Vocholandia is the last refuge of the vochos and is located in the neighborhood of Cuautepec Barrio Altoin the mayor’s office Gustavo A. Madero, Mexico City.
Cuautepec is a peripheral neighborhood that is located on top of a hill north of Mexico City.
The inhabitants of this place move daily in “vochotaxis“, which are a public transport made up of model cars”volkswagen sedan“.
Mobility in Vocholandia in Cuautepec
This type of automobile covers a large part of the transport demand in the Cuautepec neighborhoodsince neither licensed taxis nor Uber usually offer service in that area.
This is due to the topography of the region, since it presents steep slopes that are almost impossible to climb by car.
However, nothing is impossible for the strength and compact design of a vochito. For this reason it became the perfect transport of vocholandia.
Vochotaxis make short-distance trips, so it is rare for them to leave the Cuautepec neighborhood. This transport does not use a meter, but its rate of just over 20 pesos usually increases in relation to the distance of the trip.
Why is this place the last refuge of the vochos?
The vocho was one of the most popular cars in our country from the 1960s. This car was introduced to Mexico via the US market.
In fact, the volkswagen sedan It was manufactured in the assembly plant of Puebla from 1964 to 2003, when the German company decided to stop its production. Since then these cars are rarely seen on the streets of CDMX.
It is estimated that there are more than 1,500 Volskwagen Sedans in the city. These units are concentrated in various points of the Gustavo A. Madero mayor’s office, according to the capital’s Mobility Secretariat (Semovi).
However, despite the passing of the years, the vocho continues to show its high quality as it is an efficient and very economical car. And there is no better setting to show it than vocholandia.