Green light to the diesel discount card, while the petrol discount increases again
Friday, 27 February eight cents will be discounted on the price at the pump in service stations. Good news coming also in terms of petrol: always from Friday will also revised the discount for cars running on petrol.
This time it’s final: green light to the petrol discount card (carta sconto) for towns in group A.
The discount card, similar to the petrol discount card already in place for years in towns on the border with Switzerland, on Friday, 27 February 2015 comes into operation finally for diesel vehicles: it will benefit motorists who reside in border areas (40 municipalities in the province of Como, 14 in Sondrio and 40 in Varese) and that have activated the specific discount card on the regional services card (CRS).
After the first "false start" of January 1, delayed by the liberalization of the exchange rate of the Swiss franc, which has suddenly increased fuel prices across the border by 20 percent, and the threshold of the five hundredths of a difference in the price of diesel , the following discount mechanism is triggered: from Friday, therefore, eight cents will be discounted on the price at the pump in service stations. Good news coming also in terms of petrol: always from Friday will also revised the discount for petrol, The bonus per liter rises to 23 cents for residents in Band A (within 10 km from the border) and 15 cents for the band B (within 20 km).
"A success of the Lombardy Region which has always supported this measure," comments Daniela Maroni, Director and Secretary of the Lombardy Region that has always addressed the question. "The discount of petrol is the tool to make immediate competitive fuel prices with Switzerland and is an additional tool to prevent the increase in full of commuting. Regione Lombardia on the side of the citizens and continues to put in place concrete measures and financial resources to support the development, the economy of the territories and to defend its operators."
HOW TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE DIESEL DISCOUNT
To qualify for the diesel discount, motorists should go to the municipality of residence to enable the Regional services card or the National services card, then get the PIN, to get the diesel discount card. The system will also extend the discount to members of the family of the owner of the vehicle.
The activation of the diesel discount card, which began with the beginning of 2015, has never suffered stoppages and continues to be delivered in the appropriate offices of the municipalities concerned: just in the town of Varese there are hundreds of citizens who have already requested and received it.
The list of municipalities in band "A"
Brezzo di Bedero
Cuasso al Monte
Curiglia con Monteviasco
Ferrera di Varese
Lavena Ponte Tresa
Maccagno con Pino
Tronzano Lago Maggiore