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Owners of old cars plagued by “a deep feeling of downgrade”

2024-02-20T05:21:20.718Z

Highlights: For many French people, the car remains essential. However, the surge in fuel prices, tolls, repairs, etc. place them in a delicate situation. “The economy of resourcefulness” is no longer enough to cope, warns Jérôme Fourquet, director of the opinion department of the French Institute of Public Opinion (Ifop) And to warn of the risk of social fire. In peri-urban areas and the countryside, it is difficult to do without the car.


These households for whom the car is essential are facing soaring costs linked to its use. Jérôme Fourquet, director of the department


For many French people, the car remains essential.

However, the surge in fuel prices, tolls, repairs, etc. place them in a delicate situation.

“The economy of resourcefulness” is no longer enough to cope, warns Jérôme Fourquet, director of the opinion department of the French Institute of Public Opinion (Ifop) on the basis of a study carried out for the Roole company.

And to warn of the risk of social fire.

In peri-urban areas and the countryside, it is difficult to do without the car, the acquisition and use of which, moreover, costs more and more.

How are the French adapting?

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Source: leparis

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