The Paris Region’s automotive industry on the way to the vehicle of the future
In the Paris Region, the automotive sector represents one French automotive industry job out of five and 17% of total industrial employment in the Paris area. Since 2008, this sector has undergone several major changes: a decrease in its workforce; a continued geographical repositioning; and, above all, the emergence of the vehicle of the future around which industry players are organising themselves. To this end, they are creating new organisations and developing technology-based alliances within the region.
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The idea of automated driving is not new, it dates back to the 1930s. Autonomous vehicles are held to be the next shift in the automotive and mobility fields. These vehicles are likely to have a broad spectrum of impacts on our society. Yet, public authorities haven’t really ...
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Paris Ile-de-France, the French capital city region known internationally as the "Paris Region", remains relatively unknown. On the basis of the latest available statistics, this report provides an overview of the Paris Region economy and describes its major transformations ...
620,000 jobs in the Paris Region depend on foreign firms
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With one salaried job out of six in the market sector, the Paris Region is the top French location for foreign business groups. Most of these are concentrated in the Hauts-de-Seine “département” (inner suburbs of Paris) and in the city of Paris itself. The main foreign ...