Drones, electric vehicles, autonomous robots and green transport methods are slowly replacing traditional delivery trucks to handle last-mile logistics

  • Michelin Challenge Bibendum becomes Movin’On

    Trucks, trailers, goods, and even drivers can now be tracked using geolocation

  • Le Pen and Macron have opposing positions on various points relating to business and transport

    A regional tax would risk further jeopardizing the principle of free movement of goods

  • The eleven French presidential candidates’ platforms under scrutiny

    The road hauliers' model should be revisited to take account of the new reality brought about by telematics

Contrôle d’un camion sur l'A10 en France, crédit : MaxPPP.

Do regional taxes have a future?

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The largest region in mainland France, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, is considering a tax on foreign trucks. Wouldn’t this measure, which has already been implemented in certain European countries, represent a step towards the breakup of a common space…?

Do regional taxes have a future?
John Kasich, gouverneur de l'Ohio, dans un véhicule autonome d'Otto, la filiale d'Uber, crédit : Sipa.

Telematics – enabler of development and desirability?

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Like the majority of private companies in the sector, some regions are gradually realising the benefit of using telematics in road transport. This is the case in Ohio, where its governor, John Kasich, wants to develop a “Knowledge Belt” to replace the former “Manufacturing Belt” that has now become obsolete.

Telematics – enabler of development and desirability?
Pneu tout-terrain Michelin X® FORCE™ ZL, crédit : Michelin.

Michelin X® FORCE™ ZL off-road tyre

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The conditions of use of military, public service and firefighting vehicles require equipment that combines safety and reliability. The Michelin X® FORCE™ ZL tyre meets these extreme conditions of use.

Michelin X® FORCE™ ZL off-road tyre
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