Grenoble Becomes a ‘Smart City’ in October; Launching 100% Electric Car-Sharing Program Connected to Public Transport
- Urban transport of the future will become a reality in October in the French city of Grenoble thanks to a partnership between the City of Grenoble, Grenoble-Alpes Métropole, EDF Group, Toyota and Citélib
- 70 Toyota "i-ROAD" and "COMS" ultra-compact electric vehicles will be available in a car-sharing scheme, promoting interconnectivity between public and private electrified personal transport
- Vehicles can be charged at around 30 charging stations managed by Sodetrel (EDF Group) and located close to public transport stops
- Called "Citélib by Ha:Mo," this innovative service is ready for pre-registration by Grenoble commuters on www.citelib.com and will be operational for a three-year real-life test
Grenoble, France, June 28, 2014 – You hear a lot about future mobility, smart cities, and other innovations designed to make cities and urban transport more pleasant and manageable in years to come. Concrete examples, however, are still few and far between. When the back-to-school season begins after this summer, this dream will become a reality in Grenoble and the outlying area, making the French Alps city a pioneer in future mobility.
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