Heavily affected by the crisis of the sars coronavirus, the automotive industry eagerly awaits the rescue plan promised by the government. It will be presented Tuesday, may 26, by Emmanuel Macron, according to information from Paris, confirmed by The Figaro.
It will therefore be for the president of the Republic to reassure the sector with this plan, which was initially expected to be unveiled by Bruno Le Maire. "After the plan of tourism presented by the prime minister, the president of the Republic will announce next week a plan of support for the automotive sector. The aviation industry will follow in early June. We also support the sectors of the tech and of the building, " stated Bruno Le Maire in an interview granted to the Figaro on Thursday. The minister of Economy is preparing this recovery strategy for the last several weeks, and had sketched out the ambitions on France info : "it is necessary that we put this crisis as a lever to accelerate the ecological transition and to encourage the French to buy vehicles that are still too expensive for them".
In its edition of Saturday, The Parisian details more precisely the outlines of this plan, which has yet to be the subject of arbitration between Bercy and the ministry of the ecological Transition this weekend. According to the daily, the executive should aim at a revival of the request, via a strengthening of all measures accompanying the purchase. Among them, an increase in the ceiling of the bonus eco for the acquisition of a 100% electric vehicle, which would increase from 6000 € to 7000 or 8000 euros. For corporate fleets, this same bonus would increase from 3000 to 5000 or 6000 euros. The hybrid vehicles would, themselves, be the subject of a bonus to the tune of 2000 euros.
according to Le Parisien, the premium to the conversion to purchase a new or used vehicle recent should be increased and expanded. For low-income households, it would go from 1500 to 2000 euros and could affect the vehicles Crit'Air 4. For households with very modest, it would go from 3000 to 4000 euros, and would apply to vehicles Crit'Air 3.Question of survival
These actions on the part of the State should give the breath in a sector that is highly experienced. In April, sales of passenger vehicles have fallen to 88.9% compared to the previous year. The information in the Canard Enchaîné, according to which Renault would consider the closure of four production sites in France, have also cast a harsh light on the difficulties which the sector automobile French faced during the crisis of the sars coronavirus. The case of Renault, which "plays its survival," according to the words of Bruno Le Maire, in our columns, has reinforced a sense of urgency.read also : Bertille Bayart: "The specific requirements of the State vis-à-vis Renault"
The auto sector, however, will wait until fall and the finance bill 2021 to discover the third part of the support plan: it should be incorporated in the finance bill 2021. This last chapter should have the objective of strengthening the competitiveness of the French automotive industry, the second cap set by Bercy with the décarbonation of the economy.
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