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Car ownership in North Macedonia rose to record high – 66.8% of households reported owning a car in 2021

Safeguarding the environment through the fight against climate change and air pollution in the cities throughout North Macedonia is something that exists only in theory. In reality, the data provided by the State Statistical Office - SSO show that unlike any period before, the number of Macedonian households owning a passenger vehicle last year has climbed to 66.8%. The analysis...

Over 400,000 used vehicles imported in North Macedonia since 2009, still no ban of sub-EURO 5 ones

No decision has been made so far to amend the regulation on the imports of used cars in North Macedonia, that will ban the import of vehicles below the EURO 5 gas emissions standard. This is the reply that Meta.mk received from the Ministry of Economy and the Government of the Republic of North Macedonia (RNM) regarding our question...

New government of North Macedonia will have to ban imports of sub-EURO 5 vehicles

A year has passed since the North Macedonia Minister of Economy Kreshnik Bekteshi stated that the import of used cars in North Macedonia below the EURO 5 standard for gas emissions will be banned. He announced that the ban of cars older than 10 years will start in 2021, but toward the end of last year, the Ministry of...

In single decade in North Macedonia 150,000 registered vehicles more, most of them pre-owned

From 350,762 registered vehicles in 2012 up to 500,633 vehicles with North Macedonia registry plates last year! In less than a decade, the number of vehicles traversing North Macedonia's roads has increased by 150,000. What is causing a great concern is that these are mostly older vehicles which are heavy polluters. The national data provided by the State Statistical Office...

Import of used vehicles below EURO 5 standard into North Macedonia continues

The import of used vehicles below the EURO 5 standard for emission of gases will continue in North Macedonia in the next several months. The Ministry of Economy has no decisive date when the rule books containing new technical requirements and specifications for the import of vehicles from abroad will be changed nor has it determined a deadline when...

Car-Free Day marked symbolically, the motorization rate is growing continuously in Macedonia (infographic)

The Car Free Day which is celebrated on the 22nd of September, this year as always is marked with symbolical events from state institutions and municipalities nationwide. As a rule, the officials use this day to photograph themselves as they go on foot to work or as they are driving bicycles. Still, the official statistical data show that the...

269,000 vehicles in the country are older than 18 years

Out of the 466,000 registered vehicles in the country, until 2017, 269,000 were made before 2002. The math shows that more than half of the vehicles on our roads in the country are 18 years or older. According to the Ministry of Economy's Rule-book on old-timers, the status of a vehicle with  special museum value (old-timer) is given to a...