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On the path to innovation: deciphering the electric highways

On the path to innovation: deciphering the electric highways

News of the 01/03/2024

Roads play a crucial role in transporting people and goods, but they are also a significant source of carbon emissions. Faced with this challenge, highway companies are looking for solutions to optimize the use of roads while minimizing their environmental impact. Vinci Autoroutes stands out for its ambitious project on the A10 motorway: experimenting with dynamic charging for electric heavy goods vehicles.

When a van comes onto a ski slope

When a van comes onto a ski slope

News of the 23/02/2024

A reckless driver on the ski slopes! This is what Italian trackers discovered when they intercepted a Polish Renault Master driven by a young 24-year-old Belarusian.

On-board video, a tool increasingly used by carriers

On-board video, a tool increasingly used by carriers

News of the 16/02/2024

The RoadView Lite on-board camera from AddSecure is experiencing growing success with French transporters, it will be fitted to 3,015 trucks in 2023.

Patrice Vergriete, former Minister of Housing, becomes the new Minister of Transport

Patrice Vergriete, former Minister of Housing, becomes the new Minister of Transport

News of the 09/02/2024

After a month of waiting, the ministerial reshuffle was completed yesterday evening. Among the new ministers, we find Patrice Vergriete, in charge of Transport. He thus leaves the Accommodation, where he had only stayed six months. This close friend of Emmanuel Macron is also mayor of Dunkirk, president of the Dunkirk urban community and the Côte d'Opale metropolitan center.

The Mauffrey Academy female immersion program is making a comeback for a 2nd promotion

The Mauffrey Academy female immersion program is making a comeback for a 2nd promotion

News of the 05/02/2024

Don't miss the opportunity to participate in the 100% female immersion program at Mauffrey Academy, the training campus located in the Vosges.

Tolls: the Vinci network increases its prices by 2.7% from February

Tolls: the Vinci network increases its prices by 2.7% from February

News of the 26/01/2024

From February 1, tolls for the Vinci Autoroutes network (Cofiroute, ASF and Escota) will see an average increase of 2.7%

The challenge for BMC Trucks: establishing itself in France against the competition

The challenge for BMC Trucks: establishing itself in France against the competition

News of the 19/01/2024

BMC Trucks, the Turkish manufacturer of trucks for industry and the army, arrived in France during the Solutrans exhibition in November 2023.

Urban mini-turrets soon capable of penalizing more offenses

Urban mini-turrets soon capable of penalizing more offenses

News of the 12/01/2024

Currently, turret radars are only approved for controlling speed and red lights. However, things are about to change.

The toll adapts to the level of pollution of heavy goods vehicles after 2030

The toll adapts to the level of pollution of heavy goods vehicles after 2030

News of the 05/01/2024

A recent decree provides that trucks and coaches will have to pay higher or lower tolls depending on their level of pollution.

Massive fraud: four years in prison for the creator of Nikola

Massive fraud: four years in prison for the creator of Nikola

News of the 22/12/2023

Trevor Milton, founder and former CEO of Nikola, an electric and hydrogen truck startup, was sentenced to four years in prison for fraud. He was found guilty of three of the four charges against him, including making misleading statements about the state of his company in order to inflate the value of his shares.

End of work and early reopening of the Mont-Blanc tunnel, closed for more than two months

End of work and early reopening of the Mont-Blanc tunnel, closed for more than two months

News of the 15/12/2023

After nine weeks of closure, the Mont-Blanc tunnel completed its autumn work ahead of schedule, 78 hours in advance. The six main projects covered the 11.6 km linking France to Italy.

Road transport: towards a global driver deficit doubled in 2028

Road transport: towards a global driver deficit doubled in 2028

News of the 08/12/2023

The Iru (International Road Transport Union) warns of the shortage of truck drivers, which could double in five years. The profession is aging, with few young people and women. The Iru studied 36 countries in America, Asia and Europe, and found a deficit of 7% of drivers.

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