Almost 10 years: car expert looks through Old cars opportunities for economic program

The car crisis is dampening new car sales - the actions of the governments against the Corona pandemic have exacerbated structural problems considerably. The re

Almost 10 years: car expert looks through Old cars opportunities for economic program

The car crisis is dampening new car sales - the actions of the governments against the Corona pandemic have exacerbated structural problems considerably. The replacement would be necessary in principle, since, considering the age of the vehicles. The cars on German roads are, according to a study, on average as old as never before since the reunification. With an average age of 9.6 years, the German Car fleet occupied one of the rear places in Western Europe, shows a study of the Duisburg CAR Institute. Luxembourg, the UK, Italy, Belgium or France: Everywhere the cars on average are younger, so that only the stocks in Eastern Europe, lifting the EU average of 10.8 years.

cars in Germany are older than those in France and Austria

"The car-Nation has become a classic car-Nation. This is exactly the outdated vehicle fleet would be a perfect starting point, with state premiums, trigger impulse Buying,“ explains study leader Ferdinand Dudenhöffer. The government have missed a great opportunity to fight with a stimulation of the auto market, the recession is at an early stage and to avoid a stronger decrease of the social product. "Liquidity support are nice, but you don't get the economy going, but you push the Survival Problem in the future. The solution can only lie in the stimulation of demand by private car buyers," says Dudenhöffer. CAR the average age of German cars is increasing to almost 10 years.

electro-promotion ignores the largest part of the market

With the exclusive promotion of electric cars had been ignored 90 percent of the car market, says Dudenhöffer. With the exclusion of modern burners of the promotion of positive effects for the environment had been missed.

the lowering of The VAT by 3 percentage points would lead only to very manageable price reductions of 2.5 per cent for private car buyers, writes the expert. Better, a complete waiver of the VAT for high-priced consumer would have been articles from his point of view. The car manufacturers are following the market decline of 35 percent in the first half of the year, under high pressure. Cattle man of new cars in a car dealer

Many of the votes against the purchase premiums

According to the Duden Bonhoeffer analysis of the registration statistics of the German Federal motor transport authority almost a quarter (23.4 percent) of all cars in Germany are older than 15 years. More than 11 million vehicles. Nearly a tenth of the total population older than 20 years and every 50. The vehicle has more than 30 years old.

The Federal government has just decided to promote electric vehicles, more - up to 9000 euros, buyer to get. The demand for new purchase premiums hits, meanwhile, to a mixed response. While the environmental associations are generally completely against the purchase premiums, are such programs also in the auto industry and economic experts disputed. However, there is evidence in support of Duden Bonhoeffer's Thesis that it is achieved solely with electric-premiums only a limited effect. This was demonstrated on a representative YouGov poll for the purchase decision for new cars, which was Germany's largest car market Mobile.de exclusively for FOCUS Online, among 1014 women and men perform. In fact, only one in eight (12.6 percent) takes place in this country Like pure Streamers. In the case of hybrids, it is after all, one in six (16.0 percent). Every third (36.9 percent), however, would prefer buying a car with a gasoline engine. Manuel Neuer sings in Croatia-holiday song from extreme right-wing scandal-Band PCP Manuel Neuer sings in Croatia-holiday song from extreme right-wing scandal-Band

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Updated Date: 13 July 2020, 06:27

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