FCA: requested incentives also for mild hybrid

After having received the green light to a plan to support the business to 6.3 billion euros, in principle guaranteed by the State, FCA is back to ask for incentives for the market, with measures for the scrapping of polluting vehicles in favor of hybrid models and electric.

It was in the first person Pietro Gorlier, head of the european activities of the FCA, in the course of a hearing via the web with the Commission for Industry of the Senate, to ask for measures to put in motion the dynamics of shopping in our Country: “The Italian auto market,” said the manager turin – could be this year, a decline of 35%. To revive the sector, it is necessary to extend incentives for hybrid light to set in motion throughout the supply chain and dispose of the vehicles in stock fasteners at the dealers. It is essential the replacement of the fleet, with the support of the renewal of the old cars at least ten years. For us, the best solution is to support the car with a value under ten-thousand euro, such as the Panda, hybrid light made in Pomigliano”.

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A request that if it were accepted it would place the FCA in a privileged position compared to the competitors on the market; the hypothesis of a ceiling on the price of the cars as to incentives is to turn up the nose (to use a euphemism) to the unrae managing, which represents foreign companies.

The request Gorlier also provides for the raising of the limit of emissions, in order to understand the ecobonus also models of mild hybrid, with CO2 emissions ranging between 61 and 95 g/km.

Finally, in his intervention, Gorlier has been suggested that the number of vehicles in various level of electric will reach in the next ten years, about 80% of the market to sustain this growth would need in Italy, at least 170,000 of charging points, in front of about 10,000 available today.

The lack of adequate infrastructure, but also the high cost of electricity compared to other european nations, could be impediments to the sale of electric cars , and targets the european containment of emissions may not be achieved.