According to information from Reuters, the postal group’s banking subsidiary is considering the acquisition of HSBC’s retail activities in France. With this in mind, it would have mandated the British bank Barclays. In the midst of a management reshuffle, the banking giant HSBC plans to sell all or part of its retail banking activity in… Read More La Banque Postale would consider offering HSBC retail activity in France
Tesla’s boss tweeted information about plans to transport passengers by autonomous electric vehicles through a tunnel to unclog the city of Las Vegas, which is slated to expand the exhibition center. Las Vegas tunnel built by Elon Musk’s The Boring Company is expected to be completed and ready for use next year, billionaire tweet posted… Read More Elon Musk hopes to see the end of his Las Vegas tunnel in 2020
The car group Fiat-Chrysler has signed an agreement with Tesla in the run-up to the 2021 CO2 targets. It is a question of avoiding fines that promise to be astronomical. However, the legality of the assembly raises questions, and all eyes are turned to the European Commission … Get flashed at 150 on the highway,… Read More CO2 objective: is Fiat's combination with Tesla legal?
Manufacturers will have to use all the levers necessary to meet environmental objectives. Analysts believe they will not escape substantial fines. “We don’t get up in the morning to pay fines,” this sentence lent to Carlos Tavares, CEO of PSA, says a lot about the ambient climate in the European car industry. From January 1,… Read More CO2 objectives: manufacturers' ideas for limiting breakage
O ur desire for health and marketing, “organic” has become, in particular in terms of food, a real social phenomenon which now disqualifies what is not “organic”. However, a rational analysis shows that this craze rests on fragile foundations. “All of a sudden, he mounted the step of the tractor and gave me a dozen… Read More Has "organic" made us all mad?
In ten years, products from organic farming have become almost essential in the eyes of French consumers, according to the Agence Bio / CSA barometer. A success which reveals a change in mentalities, but which could have harmful consequences for a flourishing industry. “Green” France is on the move. With almost half a billion euros… Read More The French consume more and more organic, but beware of the shortage
The Minister of Agriculture Stéphane Travert announced that the state will, from 2018, entrust the funding of “maintenance aid” to the regions. Objective: to favor conversions of novice farmers in organic farming. Change of course for “organic” agriculture in France. On the Tech and Bio show held this week in Bourg-les-Valence in the Drôme, the… Read More Organic farming: why the State is withdrawing from aid for maintenance
The inauguration took place this Thursday without advertising and under the watchful eye of a handful of security guards, on the island of Charente-Maritime. The showdown lasted five years, before the fast-food chain finally won its case and a McDonald’s finally opened its doors this Thursday in Dolus, on the island of Oleron, in Charente… Read More The controversial McDonald's on the island of Oléron has finally opened its doors discreetly
Contraband tobacco is a massive phenomenon in France: 30% of consumption. Beware of smokers who would be tempted to obtain their packages from the first comer: the purchase of cigarettes on the sly is now liable to a fine of 135 euros. It is a decree published on December 20 that created this fourth class… Read More The purchase of cigarettes on the street liable to a fine of 135 euros
The amount of personalized housing assistance will be reassessed every quarter during the implementation of this reform. At the request of the National Family Allowance Fund, the government has decided to postpone the reform of personalized housing assistance to April 1 and no longer to January 1 as planned. “The government has chosen to postpone… Read More APL reform postponed to April 1 by the government