The National Federation of Vehicles with and without Driver (Feneval) has asked the government to promote measures to electrified mobility, to improve the amount of support to be paid for cars in the Motive plan and the obligation to reduce the vehicle of two years. . Also, it starts to strengthen the implementation points in the transport nodes and to strengthen the roads, what it considers “imperatively” necessary.
The car rental channel looks optimistically to the next Easter campaign and the summer, due to the gradual recovery after the shortage of vehicles that was reported last year due to the lack of semiconductors, which motivated brands to prioritize other segments with a greater margin before the renter.
The president of Feneval, Juan Luis Barahona, indicated that the availability of vehicles will recover “gradually”, although he encouraged customers to make their Easter reservations in advance, due to the high demand that is expected for those days.
“Tourist reservations for this Holy Week are already 30% higher than those of 2019”, he added, indicating that similar summer behavior is expected, which is why car brands are asking to observe a percentage of 20% of all new cars. sales for rental car segment.
“The tourist who arrives in our country in the middle more than in 2019 he explained himself, specifically, 23 coins more”, explained the manager, who described it “more necessary than ever” for users to anticipate their reservations for Easter . anticipated “great” arrival of tourists he gave from countries such as Britain, France, Germany, Italy or the Netherlands.
The right of mobility
In addition, Barahona, who evaluated the definition of mobility as a “social right” for all citizens in the proposal for sustainable mobility, criticized the fact that VTCs were not included in the text as a common mobility option. “We have directed the government and the parliamentary group requesting that the regulations also recognize parts of vehicles with a rental driver,” they emphasized.
“Businessmen have made great efforts to incorporate vehicles that pollute less, while they have invested heavily to promote the electrification of the fleet in large cities,” he said, while urging the Government to launch a calendar with actions defined as “ambitious goals”. in relation to the deployment of the electrical network charging infrastructure will result.
“The support plans for the purchase of these electric vehicles must be expanded, since they do not adapt to the reality of the rental companies,” explained Barahona. In addition, he highlighted the urgency of creating a subscription for sustainable mobility, so that people who want to pick up their vehicle at will can opt for a Mobility Plan or subscription that allows them to use various mobility services.