New Chief Executive Officer – GiPA group3 February 2022
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
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 aftermarket1 October 2021
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
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….Read more
Main factors that define the future of the Argentinean aftermarket1 August 2021
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…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
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 Brazil8 June 2021
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 BV7 May 2021
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…Read more
Macroeconomic situation in Russia. Aftersales market in recovery or stagnation?2 April 2021
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…Read more
Why are electric vehicles suddenly booming in Germany9 March 2021
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’ Trophy18 February 2021
Great opportunity to speak about the French automotive aftermarket.Read more
Alternative engines: When would they impact the aftermarket in Mexico?9 February 2021
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-back12 January 2021
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…Read more
Characteristics of the Polish car parc and its impact on the drivers behaviour.1 December 2020
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…Read more
Outlook of the aftermarket business recovery in Brazil5 November 2020
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…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
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 crisis3 September 2020
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…Read more
Director of GiPA Brazil pilots a Formula Vee for the first time at Interlagos and guarantees the podium12 August 2020
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 industry4 August 2020
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…Read more
What are the prospects for the after-sales in France?27 July 2020
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…Read more
Why are Germany´s car repairers doing so well during the Coronavirus crisis?2 June 2020
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 Italy13 May 2020
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.
Russian aftermarket specifics. Can we expect a recovery?23 April 2020
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…Read more
COVID-19 impact on the 5 largest European countries aftermarket17 April 2020 Read more
Will electric vehicles kill the Spanish independent aftermarket?19 March 2020
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…Read more
Variables that affect the workshop entries in the aftermarket in Mexico20 February 2020
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…Read more
First independent and multi-brand study on drivers of semi-automated vehicles and their vision on autonomous car20 February 2019
- 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…
CITIES / MEGACITIES, A NEW AGENT INFLUENCE THE AUTOMOTIVE MARKET6 February 2019
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…Read more
URBAGORA: Save the date, 4-5 April 201929 January 2019
GiPA, founding member of the Megacities Institute will be happy to welcome you for its second event Urbagora dedicated to urban life and mobility.Read more
New Chief Executive Officer – GiPA1 January 2019
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…Read more
SIMI aftermarket conference in Dublin26 September 2018
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 services1 June 2018
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 Korea30 March 2018
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,…Read more
Urbagora – The first European meeting on the future of urban life. Paris, France9 March 2018
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 UK5 March 2018
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…Read more
GiPA support CASCA in China11 December 2017
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 available1 December 2017
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’ range26 October 2017
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 supports21 October 2017
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…Read more
Moroccan aftermarket overview and dynamic18 October 2017
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 workshop17 October 2017
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…
GiPA’s excellence Awards24 May 2017
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
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
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…Read more
GiPA Group strengthens its organization in the UK22 February 2017
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…Read more
GiPA’s 8th international meeting in Frankfurt19 January 2017
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…Read more
Traffic restrictions due to air pollution in Spain3 January 2017
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…Read more
World Automotive Conference in Turkey 201629 November 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
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 future29 July 2016
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,…Read more
GiPA attended Taysad VII. Aftermarket conference in Istanbul27 May 2016
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
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…Read more
GiPA’s 7th international meeting15 January 2016 Read more
GiPA Group strengthen its presence in Germany1 September 2015
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 201522 May 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 20151 March 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 Aftermarket1 October 2014
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