Stellantis goes electric in the United States

The automotive group will open with LG a “giga-factory” of batteries in North America in 2024. Stellantis passes the fifth in the electric. The group resulting from the merger between PSA (Peugeot, Citroën…) and FCA (Fiat, Chrysler…) will open a battery factory in North America in partnership with the South Korean industrialist LG. This “gigafactory” […]

New York’s famous Plaza Hotel seeks buyer

In financial difficulty, Subrata Roy – the main shareholder of the legendary New York hotel – is forced to sell his “jewel”. The sale could earn him 475 million euros. With its castle airs, the Plaza Hotel is one of New York’s legendary buildings. Located in the Manhattan neighborhood, facing Central Park, it contrasts with […]

Toyota and General Motors regain pre-crisis health despite lack of chips

The two manufacturers are benefiting from the good recovery in sales in North America and Asia. General Motors and Toyota can thank you for the good sales recovery in North America and Asia. The two car heavyweights have almost returned to their 2019 level of activity. The Japanese giant, the world’s number one auto maker, […]

Aon and Willis Towers Watson drop merger

The US Department of Justice opposed the takeover of number three in the insurance sector by number two. Gras Savoye, French subsidiary of Willis Towers Watson, is concerned. British brokers Aon and Willis Towers Watson have just given up on their giant marriage, a transaction worth around $ 30 billion. Aon, number two in the […]

EDF wins a major contract in the United States

Allied to the Shell oil company, the electrician will build a 1.5 gigawatt field off the coast of New Jersey. In the frantic race for renewable energies, EDF has just scored a point. Allied to the Anglo-Dutch oil company Shell, the French electrician has won a call for tenders for the construction and operation of […]

Théa laboratory pushes its pawns in the United States

This specialist in ophthalmology relies on innovation to distinguish itself from heavyweights. Théa sets out to conquer the United States. The French laboratory, specializing in ophthalmology, plans to sell its first drugs in the country from next year. It will do so first via the Swiss company Similasan, in which it has taken a stake […]

all Southwest flights suspended due to an IT issue

It was a computer problem with the reservation system that caused this “brief pause in flight activities”. The US aviation regulator, the FAA, said on Twitter Tuesday that it had, at the request of Southwest Airlines, temporarily suspended all of the company’s flights to the United States due to a computer problem with the reservation […]

is the air insufficiently filtered in TGVs, favoring the spread of the virus?

THE CHEKING PROCESS – A report from the Labor Inspectorate deplores a CO2 concentration in TGV above the recommended limit. SNCF denies it. THE QUESTION. The deconfinement and the return of good weather helping, they will experience peaks in attendance. 5 million TGV tickets, sold for 39 euros maximum, were put on sale before May […]

Tesla recalls 6,000 cars in US over brake issue

The American electric car maker has announced that an irregularity has been detected on the Model 3 and Y. New reminder for Telsa. The American electric car maker, owned by eccentric Elon Musk, announced Wednesday, June 2, recalling nearly 6,000 cars in the United States after detecting a problem with the brakes. The group announces […]

workplace accidents at Amazon singled out ahead of its annual promotions

“Workers at Amazon sites are injured more often, and more seriously than in the warehouses of other companies,” a coalition of unions said in a report released Tuesday Amazon is again accused by American unions of not sufficiently protecting its employees from work-related accidents in its warehouses in the run-up to its gigantic annual sales […]