Are electric cars cheaper than gasoline or diesel vehicles?

Are Electric Cars Cheaper than Petrol or Diesel Vehicles? Coming Soon

AUTO: A study published on Monday shows that electric vehicles could become more affordable within a few years According to a BloombergNEF study, the price of electric vehicles – excluding state subsidies – will reach that of gasoline and diesel vehicles in six to seven years. This price parity is linked to the reduction in the […]

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A Rafale at the Dassault plant in Mérignac, near Bordeaux.

Egypt to Order 30 Additional Rafale from France

ARMAMENT: Cairo was the first foreign country to buy Rafale fighters, in 2015 Egypt will order 30 additional Rafale fighter jets from France, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday. Dassault did not wish to comment on this information which would mark a new big commercial success for the French aircraft. “Very advanced discussions are indeed taking place with Egypt and announcements […]

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Bordeaux: Tourism hit hard by the coronavirus crisis

Coronavirus in Bordeaux: Tourism Figures for the City are Disastrous

ECONOMY: High-end hotels and structures linked to business tourism are particularly affected in Bordeaux Unsurprisingly, tourism figures for 2020 are in a total collapse in Bordeaux: hotel attendance has fallen by 55%, attendance at monuments by 74% … “2020 was to be an exceptional year, regrets Olivier Occelli, director-general of the Bordeaux Métropole tourist office, this Tuesday, on the occasion of the […]

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Douglas closes 20% of its stores in Europe, 350 jobs threatened in France

Coronavirus: Douglas Closes 20% of its Stores in Europe, 350 Jobs Threatened in France

PERFUMERIES: The group operates under the Nocibé brand in France, where it plans to close 62 stores Nearly 20% of the stores of the German perfume group Douglas will close in Europe, the group announced Thursday. Affected by the fall in economic activity linked to the coronavirus epidemic, the brand wants to focus on online sales. “About 500 of […]

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Beginning of the winter sales in Paris, January 20, 2021

First Day of Sales: Little Traffic, but Traders Remain Hopeful

With this period of the winter sales, businesses are not counting on a miracle but still hope to end this winter season smoothly, shaken by the health crisis. Masks, a national curfew from 6 pm to 6 am … Will the public be there for the winter sales, which started on Wednesday 20th January 2021, despite the constraints? The […]

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A Rafale fighter jet during an air show at the Hindon Air Force Station on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, Oct. 8, 2020.

Greece Approves Purchase of 18 French-Made Rafale Fighter Planes Amid Tensions with Turkey

ECONOMY: Greece has approved the purchase of 18 French-made Rafale Aircraft costing over 2 billion euros Greek lawmakers in a vote on Thursday approved a defence procurement program to purchase 18 French-made Rafale fighter planes, part of an armaments plan announced by the government in September. Greece has earmarked 11.5 billion euros ($14 billion) for […]

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Jean Castex announces tougher measures to combat coronavirus in France

Coronavirus: National Curfew, Border Controls, Reinforced Protocol at School… The Main Government Announcements

HEALTH: The government announced this Thursday at a press conference new measures to limit the circulation of the coronavirus “Do everything to prevent the British variant from circulating in France”. Prime Minister Jean Castex, surrounded by six ministers announced this Thursday at a press conference new restrictive measures to try to slow the circulation of the coronavirus while the […]

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Airbus delivers 566 planes in 2020, a third less than in 2019

Airbus Delivers 566 Planes in 2020, A Third Less Than in 2019

ECONOMY: Impacted by the health crisis, the European aircraft manufacturer Airbus announces that it delivered 566 aircraft last year, far from its record of 863 aircraft in 2019 Despite the health crisis that slowed down its factories in March, the European aircraft manufacturer Airbus announced on Friday that it had delivered 566 aircraft, or 34% less than in 2019. A figure far from […]

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The President of the Republic has sent from the Elysee his traditional wishes to the French

Coronavirus, Vaccination, Brexit … What to Remember from Emmanuel Macron’s Wishes

NEW YEAR: The President of the Republic, Emmanuel Macron has sent from the Elysee his traditional wishes to the French on the occasion of “a December 31st unlike any other” After a year turned upside down by the epidemic, Emmanuel Macron presented his wishes to the French and his hopes for the year 2021. He first paid tribute […]

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Aldi will close some Leader Prices shops

Retail Restructuring: Aldi will Close 31 Leader Price Stores

RESTRUCTURING: According to the CGT, the management of the group has promised to reclassify the 240 employees concerned After the takeover, time for restructuring. The German distribution group Aldi has announced the closure of 31 stores under its Leader Price banner and has promised to reclassify their 240 employees, we learned from CGT Commerce on Tuesday . The management for its part indicated that […]

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