La Rochelle CityMobil2 demonstration rewarded
La Rochelle Urban Community received the Smart Mobility City Award at the China International New Energy Vehicle Show in Hong-Kong on 26th November 2015. This award rewards La Rochelle's CityMobil2 demonstration which tool place last winter in the French city.
Ms Brigitte Desveaux, Vice-President ofLa Rochelle Urban Community, in chargeof mobility and transports received on26th November the Smart mobility cityaward. This prize was awarded by the Prospective et Innovation Foundation during the International symposium China international new energy vehicle show - which took place in Hong-Kong between 24th and 26th November 2015. Both the electric driverless technology implemented by Robosoft during the CityMobil2 demonstration in La Rochelle and other innovative mobility solutions developed in La Rochelle over the years created much interest among Chinese cities and stakeholders.For the record, the CityMobil2demonstration took place betweenDecember 2014 and April 2015 inLa Rochelle city centre. Six electricautomated Robosoft vehicles operatedin an open urban environment. Thedemonstration provided a perfectopportunity to test the interactionswith several types of road users: cardrivers at crossings, but also morevulnerable ones such as pedestriansand cyclists.The results were rather positive: noaccident and nearly 15 000 passengerstrips were recorded.
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