The electric car or how to smash an industry for political reasons

At the opening of the motor show, Emmanuel Macron confirmed his plan to massively support the automotive industry in developing the electric car. ©Money SHARMA / AFP Atlantico business At the opening of the motor show, Emmanuel Macron confirmed the project to accelerate the development of the electric car. It is a purely political choice … Read more

Knowing the real cost of the car helps reduce usage and save money

By replacing your car with walking or cycling, you will not only reduce your emissions and improve your health, but you will also save a lot of money. To drive a car actually costs a lot more than many users think. According to a study published in 2020 in the journal NatureGerman drivers thus underestimated … Read more

at Renault-Flins, the car gets a new life

The Renault factory in Flins-sur-Seine (Yvelines) opened in 1952 and will be seven years old this year. But 2022 also marks two years for the launch of its conversion into a factory focused on the circular economy, “the biggest in Europe” in his field, in the words of Jean-Dominique Senard, Chairman of the Renault Group. … Read more

Let go of the wheel, the car takes over!

Today, only Mercedes is able to offer models homologated in Europe for level 3 autonomous driving. Mercedes-Benz AG, Communications & Marketing, photo by Deniz Calagan on behalf of Mercedes-Benz AG/Mercedes-Benz AG Since September 1st, level 3 autonomous driving has been allowed in France. At the moment, however, there is still no car that drives alone … Read more

Let go of the wheel, the car takes over!

Today, only Mercedes is able to offer models homologated in Europe for level 3 autonomous driving. Mercedes-Benz AG, Communications & Marketing, photo by Deniz Calagan on behalf of Mercedes-Benz AG/Mercedes-Benz AG Since September 1st, level 3 autonomous driving has been allowed in France. At the moment, however, there is still no car that drives alone … Read more

at Renault-Flins, the car gets a new life

The Renault factory in Flins-sur-Seine (Yvelines) opened in 1952 and will be seven years old this year. But 2022 also marks two years for the launch of its conversion into a factory focused on the circular economy, “the biggest in Europe” in his field, in the words of Jean-Dominique Senard, Chairman of the Renault Group. … Read more

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580 4MATIC: The Beginning of a New Era – Test Drive

Mercedes Benz takes electrification very seriously. Since the arrival of this limousine EQS, the automaker has launched an all-electric offensive through its EQ family of vehicles. We drove the mid-size EQE sedan in its AMG version at the start of the summer – a model we expect next year – and recently we got our … Read more

Is the hydrogen car the future of our travels?

Sales of battery electric vehicles are on the rise across Europe, and according to the annual Global Electric Vehicle Outlook report, more are sold each week today than in all of 2012. But despite this growing popularity, shortages of key battery components including lithium, nickel and cobalt, could threaten the supply. So is it time … Read more

must we go there at all costs?

NEWS – Does the current energy crisis call into question the transition from individual mobility to all-electric? Here are some things to think about. The car industry didn’t need that. The clouds gather on the road to the individual car, especially the battery-electric model. The question is no longer taboo: should we finally oblige the … Read more

In the race for electric cars, a road strewn with pitfalls

Driven by the authorities or their own obligations, major car manufacturers have initiated a radical shift towards the end of combustion engines and the emergence of electric cars. But to achieve their ambitious goals, they will have to overcome many obstacles. Will there be enough lithium and other raw materials to make electric batteries? Enough … Read more