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January production sees year-on-year growth across all vehicle categories

In the first month of this year, a total of 132,289 passenger vehicles rolled off the lines of domestic manufacturers, i.e. 17.3% more than last year. The production of buses also saw an almost 30 percent increase, with 291 units completed, while the production of motorcycles was literally one unit more than last year, with a total of 75 units. In the electric vehicle segment, a total of 9,165 electric vehicles were produced, of which 6,682 were pure electric and 2,483 with plug-in hybrid drive. ...

Suppliers for Car of the Year 2024 in the Czech Republic

The Association of the Automotive Industry presents the companies that have won the right to use the prestigious “Supplier of the Year 2024 in the Czech Republic” label in the 28th year of the Auto of the Year 2024 survey. Parts from domestic companie ...

Delivering on the ambitious agreement to reduce CO2 emissions for trucks and buses will not be feasible without the adoption of an incentive framework at national level

Yesterday’s political agreement on the draft CO2 targets enshrines a very ambitious decarbonisation timetable for heavy goods vehicles and buses. Without the simultaneous setting of an effective national framework for their operation, its successf ...

2023: Return to pre-crisis performance and 1.4 million passenger vehicles produced

Despite a number of challenges in 2023, domestic car manufacturers managed to increase production by 14.8% year-on-year and almost reach the pre-crisis production values with 1,397,816 passenger cars produced. The best result in the last four years was also ...

Car production continues to grow year-on-year and is heading towards pre-crisis production levels at the end of the year

From the beginning of the year to the end of November, a total of 1,300,612 passenger vehicles were completed on the lines of domestic vehicle manufacturers, i.e. 16.3% more than in the same period of the previous year. Almost 17% growth was also recorded in production in November itself, wh ...

Vehicles production is growing, battery vehicles from the Czech Republic are recording significant success on foreign markets as well

A 16.2% year-on-year increase in production and a total of 1,162,315 cars produced are the results of domestic passenger car manufacturers for the first ten months of this year. The production of electric vehicles also increased. A total of 157,856 units were produced in the same period ...

Euro 7: Parliament improves Commission proposal, but technical feasibility concerns remain

The Automotive Industry Association has long campaigned for a form of Euro 7 that will keep a wide range of vehicle models available on the market that customers really want, while maintaining employment in the sector, keeping it competitive and also delivering real environmental benefi ...

One million vehicles produced a month earlier this year

In the first nine months of this year, a total of 1,017,933 passenger vehicles were produced in the Czech Republic. This represents a year-on-year growth of 11.5%. Despite lower production results in September itself, caused by parts supply shortages at Toyota in Kolín and Škoda Auto in ...

Regulation on CO2 emission targets for heavy goods vehicles and buses: the Council has moved in the right direction, but significant risks remain

The Automobile Industry Association sees the general approach of the Council of the European Union as a move in the right direction. At the same time, however, we have serious concerns about the proposed objectives and approach, which remains very ambitious but also lacks flexibility. On the ...

Euro 7: Parliament moves in the right direction, concerns about technical feasibility remain

The Automotive Industry Association has long advocated for a form of Euro 7 emission targets and testing conditions that will lead to the availability of a wide range of vehicle models and maintain employment and competitiveness in the automotive industry. For these reasons, we view the ...

New EU rules for SEP licensing: a chance to boost innovation and competitiveness of the Czech automotive industry

We welcome the European Commission’s proposal for new licensing rules for so-called “standard-essential patents” (SEPs), the use of which is necessary to comply with technical standards. These cannot be substituted by another technology (they are not “classical” ...

Council position on Euro 7: A step in the right direction, but cost pressures remain high

The Automobile Industry Association welcomes the agreement on Euro 7 reached today by Member State Ministers. ...

Domestic car industry increases year-on-year production despite production shortfalls

Since the beginning of the year, a total of 922,446 passenger vehicles have rolled off the production lines in the Czech Republic. This represents a 17.1% increase in production compared to the same period last year. The share of electric vehicles produced is also growing, currently acc ...

Car production is approaching pre-crisis production rates

In the first half of 2023, a total of 738,454 passenger vehicles were produced in the Czech Republic, 21.7% more than in the same period of the previous year. The month of June itself also recorded a 14% increase, with a total of 142,874 passenger vehicles rolling off the lines of ...

2022: Back to pre-crisis performance despite adverse circumstances

The automotive industry, a key sector of the Czech economy, confirmed its vitality last year despite a number of challenges. The sales and exports of the member companies of the Automotive Industry Association (AutoSAP) achieved solid results, showing a year-on-year growth of almos ...

Vehicle production growth trend continues

In the Czech Republic, 595,580 passenger vehicles were produced in the first five months. This is almost a quarter more than in the same period last year. The growth trend was confirmed in May itself, when production rose by 9%. This trend is also reflected in the electric vehicle segment, w ...

Associations representing the automotive and electric vehicle industry call for rethinking the idea of early termination of free parking of electric cars in Prague

The Prague City Council is considering a proposal to end free parking for electric cars in Prague. The way in which the fate of this measure is decided is already having a negative impact on the development of electromobility in the Czech Republic. ...

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