Due to the coronacrisis to make less and less people are using public transport, and the sale of second-hand cars and motorbikes is on the rise. According to Karen van den Boom, ceo of the SIXT, the united kingdom, other people are going to think about the role of transportation in our day to day life. NU.nl was talking with the Tree about how to mobiliteitsaanbieders respond to it.
The rise in sales of second-hand car gives the impression that a lot of people are still scared to use public transport to travel to. At the same time, calling the current situation in which working at home is that for many people has become the norm, once again, the question of how useful, car ownership is still on.
the question of the so-called mobility as a service (saas) love for the automotive industry and the mobility sector, already in progress. This is the reason why the car models are no longer a company, it is located only with the car rental at the airports concerned. It is also active in the corporate rental market and has introduced a service to an electric deelauto in the larger towns and cities.
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With the outbreak of the corona virus dried up the revenues of the company, not immediately. "Of course, we suffer from the fact that the traffic is largely at rest, which is a part of the revenue is lost. However, the car rental service at the airports in the Benelux region, but a small part of our business compared to our Spanish branch and, to take just one example," says Van den Boom.
at The start of the new autodeeldienst car models the share is, therefore, not a response to the coronacrisis, but, rather, as a logical consequence of the move from car ownership to car usage, which is already going up.
"The behaviour of the consumer, which for years has been talked about, and has a faster-than-expected happened, and the people are different thinking about the role of transportation in daily life. People will see that the rules are now even more likely than usual to the door and stopped," says Van den Boom.
Karen van den Boom, ceo of SIXT in the Netherlands. (Photo: SIXT).'Not yet, the number of vehicles in the city,'
you can, However, say that the ceo, despite the fact that the preparations for the car models and share, for more than four years ago, that the Netherlands is a better place for this than in the other countries. "People are willing to try something new," says Van den Boom.
you are Not alone we are all familiar with the deelauto and electric scooters that you can drop the three big cities are also close to each other.
the Netherlands is the first country in the autodeelservice in this way, it will be rolled out, with the ability to drive a car in Amsterdam and in Rotterdam, The Hague or somewhere it can be found here.
"We wanted to be the only carsharing to introduce it in the Netherlands, as also inter-urban could be, or it won't work. In addition, the cities do not have to wait for more of the vehicles in the city," says Van den Boom.
With a carsharing scheme from one city to the other, it is not always possible. (Photo: SIXT).