We are the voice of leasing and automotive rental in Europe

Leaseurope connects its members, regulators and other stakeholders, working to ensure a strong leasing and automotive rental sector supporting the European economy. We advocate for this on relevant regulatory initiatives, provide expertise on a wide range of topics, publish valuable statistical reports and research on our industry, and create a community of lessors and others to exchange on relevant topics.

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Our focus

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Green transition

Leasing and vehicle rental firms have a key role to play in creating a more sustainable Europe, from funding energy efficient assets to promoting a circular business model
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Moving Europe

Automotive leasing and vehicle rental services allow millions of Europeans to grow their business, service customers, transport goods and simply get from A to B
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Supporting SMEs

Small businesses are the backbone of the European economy and leasing has proven a reliable form of finance for millions of SMEs, particularly during times of crisis
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Low risk finance

The leasing sector has proven that, even during economic crisis periods, it is a consistently low risk form of financing with low losses compared to traditional lending
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Market overview for 2021

Leaseurope's market statistics show that the leasing and automotive rental sector is bouncing back following the Covid-19 crisis and remains well placed to support other businesses in their recovery, as well as European economic recovery overall.

Leaseurope's members

Leaseurope is an umbrella federation representing 46 national member associations in 32 countries, covering roughly 90% of the European leasing and automotive rental market.

€ 931 billion

outstanding lease value

11 million

automotive lease contracts

43 %

SMEs using leasing

€ 415 billion

new business volumes

Leasing: the path to sustainable growth for Europe

Find out what leasing is and how it contributes to the European economy by supporting business investment. We show how leasing is particularly well suited for SMEs, supports manufacturer sales and encourages sustainable investment and a more efficient use of resources.