Vulog begins own car-sharing testbed in Lyon
Software provider Vulog is launching an electrified free-floating car-sharing service in the Lyon metropolitan area that will serve as a testing ground for new technological features. The service, called Leo&Go will use 100 of the fully-electric 100 Peugeot e-208s and 200 Toyota Yaris Hybrids.
Taskforce 40 CRM4EV goes live
The project Taskforce 40, Critical Raw Materials for Electric Vehicles (CRM4EV) of the International Energy Agency HEV technology collaboration has now finally gone live with a web presence and first results.
Electric Vehicle Symposium 32 gears up in Lyon
This year’s EVS is taking place in Europe, to be exact in Lyon, France from the 19th to the 22nd of May, 2019. It marks the event’s 50th anniversary, which boldly claims the title of “Number one pan-European e-mobility event this year”, and, at the very least, the most long-standing electric mobility forum on the […]
Paris to ban older diesels in summer 2019
The Metropole du Grand Paris council has decided to ban older diesel vehicles registered before the end of 2000 from the area within the A86 ring road. The area is home to some 5.6 million inhabitants and includes Paris and 79 municipalities.
Sodetrel of EDF to expand charging network in Lyon
The network operating unit of Électricité de France (EDF), Sodetrel, will install more than 600 charging points for electric vehicles in France by 2020. The plan details their installation to cover 59 municipalities in the Lyon area with some to enable DC charging.
Bolloré to scrap half their Autolib fleet
After the city of Paris decided not to continue the car-sharing program Autolib by Bolloré a month ago, the service was officially shut down on July 31. The 4,000 electrified vehicles will now disappear from Paris’s streets.
Backtrack or setback?
The French city of Lyon will replace all of its 26 electric buses with diesel ones. Why, you ask? Because the former only seat 26 and the latter 51. And because there are of course neither manufacturers nor suppliers who could provide more seats and an electric drivetrain… Or maybe Lyon should just subscribe to electrive.com.
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