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France's Macron learns the hard way: Green taxes carry political risks

133 hurt, 412 arrested in riot over taxes intended to help environment

133 hurt, 412 arrested in riot over taxes intended to help environment

Paris launches world's biggest e-bike fleet to curb pollution

Up to 20K bicycles will go on long-term rentals at 40 euros per month

Up to 20,000 bicycles will go on long-term rentals at 40 euros per month.

The mood at this year’s Paris Motor Show: Quiet

Automakers turning to lifestyle, technology and other events to debut vehicles without the competition

With an expanding number of automakers, with diversification and niche-ification of models and with wholesale shifts that necessitate the introduction of EV or autonomous sub-brands, there is a growing sense that, with everyone shouting at the same time, no one can be heard.

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Drive a road that's under water 21 hours a day | 'The List' #0258

You'd better be on time when you cross the Passage du Gois.

On this episode of The List, our hosts Jessi and Patrick drive a road that's engulfed in water for 21 hours a day.

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Driving a car that requires no license | The List #0425

This majestic beauty is ripping through the streets with a whopping 1 horsepower

On this episode of "The List," we travel to Paris to drive a VSP.

Magnus Walker films "Porsche Rendezvous" in Paris | AutoblogVR

Zip through the streets of Paris in 360°

On this episode of AutoblogVR, join Magnus Walker as he takes to the streets of Paris in a '73 Porsche 911 Carrera RS.

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Re-creating 'Rendezvous' in Paris | The List #0450

We hit the streets of Paris to pay homage to the classic film

On this episode of The List, we travel to Paris to pay homage to the legendary short film Rendezvous.

Trump climate decision energizes business for Proterra electric bus

Paris decision may have been 'yuge' for e-bus demand

Electric bus maker Proterra secures another $55 million in equity funding, while Trump's Paris decision may have boosted sales.

Gogoro and Bosch launch electric scooter-sharing service in Paris

The companies will have 600 Smartscooters available for rent in the City of Lights.

The scooters use swappable batteries to eliminate waiting for a charge.

PSA wants to electrify Parisian businesses with a shared fleet

On-demand EV vans help businesses operate and Parisians breathe.

Paris, Mexico City will lead diesel-vehicle ban by 2025

Athens, Madrid mayors also join the effort to reduce emissions via car mandate.

Mayors at C40 Summit in Mexico City look to do their part to reduce the number of annual deaths from transportation pollution.

New VW MEB electric vehicle, with up to 373 miles of range, coming in 2020

It's all part of VW's big electromobility plan.

Look for autonomous drive tech, too.

Parisian ban on old cars has officially taken effect

It's happening.

Paris has officially banned cars built before 1997 from entering the city during the daytime on weekdays, and could soon expand even further until only EVs are left within the city limits.

Mercedes bringing all-electric SUV concept to Paris

The concept will preview not only a production model, but a new design language slated for all Mercedes EVs.

Mercedes-Benz will begin its electric vehicle push in Paris, with a concept SUV that should be be our first look at the company's future EV designs.

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What Paris banning pre-1997 cars means for classic owners

Officials explain that getting rid of old cars will reduce air pollution in the French capital.

City of Paris bans cars for one Sunday every month

The famous boulevard, Champs-Élysées will be car-free once a month.

It is the opposite of C'etait un Rendezvous, but perhaps for a good reason.

Making the most of our roads, two ways

Paris reclaims pavement for pedestrians, The Cloud Collective farms algae near the freeway.

Creating green space for pedestrians or growing algae for energy are two practical solutions for when there's too much roadway.

Uber shuts down its app in Paris to support driver protest

Proposed Legislation Threatens Nearly 10,000 Private Driver Jobs, It Says

Uber stopped operating in Paris today to support its drivers. This is the latest in a contentious struggle between the ride sharing service and taxis.

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