10, 50 and 100 years ago in France – November 2019

What happened in November 10, 50, and 100 years ago? Electric cars, kick-off for women, brass-necked gold haul 

NOVEMBER 2009: Slow to switch on

The government announced ambitious plans for two million people to be driving electric cars in France by 2020.

However, by 2018 there were only 32,203 all-electric cars registered. 

Including all-electric vans and plug-in hybrids, the total of electric vehicles registered in France in 2018 still only reached 53,745.

The Ministry of Health announced ...

To read the remaining 85% of this article, you need to either

Subscribe now to The Connexion and benefit from access to our archived articles since 2006

Print + Digital 3 month subscription

Pay every three months. Our most flexible subscription.

Automatic renewal, cancel anytime

Print + Digital 1 year subscription

1 year of great reading in print and online

Automatic renewal, cancel anytime

Digital 1 year subscription (Our best value offer)

1 year of great reading online *no paper*

Automatic renewal, cancel anytime

Digital 3 month subscription

3 months of great reading online *no paper*

Automatic renewal, cancel anytime

More articles from French Facts
More articles from Connexion France
Other articles that may interest you