Tag: Paris

Nov 30, 2021 - 04:01 pm

Test centre for eVTOL trials opens near Paris

Several French aviation and transport industry players have opened a test centre for sustainable urban air mobility at the Pontoise-Cormeilles airfield just outside the French capital Paris. Trials of eVTOLs from several manufacturers are now beginning there.

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Nov 30, 2021 - 11:15 am

Paris introduces a speed limit for electric scooters

Paris introduces a 10 km/h speed limit for e-trekkers after a series of accidents involving pedestrians. The speed limit will apply throughout the city, with the exception of a few major streets, and is due to be implemented in the first half of December.

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Oct 12, 2021 - 04:11 pm

Île-de-France Mobilités: bendy e-buses for Paris

Île-de-France Mobilités, the entity responsible for organising public transport in the Paris metropolitan area, is awarding a contract to a consortium of Van Hool, Kiepe Electric and Alstom to build a fleet of 24-metre-long, all-electric, double-articulated buses.

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Aug 5, 2021 - 01:36 pm

Paris region introduces EV subsidies

The French capital’s Métropole du Grand Paris provides grants of up to 6,000 euros to private individuals for the purchase of alternatively fuelled vehicles (BEV, FCEV, PHEV, hybrid and natural gas) when they are used to replace an old combustion engine.

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Jul 2, 2021 - 10:59 am

Speed kills – even with the smallest of vehicles

The city of Paris is threatening electric scooter operators with the revocation of their licenses. If problems with speeding and improperly parked scooters continue, “we will consider the complete abolition of the scooters,” said Deputy Mayor David Belliard.

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Jun 15, 2021 - 05:21 pm

Zity introduces 250 Dacia Spring to Paris fleet

The electric car-sharing service Zity is beginning to integrate a total of 250 Dacia Spring electric cars into its fleets. Zity is jointly operated by Renault and Ferrovial, operating in Madrid and Paris. In Paris, Zity will launch the first 150 examples of the Dacia this month, with another 100 to follow in September.

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May 28, 2021 - 01:23 pm

Total joins HysetCo’s fuel cell joint venture in Paris

Total is buying a 20 per cent stake in HysetCo, a joint venture focused on hydrogen mobility in the Paris region. The joint venture owns a fleet of around 700 taxis, the majority of which are still diesel vehicles, but will be gradually converted to hydrogen vehicles by 2024.

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May 21, 2021 - 11:30 am

Disinformation on Facebook running wild as always

Numerous posts on Facebook have been claiming that hundreds of discarded electric cars from Paris have been left abandoned on a meadow where they are poisoning the soil because they were faulty and could not be recycled because the cars still contain batteries (?!).

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Apr 12, 2021 - 02:40 pm

Flagships project to put fuel cell drives on cargo ships

Within the framework of the European innovation project Flagships, the world’s first commercial cargo ship with hydrogen propulsion is to go into operation on the Seine in Paris this year. This has significantly shifted the focus of the project initiated in 2018.

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Feb 1, 2021 - 05:57 pm

Lime adds shared electric mopeds to the fleet

Lime is adding electric mopeds to its micromobility platform and said it plans to launch as many as 600 LEVs on its platform in Washington D.C. this spring. The company is also working with authorities to pilot the mopeds in Paris.

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Jan 26, 2021 - 09:48 pm

HysetCo moves to run 600 hydrogen cabs in Paris

Paris will eventually see 600 fuel cell taxis. The long-running project HysetCo just acquired the cab operator Slota and plans to replace its 600-vehicle diesel fleet with the Toyota Mirai gradually. They also want to install two new hydrogen filling stations this year.

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Jan 9, 2021 - 01:41 pm

Paris public transport operator orders 109 electric buses by Bluebus

The French electric bus manufacturer Bluebus, part of the Bolloré Group, has announced two orders from the public transport operator RATP for a total of 109 electric buses for the Ile-de-France region, as the Paris conurbation is called. One special feature here is that the buses have solid-state batteries on board.

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Nov 19, 2020 - 06:52 pm

Total to manage charging network in Paris for 10 years

Total has won the concession tender of the City of Paris for the modernisation and expansion of the French capital’s public charging network. The concession is valid for ten years and covers the supply, installation and operation of the charging network.

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Aug 6, 2020 - 01:30 pm

Kick-scooters and curbing thrill-seekers’ enthusiasm

Electric kick-scooters are again causing an uproar. In Belgium, a man was filmed riding a scooter on a motorway. In England where electric kick-scooters are being trialled, teenagers have also been caught on the motorway while others are doing things like riding them inside shopping malls. 

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Jul 27, 2020 - 05:41 pm

Lime, Tier and Dott win Paris electric kick scooter tender

Lime, Tier and Dott were granted permission to operate in Paris, while all other operators will have to pack up and go: The three e-scooter suppliers were able to prevail in a tender. They will each receive a two-year contract, during which they will be allowed to use 5,000 electric scooters in the city.

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Mar 27, 2020 - 12:51 pm

Lime is facing tough times due to Covid-19 pandemic

Due to the coronavirus crisis, the electric kick scooter rental company Lime has largely ceased operations, and sales have therefore shrunk sharply. According to a media report, this could even call the future of the company into question.

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Mar 13, 2020 - 01:00 pm

Two-month break in Formula E’s ongoing season

Following the cancellation of individual races, Formula E and the FIA have now announced that the 2019/20 season will be completely suspended for at least two months due to the Covid 19 spread. Even after that a resumption is not guaranteed.

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Mar 2, 2020 - 06:03 pm

Byton M-Byte pre-orders to start in EU before year’s end

Before the end of this year, Chinese manufacturer Byton will be accepting advance orders from European customers for its first electric model M-Byte – for a reservation fee of 500 euros. Byton has also revealed some details on the planned distribution and charging service.

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Feb 27, 2020 - 09:49 pm

Citroën shows off a light electric car for 6,000 euros

Citroën has just presented an electric two-seater called the Ami that is based on the Ami One Concept from 2019. With this light city vehicle that requires no driving licence, the French company wants to make electric mobility available to everyone. Our electrive staff attended the premiere in Paris.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/12/16/tesla-crash-in-paris-leaves-cause-unclear/
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