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Traffic congestion reconsidered

Despite efforts to encourage a shift to sustainable transportation, traffic congestion is often the focus of debates over mobility. Motorists endlessly demand more roads, but is this really a solution?

3 Jun 2019

FRANCE

Pieces fall into place for new Hyperloop test track in France

Startup Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) has been quite busy signing deals to explore the potential of high-speed transport routes all around the world, but has little in the way of functioning prototypes and test tracks to show for it...

By Nick Lavars 17 Apr 2018

FRANCE

Europe's car sales up 6.4% in September

PARIS, FRANCE: New car sales in Europe rose by 6.4% in September, the thirteenth month of increases as a recovery in the market spreads across the continent.

20 Oct 2014

FRANCE

ESA to launch two navigation satellites this week

PARIS, FRANCE: Europe is launching two new satellites this week to boost its Galileo navigation system. Once in orbit Galileo will have six satellites orbiting the Earth.

20 Aug 2014

FRANCE

Peugeot misses European car sales rally

PARIS, FRANCE: Shares in struggling French manufacturer PSA Peugeot Citroen dropped 4.76% in early trading on Wednesday (16 October), after data showed that the company's sales in Europe had fallen again in September.

18 Oct 2013

FRANCE

Google Street View helps identify alien species

PARIS, FRANCE: Google Street View can be a useful tool in the costly and time-consuming fight against invasive species, French biologists said on Thursday (10 October).

11 Oct 2013

FRANCE

Airbus, Boeing battle it out for orders

LE BOURGET, FRANCE: Airbus led rival Boeing on Monday (17 June) in the opening battle for orders at the world's biggest air show, where Brazil's Embraer launched its new jets amid a range of different deals.

18 Jun 2013

FRANCE

Nepal Airlines buys two A-320s

PARIS, FRANCE: Airbus said on Monday (29 April) it had signed an agreement with Nepal Airlines for the sale of two short- to medium-range A320 planes in a deal worth €140m.

30 Apr 2013

FRANCE

Court suspends Peugeot job cuts

PARIS, FRANCE: A French appeal court has suspended a restructuring plan involving 8,000 job cuts at Peugeot Citroen after court action brought by the CGT union according to the lawyer acting for the workers Fiodor Rilov.

30 Jan 2013

FRANCE

Fat people more likely to die in a car accident

PARIS, FRANCE: Obese people face a much higher risk - of up to 80% - of dying in a car accident compared with people of normal weight, researchers reported on Monday (21 January).

23 Jan 2013

FRANCE

Renault sells stake in Volvo trucks

PARIS, FRANCE: Renault has sold its stake in Swedish truck manufacturer Volvo AB for €1.5bn to cut debt and make strategic investments.

14 Dec 2012