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France to Deploy Laser Weapon to Shoot Down Drones at 2024 Olympics, What Could Go Wrong?
France to Deploy Laser Weapon to Shoot Down Drones at 2024 Olympics, What Could Go Wrong?

3 Aug 2022, 15:46 UTC / The HELMA-P system provides a calibrated response to the drone threat, from dazzling the drone's observation instruments to the neutralization of a drone

 
Venturi Atlantique, the Tale of a Forgotten French Supercar You Probably Never Heard Of
Venturi Atlantique, the Tale of a Forgotten French Supercar You Probably Never Heard Of

18 Jul 2022, 12:11 UTC / This sportscar and supercar manufacturer hails from France and aimed to take the market by storm, but unlike Bugatti it ended up languishing in obscurity.

 
Peugeot's Illustrious History of French Presidential Cars
Peugeot's Illustrious History of French Presidential Cars

16 Jul 2022, 18:42 UTC / From the humble 156 of Millerand to the 5008 used by Macron, the peeps at Peugeot are intertwined with the French presidential administration

 
Gone in Less Than 18 Minutes: Citroen Sold Out the My Ami Buggy Edition in No Time
Gone in Less Than 18 Minutes: Citroen Sold Out the My Ami Buggy Edition in No Time

22 Jun 2022, 11:07 UTC / Citroen sold all 50 units of the My Ami Buggy Limited Edition in just 17 minutes and 28 seconds after it officially went on sale in France

 
France Has Found a Clever Way To Prevent Flippers From Quickly Reselling EVs for Profit
France Has Found a Clever Way To Prevent Flippers From Quickly Reselling EVs for Profit

3 Jun 2022, 12:45 UTC / France announced new rules that make it harder to profitably “flip” new vehicles bought with state incentives, and the world should take notice

 
Big Tobacco Makes a Fifth of Entire Airline Industry Pollution Each Year, Study Warns
Big Tobacco Makes a Fifth of Entire Airline Industry Pollution Each Year, Study Warns

31 May 2022, 17:59 UTC / While the world blames cars for all its pollution, it appears that tobacco has a big responsibility in the field, as well. The environmental impact is colossal

 
French Flying Man Crashes Homebuilt Flyboard Into a Lake, Lives to Tell the Tale
French Flying Man Crashes Homebuilt Flyboard Into a Lake, Lives to Tell the Tale

29 May 2022, 20:20 UTC / Have you ever heard about the flyboard? But what about France's flying man? Well, the latter designed the former, and he recently crashed it into a lake

 
20-Ft Petrichor Tiny House Has a Certain "Je Ne Sais Quoi" Plus an Electronic Cat Flap
20-Ft Petrichor Tiny House Has a Certain "Je Ne Sais Quoi" Plus an Electronic Cat Flap

20 May 2022, 13:15 UTC / French tiny house builder Baluchon reveals another adorable build, the Petrichor. It is less than 20 ft. long but cleverly organized and full of charm

 
A Most Impressive Collection of Early Gadgets and Electrical Objects Discovered, Sold
A Most Impressive Collection of Early Gadgets and Electrical Objects Discovered, Sold

12 May 2022, 08:26 UTC / A chunk of Michel Siméon’s eclectic collection was auctioned off by his heirs, and it’s an enchanting trip down memory lane

 
Tesla Is the Brand With the Second Most Expensive Cars to Repair in France
Tesla Is the Brand With the Second Most Expensive Cars to Repair in France

6 May 2022, 11:30 UTC / That may apply to most other European markets as well, which kills the argument of electric vehicles having lower maintenance costs

 
Sustainable, France-Made Plume Allure Electric Scooter Flashes Its Colored LEDs With Style
Sustainable, France-Made Plume Allure Electric Scooter Flashes Its Colored LEDs With Style

4 May 2022, 08:07 UTC / The Plume Allure e-scooter is stylish in looks and sustainable in design. It's also the first to benefit from the Origine France Garantie certification.

 
Renault Becomes Roland-Garros Premium Partner, Does a Few Good Deeds Along the Way
Renault Becomes Roland-Garros Premium Partner, Does a Few Good Deeds Along the Way

28 Apr 2022, 15:25 UTC / Renault has launched a social responsibility project along with its partnership with Roland-Garros. The brand will also donate money to fix playgrounds

 
France Wants Former Renault-Nissan Boss Carlos Ghosn in Jail, Arrest Warrant Issued
France Wants Former Renault-Nissan Boss Carlos Ghosn in Jail, Arrest Warrant Issued

22 Apr 2022, 11:59 UTC / French prosecutors issue an international arrest warrant for former Nissan and Renault executive Carlos Ghosn, he's probably still not going to turn himself in

 
Why Stellantis CEO's Pay Is Used in the French Presidential Election
Why Stellantis CEO's Pay Is Used in the French Presidential Election

17 Apr 2022, 19:21 UTC / The auto industry is facing a lot of challenges right now and getting dragged into a political fight is not something Carlos Tavares would’ve wanted

 
Man Gets EV Wiring Eaten by Rats, Gets Stuck With a $5,400 Repair Bill
Man Gets EV Wiring Eaten by Rats, Gets Stuck With a $5,400 Repair Bill

8 Apr 2022, 15:59 UTC / If you are unlucky enough, you will suffer third degree burns from yogurt. An Uber driver was left without his car since February because rats ate itS wiring

 
German Retailer Ditches Battery-Electric Logistic Fleet for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Alternative
German Retailer Ditches Battery-Electric Logistic Fleet for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Alternative

4 Apr 2022, 15:30 UTC / A German retailer ditched the battery-electric vehicles in its logistic fleet and replaced them with fuel-cell alternatives, but it's not what you think

 
In 1899, This Torpedo-Shaped EV Became the First Car To Hit 100 KPH
In 1899, This Torpedo-Shaped EV Became the First Car To Hit 100 KPH

24 Mar 2022, 12:53 UTC / The world's first purpose-built land speed race car, the all-electric La Jamais Contente, was the first automobile to exceed 100 kph

 
The Cahute Ultra-Compact Tiny Home Proposes a Very Simple Approach to Sustainability
The Cahute Ultra-Compact Tiny Home Proposes a Very Simple Approach to Sustainability

24 Mar 2022, 08:56 UTC / Have less and you will want less, the builder of the Cahute tiny house believes, offering an incredibly compact, low-impact living solution for the long term

 
Renault Group Suspends Industrial Operations in Russia As of Today, Adjusts Outlook
Renault Group Suspends Industrial Operations in Russia As of Today, Adjusts Outlook

23 Mar 2022, 21:57 UTC / After a meeting of its board of directors, the Renault Group has decided to suspend its industrial activities in Russia as of today. Here is what we know

 
Watch and Hear Seven McLaren F1s Being Unloaded From a Truck in Paris
Watch and Hear Seven McLaren F1s Being Unloaded From a Truck in Paris

22 Mar 2022, 11:35 UTC / This unlike gathering brings together the ultra-rare F1 GT, George Harrison's unique Hindu Edition, an experimental prototype, and a pair of GTR racers