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French consortium outs new mass-market electric charging stations


A group of French companies headed by construction concern Bouygues has announced it has developed a new charging system for electric cars that can level the power usage when numerous vehicles come in for a simultaneous recharge. The system developed by the consortium caters for a phenomenon that would occur in the following scenario: while a typical public charging station has ...
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Renault to build Bollore’s 3-seater “Autolib” electric car
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Peugeot 208 HYbrid Air demonstrator officially unveiled
Peugeot has taken the wraps of the 208 HYbrid Air 2L technology demonstrator, a concept that is scheduled to make its official public debut in October, during the Paris Motor ...
One-off Aston Martin Virage Shooting Brake Zagato revealed
The craftsmen at the well-known Zagato Atelier have officially introduced the Aston Martin Virage Shooting Brake Zagato, a model made specifically for a private European customer. This is Zagato’s second world ...
Renault unveils French bound Megane Coupe Ultimate Edition
The French automaker has introduced in its home market the Megane Coupe Ultimate Edition, a limited series priced from 25,700 euros. The special series, which is sold exclusively in France, doesn’t ...
French, German and Italian car sales fall in August while Spain stays solid
New vehicle sales fell slightly in Germany, France and Italy in August, which is usually considered a weak vacation month throughout Europe, while Spain’s subsidy-led recovery kept its momentum. Car registrations ...
French car sales drop in August
The main automotive industry association in France announced this Monday that the country's car sales slid 3% in August, considered to be a weak vacation month. Renault’s sales went down 10.7% ...
Peugeot to cut jobs at its Sochaux plant
PSA Peugeot Citroen will cut 300 jobs at its Sochaux factory in eastern France because it wants to reduce the plant's output. The company's trade union officials announced on Monday ...
French car sales fall behind in July
Renault and Peugeot lose in sales as this July the French car purchases drop 4.3% due to a decrease in demand. The statement was made by the industry body of ...
BMW M4 Coupe gets crashed in France
A brand new BMW M4 Coupe has been recently crashed in France after its driver has most likely pushed the gas pedal too hard and lost control of the wheel. After ...

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