· Merkel a 'no' for Trump's in-person G7 summit, says report →
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who hosted the 2018 summit, has said any in-person gathering would have to prioritize safety, while a French presidential official said that Emmanuel Macron was “willing to go to Camp David if the health conditions allow.”
The Japan Times
· Merkel a ‘no’ for Trump’s in-person G7 summit, report says →
Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who hosted the 2018 summit, has said any in-person gathering would have to prioritize safety, while a French presidential official said that Emmanuel Macron was “willing to go to Camp David if the health conditions allow.”
· Tesla Ready For Import/Export, Taking The BEV Beyond Transport →
An example of this is a recent announcement by President Macron of a French plan to spend Euro 8.8 billion to make France Europe's top BEV producer with more than 1 million BEVs annually over the next 5 years.
· Coronavirus: What sporting events are affected by the pandemic? →
The Tour could not start as scheduled in the Riviera city of Nice because French President Emmanuel Macron cancelled all public events with large crowds through mid-July in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The New York Times
· Renault to Slash Jobs by 8 Percent →
French President Emmanuel Macron said nothing about the Renault plan Friday.
· French health workers angry as reforms threaten famous 35-hour working week →
As President Emmanuel Macron’s re-election battle looms in 2022, it seems his government wants to do what Boris Johnson’s Conservatives did ahead of the UK’s 2019 general elections – when they deployed vast new spending plans to neutralise public concern that National Health Service spending had not increased enough for years.
· Week in Review: Brazil becomes a Covid-19 epicentre and Hollywood mulls its red carpet options →
Macron government negotiates hospital revamp in wake of Covid-19
· Renault to cut 14,600 jobs as part of €2bn cost-saving plan →
The French president, Emmanuel Macron, this week said that electric car production should be the priority for the country’s car industry as he announced €8bn in aid for the sector, not including the Renault loan.
The Japan Times
· Europe reaches a tipping point over China’s Hong Kong gamble →
A post-pandemic rescue plan presented by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron last week aims to fortify Europe internally, but also contains measures to equip it to better face outside threats.
· Renault to cut 15,000 jobs in US$2.2b cost cutting plan →
France had on Tuesday announced an 8 billion-euro plan to support the auto industry that President Emmanuel Macron said he hoped would help make the country the European leader in the manufacture of electric cars.