Fiat withdraws merger offer with Renault

Fiat Gets Impatient and Withdraws its Merger Offer with Renault

For the Italian-American car manufacturer Fiat, the “political conditions currently in France are not met” to achieve the merger with the Renault group. The manufacturer Fiat Chrysler (FCA) withdrew in the night from Wednesday 5 to Thursday 6th June 2019, its proposed merger with Renault to form the world number 3 of the automobile, failing to obtain a […]

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With the automated number plate reader (LAPI) system, law enforcement can now hunt motorists who drive without insurance.

Do you Drive without Insurance? The Police can now Know it by Reading your Plate

In Paris and its suburbs, the police now have access to the insured vehicles file (FVA). The device will then be generalized throughout the country. In France, the green sticker is mandatory. Yet 700,000 motorists would drive without insurance. To facilitate law enforcement checks, an insured vehicle file (FVA) was compiled from the registration, the name of the insurer and the […]

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SNCF headquarters raided

Suspicions of Rigged Markets: The Headquarters of the SNCF and other Sites of the Group Raided

In 2017, the national financial prosecutor’s office launched a preliminary investigation into irregularities within a subsidiary of the SNCF group in connection with the American company IBM. The head office of SNCF and other Group sites were searched Tuesday 4th June 2019 as part of a preliminary investigation into irregularities in a subsidiary of the group in connection with the […]

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Diesel will experience a further decline Tuesday, June 4, 2019 in Luxembourg.

Fuels in Luxembourg: Further Decline in the Price of Diesel

The price of diesel per litre will drop again in Luxembourg, from Tuesday 4th June 2019. The fuel is again approaching the bar of 1.10 euro per litre. A further decline in diesel prices will take place in Luxembourg on Tuesday 4th June 2019, ten days after one of the few decreases since the beginning of 2019. 2.5 cents less, […]

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The firefighters and the SAMU will no longer pay the highway from July

Highways: Firefighters, Police and EMS will no Longer Pay Tolls from July

EMERGENCIES: The financial shortfall for highway management companies will not be compensated by the State for the payment of tolls No more cash at the checkout for firefighters and ambulances. From July 2019, vehicles of the emergency services will no longer have to pay tolls on highways, said Wednesday Pierre Coppey, president of Vinci Autoroutes . The measure, announced during a […]

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Nuclear electricity, which accounts for 72% of production, allows France to have a price lower than the EU average. The production of electricity of renewable origin represents 18%.

Increase in the Price of Electricity from Today. Since 2007, Prices Have Increased by 50%

On June 1st, electricity rates will increase by 5.9%, the 10th increase in 10 years. A study by INSEE shows that since 1960, electricity has become an increasingly important part of the household budget. The regulated electricity tariff, applied by EDF to approximately 25 million households, increases by 5.9% as from 1 June 2019 . The government recently  announced its […]

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Employees of the Belfort General Electric plant work on a turbine on 22 February 2017.

General Electric Social Plan: Emmanuel Macron and the Government Under Fire from Critics

The American giant, General Electric plans to cut more than 1,000 jobs in France, most of them in Belfort. Trade unions and opposition fired on the government. Emmanuel Macron and the government suffer a flood of critics of the opposition and unions of General Electric , accused of being responsible for a “disaster” industrial and social after the announcement by GE of the suppression […]

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Last day to declare your income for taxes this Tuesday 28th May

Taxes: Last Day to Declare Income in 30 Departments

In departments ranging from 20 to 49, the deadline for declaring your income for your taxes online is Tuesday 28th May, 2019 at 11:59 pm. Notice to latecomers! If you live in a department with a number between 20 and 49 , it is high time to hurry to make your income tax return online . The deadline for taxpayers in Zone 2 is indeed […]

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Here are the new 100 euros and 200 euros banknotes in circulation

Here are the New 100 and 200 Euro Notes Put into Circulation

This Tuesday 28th May, 2019, the 19 members of the euro zone welcome new 100 euro and 200 euro banknotes, smaller and more secure. You certainly have very little in your portfolio, but new notes are landing in the 19 countries of the euro zone. The European Central Bank has just put into circulation, Tuesday 28th May, […]

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