Classics car rental numbers: «At manufacturers not in the first place»
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rental car cost according to industry data because of the production bottlenecks at the carshares now significantly more. "In Germany, we are at the moment on average 10 to 20 percent over the prices of 2019," said a spokeswoman of the largest German car rental company Sixt.
For 2022, the effects of the delivery bottlenecks of the car maker on the offer of landlords and the development of market prices are difficult to see it Sixt.
The President of the Federal Association of Car Rooms (BAV), Jens Hilgerloh, said, "At the moment it is quite good, because demand is stable» - at a lower level than before Corona, but for "to higher prices". Normally, the German car rental companies bought the manufacturers 350,000 to 400,000 cars, "That's 10 to 12 percent of the overall market," said Hilgerloh the German Press Agency. Large landlords would receive appropriate customer discounts.
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But now the manufacturers can not build hundreds of thousands of cars despite high demand because semiconductors and other components are missing. Follow: The delivery times will be longer, car buyers get less discounts. Hilgerloh estimates that 20 to 25 percent of vehicles needed by the landlords in Germany can not be delivered and thus absorbed about 75,000 in the fleets. Because "the car rental companies are not the first place in the manufacturers».
On the one hand, the car makers earned more on sale from cars to private customers more than with cars for rental fleets. Daimler boss Ola Källenius had recently been on the IAA to sell Mercedes-Benz wool cars to "premium prices" and not with less return to car rental companies.
On the other hand, business relationships had suffered during the Corona Lockdowns, said Hilgerloh. Some landlords had no longer want to lose new vehicles despite delivery agreements with manufacturers because their cars at airport stations already blocked the parking lots. All major car rental companies had greatly reduced their fleets in the Corona crisis and now start up again.
High Rental Car Prices Expected to Last until 2022, at Least .
There could be a seasonal price spike coming for the holiday season, and customers can expect to see rental cars staying in service longer than they used to. We know that prices for renting a car have gone up—way up—during the pandemic, but even with the numbers declining a bit in September, most analysts think they will go back up for the holidays.Some experts think things will calm down in 2022, but others don't see prices getting back to normal until 2023. "By February and March next year, all bets are off," one expert told the South Florida Sun Sentinel.