Emmanuel Macron unveiled the main measures to save the automotive sector, hit by the Covid-19 crisis.

Automobile: An Exceptional Conversion Bonus for the Purchase of a Hybrid from June 1st

On the road on Tuesday, Emmanuel Macron presented the broad outlines of his “massive” support plan for the automotive sector, amounting to 8 billion euros. “We all have one goal: to fight for jobs and the automotive industry, everywhere in France”. This Tuesday 26th May 2020, Emmanuel Macron presented his plan at more than 8 billion euros to support the automotive […]

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Stephan Winkelmann, CEO of Bugatti, Molsheim, Alsace June 5, 2019.

In Alsace, Bugatti Manufactures the Most Expensive Cars in the World

The brand has set up its factory in Alsace where it produces the fastest and most expensive cars in the world. Some customers pay up to 2.5 million euros. The fastest and most expensive in the world: the French car brand Bugatti remains true to its credo of extreme luxury cars, assembled by hand in his workshop in Alsace while […]

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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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Is this the end of diesel in France

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: […]

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US President Donald Trump announced on March 1 that he would hit high taxes on imports of steel and aluminum in the United States, at the risk of provoking a trade war with his main partners.

United States: Indignation after the Announcement of US Taxes on Steel and Aluminium

ECONOMY: Donald Trump mentioned tariffs of 25% for steel and 10% for aluminium, but without specifying which countries they will target … The US president announced Thursday that he will hit high taxes on imports of steel and aluminum in the United States. The stock market on Wall Street has dropped more than 400 points after […]

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Sales of the new car market has risen in January

Car Market: + 3% in January

189,569 new vehicles (passenger cars and light trucks) were registered in January 2018, an increase of 3% compared with January 2017. In January 2018, with 156,851 registrations, the French market for cars special new is up 2.5% compared to January 2017. With 32,718 registrations, the market for new light commercial vehicles (under 5.1 tonnes) is also up on the […]

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Workers at the Smart Car factory in Moselle, work 39 hours but get paid for 37

Moselle: At Smart factory, Workers Work 39 Hours but Paid for 37

ECONOMY: The employees of the Hambach plant have accepted they have to work more without earning more at the end of a vote … Work more without earning more. Workers at the Smart plant in Hambach (Moselle) have accepted this principle to avoid the relocation of their factory. Since Saturday, and despite the opposition of the […]

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The speed on the ring road around Rennes will revert back to 90 km/h from midnight

Rennes: Ring Road returns to 90 km/h this Evening at Midnight

For a year, the speed was lowered by 20 km/h on the busy ring road around Rennes … Motorists will be able to adjust their speed on Friday night.  At midnight, motorists can again travel at 90 km/h on the Rennes ring road.  For the past year, the prefecture and the city of Rennes had taken the decision […]

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Sales for new cars in France rose in August

Sales of New Cars in France rose 6.7% in August

New car registrations increased in August in France by 6.7% from August 2015 to 98,201 units in raw data, said Thursday the French Automobile Manufacturers (CCFA). In the first eight months of the year, with 1,333,620 registrations, the rising French car market is 6.1% on a reported basis, adds the CCFA . Since the beginning […]

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Renault unveils new Megane Estate

Renault unveils new Megane Estate before the Geneva Show

The French manufacturer has published some pictures of the estate car of the fourth-generation Megane that it will present in its GT version on March 1st at the Geneva show. Before unveiling the new Scenic at the next Geneva show in a week, Renault presents its Megane Estate model. The constructor to the diamond has released […]

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