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Uber fined in France for “disrupting the transport sector”

Uber fined in France for “disrupting the transport sector”

The California-based ride-sharing company was accused of running an illegal taxi service and it was hit with an 800,000-euro fine by a French court. The ride hail companies, especially Uber, are facing increasingly more pressure around the world, as they are fighting both with regulatory challenges and with traditional taxi […]

Renault takes the wraps off Captur Wave special edition

Renault takes the wraps off Captur Wave special edition

The French automaker has decided to celebrate the Captur’s success at home in style, introducing the new Captur Wave limited edition model. Subcompact crossovers are a hot selling commodity in Europe and the one to rule them all is the Renault Captur. The automaker is aiming to popularize even more […]

Paris fights pollution and imposes ban for all pre-1997 cars

Paris fights pollution and imposes ban for all pre-1997 cars

France’s capital has decided to limit traffic by forbidding all 20-year-old cars to go out on its roads, except over weekends. Congestion in major cities is becoming unbearable and pollution levels are rising accordingly. Therefore, increasingly more authorities are starting to impose traffic bans to ease up a bit this […]

The Renault Megane Estate gets priced in France

The Renault Megane Estate gets priced in France

The newest Estate version of the compact Megane is close to arrive in French showroom with a price tag starting from 19,900 euros. Renault had two world premieres during the Geneva Motor Show this year, one of them being a new model to replace the previous generation Megane Sport Tourer. […]

French investigators also found emissions irregularities

French investigators also found emissions irregularities

Following an injury over the diesels’ emissions levels, the French authorities found some data anomalies, as tests revealed big gaps between laboratory tests and real-world ones. The French regulators started last year to perform emissions tests on about 100 diesel cars sold in the country, evidently following Volkswagen’s disclosure of […]

Peugeot-Citroen also inquired by French emissions investigators

Peugeot-Citroen also inquired by French emissions investigators

After the French anti-fraud investigators have checked several automakers in a probe into vehicles emissions, the authorities are now looking into Peugeot-Citroen’s backyard. Yet another investigation over vehicles emissions is undergoing, following the countless similar inquiries in recent weeks. This time, PSA Peugeot-Citroen is the targeted automaker, after the French […]

Renault to build Nissan van at French plant

Renault to build Nissan van at French plant

Renault plans to build the new NV300 van for alliance partner Nissan at its Sandouville plant in northern France, the Group announced on Wednesday. The new Nissan NV300, the successor of the Primastar model that is currently built at a plant in Barcelona, will be produced at Renault’s Sandouville plant, […]

Volkswagen outpaced the domestic carmakers in France last month

Volkswagen outpaced the domestic carmakers in France last month

The French car registration data published on Monday for the month of January shows Volkswagen in a stronger position than anticipated, outpacing Renault and PSA Peugeot Citroen. According to data released by the country’s main auto industry body – Comité des Constructeurs Français d’Automobiles -, French car registrations rose 3.9 […]