Eurocar-Saottini: against the bonus price increases of 700 euros per employee

The Eurocar Italy Group invests in human resources, the most precious capital. A bonus of 700 euros is in fact arriving (by the end of the fourth quarter 2022) for all its collaborators hired before 1 July 2022, in the form of a voucher, which can be spent in various commercial establishments, in refueling stations and also on the main platforms of e-commerce. The investment for the initiative, which is activated despite the difficult economic situation in the Italian market which negatively affects turnover, exceeds one million euros and will concern an audience of over 1,700 collaboratorsregardless of the hierarchical level, distributed in 44 offices.

Eurocar Italia, 100% controlled by Porsche Holding, is the largest distribution and assistance group for the Volkswagen, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, Audi, Seat, Skoda, Porsche and Lamborghini, Das WeltAuto and Audi Prima Scelta plus brands. Present first in Friuli Venezia Giulia and subsequently in various regions of the center-north, in 2017 it began an important growth path with the integration of historic and well-known companies in their territory of belonging, including the Saottini group in Bresciano in 2019. .

The bonus being paid is a tangible sign of the attention that the group has towards its collaborators and the needs of their families, especially at a time when the growth of inflation, the exponential increases in energy and gas prices, the increases in many basic necessities put a strain on family budgets. «We are aware of the difficulties that our collaborators and their families are facing in this period of crisis, especially in view of the approaching winter – declared the managing director and CEO, Matthias Moser -. Therefore we decided to create this initiative, with a concrete commitment, even in a challenging period for the national economy. For us of the Eurocar Italia group collaborators are the most important resource, the backbone engine and, with the recent Family Day, we gave a demonstration of how we take care of it. We do not limit ourselves – adds Moser – to affirming that our mission is to be the best employer in the automotive sector; facts count for us and this tangible contribution is the best proof of this ».

In 2021, the Eurocar Italia Group sold approximately 37,500 new cars and 20,400 used cars, performing 536,000 production hours in the workshops and generating a total turnover of 1.7 billion euros. In addition to Saottini Grouphas integrated in recent years first Volkswagen Group Florence, then the Bonaldi Group (Bergamo), Vicentini (Verona), the Dorigoni Group (Trento), Iob Silvano & C. (Gemona del Friuli, Udine), Erre Esse Group (Turin) and, in 2021, Rinaldi of Turin and Autocentro Baistrocchi of Parma.