

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Eco entretien

8 February 2018
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GiPA was on the Mobility TV to discuss about ‘Eco Entretien’ that limits over polluting emissions of cars.

For any further information: https://youtu.be/549ct28LsWE

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GiPA support CASCA in China

11 December 2017
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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…

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Irish market data now available

1 December 2017
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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,…

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Chinese drivers’ behaviour suitable to 300 km EVs’ range

26 October 2017
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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…

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Innovative training supports

21 October 2017
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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…

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Moroccan aftermarket overview and dynamic

18 October 2017
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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…

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The connected workshop

17 October 2017
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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…

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GiPA’s excellence Awards

24 May 2017
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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…

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Foundation of the “Megacities Institute”

22 March 2017
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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/

 

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Foundation of the “Megacities Institute”

21 March 2017
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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…

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GiPA Group strengthens its organization in the UK

22 February 2017
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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…

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GiPA’s 8th international meeting in Frankfurt

19 January 2017
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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 world…

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Traffic restrictions due to air pollution in Spain

3 January 2017
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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…

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World Automotive Conference in Turkey 2016

29 November 2016
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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…

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How does financing boost second hand sales in France ?

13 October 2016
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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…

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Automotive repairers :a profession which has a future

29 July 2016
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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,…

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GiPA attended Taysad VII. Aftermarket conference in Istanbul

27 May 2016
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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…

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New web site for GiPA Group!

8 May 2016
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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.

Today, GiPA…

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Differences in the automotive aftermarket around the world

29 January 2016
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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 -…

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GiPA’s 7th international meeting

15 January 2016
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GiPA Group strengthen its presence in Germany

1 September 2015
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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…

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GiPA Awards for Excellence 2015

22 May 2015
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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…

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GiPA Awards for Excellence in Autopromotec 2015

1 March 2015
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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…

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The Chinese Antitrust Regulators are probing the Auto Aftermarket

1 October 2014
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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…

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