Automobile: Is This Really the End of Diesel?

Porsche has just announced the end of the diesel engine on its bestseller, the Macan SUV. And this is not an isolated case. Statements to this effect are multiplying. The “Dieselgate” never stops making waves. This scandal, created by Volkswagen’s lie about the polluting emissions of its diesel engines , has discredited diesel as a whole. And since the politicians got involved in the debate, the spirits ignited: …

The French Consume Less Alcohol than Before

In 2016, the French have significantly reduced their alcohol purchases, the biggest decline since 2007, while their alcohol consumption is becoming more casual, a study of the industrial organization moderation! published Thursday. According to the 2017 barometer of consumption of alcoholic beverages, 2016 has accelerated the decrease in volume of 1.8 liters on year to 70.7 …

Consumption: For More than 8 out of 10 French, Purchasing Power has Fallen

POLL: Only 12% of respondents believe that their purchasing power has increased … The purchasing power remains a key concern of the French. More than eight in ten French (81%) feel that their purchasing power has dropped in recent years, according to an Ipsos Sopra Steria poll released Thursday. Respondents are 12% believe that their purchasing …

Lower Gas Prices in May

Regulated gas tariffs applied by GDF Suez to more than 7 million French households, will decline by 1.16% on average (excluding taxes) on 1 May. The decline will be 1.2% for households that heat with gas, 0.4% for those who use gas only for cooking and 0.8% for those who use it for both uses, …