Soon a New Tax on the Carte Grise?

The government is considering the introduction of a tax of 3 euros on the Carte Grise. Additional revenue to finance pollution controls A “tax” anti-diesel-Gate in the boxes of the State? This is what  Le Parisien,  who announced on Monday the government’s plan, thinks he knows . Three euros more on each Carte Grise ? According to our colleagues, the executive would …

Soon the End of Toll Gates (and Traffic Jams) on the Highway?

In a draft law, the government plans to eliminate physical tolls by eliminating barriers, in order to streamline traffic and limit pollution. Details. No more traffic jams on the highways ? This is the promise of the government that wants to develop tolls without barriers on the major axes of France. In the latest version of the draft mobility law (LOM), unveiled by the Context website , …

Brest: Swimming is Prohibited at Moulin-Blanc

Following a problem of repression of sewage, swimming is prohibited beach of Moulin-Blanc (first post) in Brest since Thursday, June 28, 2018 and until further notice. The town of Brest decided on Thursday 28th June, 2018 to temporarily prohibit and until further notice th ebathing  beach of Moulin-Blanc (first post). A decision that follows a defect on a sewage discharge …

Nantes: An Urban Toll to Fight Against the Congestion of the Ring Road?

A report on mobility in the Greater West proposes the introduction of a congestion charge to relieve the Nantes ring road (Loire-Atlantique) His report is eagerly awaited in the West . Exclusively, the newspaper Le Télégramme unveiled Tuesday, June 26, the first lines of reflection Francis Rol-Tanguy  for mobility in the regions of Brittany and Pays de la Loire . This senior official …

Diesel: Berlin Orders the Recall of 774,000 Mercedes in Europe

The German Ministry of Transport has ordered the immediate recall of 774,000 Mercedes vehicles equipped with software capable of distorting emissions levels. The German Ministry of Transport ordered on Monday 12th June, the immediate recall across Europe of 774,000 Mercedes vehicles , equipped with software capable of skewing emissions levels. “The government is ordering an immediate official recall due …

Fuels: Why Pump Prices Will Continue to Rise

Geopolitical context, rising national taxes … fuels for the car is expensive for a few weeks, especially if you drive diesel, and it’s not over. 1.40 euro on average for a litre of diesel . Almost a cent more than last week according to France Info . The unleaded SP95 is close to 1.49 euros, an increase of 0.65 cents. While the SP98 …

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: …

Pollution Peak in Toulouse: Reduction of 20km/h of Maximum Authorized Speeds

Toulouse and the Haute-Garonne is affected by an episode of pollution, Sunday 25th  February, 2018. The prefecture has decided to lower the maximum authorized speed of 20 km/h. Details. The department of Haute-Garonne is concerned by exceeding the alert threshold for a phenomenon of atmospheric pollution to particles in suspension for the day of Sunday 25th February, 2018. …

Air Quality in Brittany: Fine Particle Pollution Alert

Due to an episode of pollution in Brittany, an alert procedure is activated in several departments from Thursday 22nd February. What there is to know. Due to a pollution episode , Air Breizh , the body responsible for air quality monitoring in Brittany , triggered on Thursday 22nd February 2018 an information and recommendation procedure for sensitive and vulnerable people, also valid Friday 23rd …