Legal factors affecting automotive market formation

2022, monthly

Archive data:
2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

The market agency NAPI (National Industrial Information Agency) is quarterly preparing the survey «LEGAL FACTORS OF CAR, TRAILER, SPECIAL PURPOSE AND AGRICULTURAL VEHICLES».

The survey presents essential current and planned measures of regulation and support of the car and special purpose vehicle market and their manufacturers.

Types of vehicle examined by legal factors:

  • cars
  • electric cars
  • electric buses
  • LCV
  • trucks
  • trailers and semitrailers
  • buses
  • special purpose vehicles
  • agricultural vehicles

A detailed analysis of legal factors and information about planned changes are necessary for strategic planning, high-quality forecasts building and market processes understanding.

Survey structure:

  1. recycling tax
  2. sales and manufacturing support programs:
    2.1. sales support programs
    2.2. manufacturing support programs
    2.2.1. industrial subsidies inside the «Development of industry and increasing its competitiveness» program («Automotive industry» subprogram)
    2.2.2. special investment contracts (SPIC)
  3. localization
  4. state procurement ban for foreign vehicles
  5. restriction measures for vehicles by emission classes
  6. changes in the rules of foreign used vehicles import
  7. children transportation
  8. exporters support
  9. technical inspection regulation
  10. «Platon» road system
  11. CNG vehicle market development
  12. development programs for electric vehicles and electric hybrids
  13. procurement programs of electric buses and electric vehicles in different regions
  14. leasing
  15. subsidizing of wheeled and tracked special purpose vehicles manufacturing.

The report is being quarterly updated and provided in PDF format.


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Demand for new and used buses is growing at the same pace

According to the marketing agency NAPI, over 4 months of 2023, new bus sales increased by 21.1%, while used bus sales — by 21.6%.

It is interesting to note that two Chinese brands (HIGER and YUTONG) are among the leaders by sales of both new and used buses.

Car production has not recovered

According to the NAPI, 93.3 thousand cars (-62.2% on QI 2022), 14.6 thousand trucks (-16.3%), 21.4 thousand LCV (-15%), and 3.2 thousand buses (+18.6%) were produced in Q I 2023. In March, only the car production decreased (-10.1% on March 2022), while the production of trucks increased by 3.6%, LCV — by 7%, buses – by 53.3%.


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