The Programa de Incentivo à Inovação Tecnológica e Adensamento da Cadeia Produtiva de Veículos Automotores – Inovar-Auto (Program to Encourage Technological Innovation and Densification of the Productive Chain of Motor Vehicles) encourages competition and the search for systemic efficiency gains and productivity increase in the automotive chain, from the manufacturing stages up to the technology services and trading network. The tax incentives of the Program are directed to new investments, to raise the technological standard of vehicles and their parts and components and to security and vehicular energy efficiency.