Auto rescue companies may close if prices are not updated, says association


Car tugs, or service providers through emergency vehicles, are experiencing “dramatic days” according to the National Association of the Automobile Industry (ARAN).

In a statement released this Friday, the organization complains about the lack of price updates by travel assistance companies, accusing them of even wanting to lower the prices paid to these professionals.

With fuel, which represents close to half of the general costs, at the head of the increases, the association warns that, in a context of additional increases in energy prices, these could “lead to the closure of many companies and the loss of many service stations. work, in an activity that, being private, still constitutes a relevant public service”.

“ARAN has for years been identifying the difficulties of these professionals with the competent entities, namely the entity representing travel assistance companies, parliamentary groups with seats in the Assembly of the Republic and the Government, to which several proposals have already been presented. , concerning access, maintenance of the activity, as well as fiscal measures to, at least, accommodate such a high and so harmful increase in fuel prices”, says the association.


Source: Expresso by expresso.pt.

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