The Light Vehicle Leasing Market in Germany – Forecast to 2022: Flexible Leasing and xEV Leasing Capitalize on Growth Opportunities in Operational Leasing –

The “Light
Vehicle Leasing Market in Germany, Forecast to 2022” report has
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The German vehicle leasing industry is experiencing positive growth due
to improvements in employment and wage growth, fuelled by a trade-driven

Company car registrations are expected to increase, recording a CAGR of
1.9% for the next five years, as employees continue to the prefer salary
sacrifice model to fund their cars.

As the government declares policies against polluting diesel vehicles
and promotes EVs through subsidies, fleet managers are increasingly
opting for petrol-powered vehicles, EVs, and hybrids.

Given the high residual risks associated with such vehicles, leasing
proves to be a viable car finance option. This makes fleet managers
increasingly interested in new mobility models citing cost and
environmental concerns.

Vehicle leasing is seen as a solution to the growing number of
challenges faced by companies with regard to their mobility needs.
Amongst others, these include challenges associated with vehicle
funding, fleet maintenance, and, more importantly, residual risk

Businesses in the present market conditions are focussed on their core
products/services and seek to outsource all other support activities.

Mobility is a significant department-starting from fleet purchase to
remarketing at a competitive price-and for each of the segments in the
value chain unless an expert team is on the job, issues such as cost
spikes, utilization mismatches, irregularities in fleet maintenance, and
risks of dips in residual value can crop up.

Leasing the fleet enables hassle-free mobility, on-demand mobility, and
fleet after service facilities, amongst other benefits. This has driven
the growth of the leasing market, given it a structure, and regulated
the ecosystem.

Study Coverage

This study sheds light on the market size across passenger vehicle (PV)
and light commercial vehicle (LCV) segments and provides sales/parc data
for the total market and fleet and company car (true fleet) segments.
The company car segment is discussed in detail, with a focus on the
actual development and the growth potential of a financial lease,
operational lease, and outright purchase.

The analysis takes into account historical data and current market
conditions and insights and opinions from market participants to provide
a five-year outlook on growth opportunities (over the 2017-2022 period).

In addition to market data (PV and LCV) for both new registrations and
portfolio, the study provides actual competitor data (portfolio) for the
leading leasing service providers in the country. Competitor data is
available for both the leasing segments (operational and financial) for
the base year, 2017.

The evolution of any industry depends on factors such as
transformational trends that are linked to the macroeconomic factors of
the region and the emerging business models that reflect innovation in
mobility solutions, such as rental, carsharing, integrated mobility, and
alternative powertrain. The study covers these evolutionary trends that
are expected to shape the market.

For leasing providers and other companies that share the leasing
ecosystem, interest lies in the growth opportunities that they need to
look at and leverage and the strategic imperatives that aid in their
pursuit of growth and success.

Overall, the study provides a 360 degree understanding of the leasing
space (region-specific) and offers a detailed account on the key trends,
market overview, and outlook.

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