Mexico government car auction does not collect what was planned by AMLO


The estimate for both days of the auction was 60 million pesos, about 40 million pesos less than the 100 million pesos expected by President López Obrador.

On the second day of the auction organized by the Administration and Disposal of Goods Service of the Ministry of Finance to offer the fleet of vehicles that belonged to the Office of the Presidency of the Republic, a collection of 30 million is estimated of pesos, that is to say, an amount similar to that of yesterday, so that in total the sale added 60 million.

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador estimated 100 million pesos for the auction, so the amount is 40 million pesos less.

The auction, held at the Santa Lucia Air Base, in this municipality, to where interested people from different states of the country came to participate in the bids that resulted in sales from 82 thousand pesos for a trailer to one million 607 thousand pesos for a Suburban brand Chevrolet 2014 model with diesel engine and level VI armor, which moved President Enrique Peña Nieto and his family.

According to the buyer, the truck will be made available to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador as a loan to be used by him or by any agent who visits the country; Although he assured that anyone can move in the presidential car, as it was done in the previous six years.

In addition, some deserted lots remained, especially the armored vans, models 2012 and 2013, that is, the oldest.

The auction included a tractor, trucks, tractor trucks, trailer boxes, motorcycles, two ATVs and a passenger bus; a total of 218 lots that belonged to the Federal Executive’s surveillance fleet, as well as presidential service cars.

According to one of the auctioneers who directed the purchases, this is a historical auction since the SAE, which auctioned items once a month, had never carried out such an exercise with vehicles that were used directly for a president of the Republic.

Source: Forbes

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