Emmanuel Macron will focus on a sector of the automotive crisis. The president of the Republic is expected to make " important announcements ", Tuesday may 26, 2020, in the framework of a plan to support the automobile sector is suffering from the pandemic of novel coronavirus, has declared Saturday, may 23 at the Agency France-Presse a source close to the executive.
"This plan has various components : sovereignty, industrial, and transition to clean vehicles, and also aims to preserve the competitiveness of the sector," said this source. "It is the president who will bring the plan to die at his or her level ", she added, stressing that there is a " stake for industry, an issue of jobs and transformation of the sector towards the transition and conversion to clean vehicles ". She pointed to the " considerable preparatory work done by the ministers of Economy and Finance, as well as the ecological Transition, and solidarity ", Bruno Le Maire and Elizabeth Terminal.
Bruno The Mayor had said on Thursday, in Le Figaro that the head of State would announce "next week a support plan for the automotive sector, after having said Monday that it was him who attellerait" within 15 days ". According to The Parisien, Emmanuel Macron will submit a plan that will include the recovery of a premium for the purchase of a hybrid vehicle and an increase in favor of electric cars and the premium to the conversion of an old diesel.
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Bruno Le Maire said the support plan would be oriented toward green technology. He has demanded in exchange for a relocation of production in France. The government has also raised the tone during the week vis-à-vis Renault, of which he is a shareholder at 15 %. The tenant of Bercy has submitted on Thursday the green light for a loan of 5 billion euros in commitments, while the Renault group must disclose may 29, the outlines of a plan to save two billion euros.
Edward Philippe had, him, warned on Wednesday that the government would be "intransigent" on the "preservation" of the sites of Renault in France, at the time the builder would consider, according to le Canard enchaîné, stop, four sites in France, including the one in Flins (Yvelines), which assembles the electric urban car Zoe and the Nissan Micra. The european car market has been divided by four in April after a fall by half in march, compared to last year. The sector accounts in France 400 000 jobs direct industrial and 900 000 with the services.
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