New Mobilities

Draisy, the future light train designed by Lohr to reinvest in short lines

2022-11-24 – DNA (FR)

The Alsatian group Lohr is working in a consortium with the SNCF and three other partners on a "hybrid" light train capable of reducing the operating costs of passenger transport on small regional lines, which are little or not operated at all. Selected by the government in a call for expressions of interest, this project, called Draisy, could result in a first prototype by the end of 2024.

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Alsace-based Lohr turns to Navya to make its urban shuttle autonomous

2022-10-26 – Les Echos (FR)

Alsace-based Lohr turns to Navya to make its urban shuttle autonomous Alsace-based Lohr turns to Navya to make its city shuttle autonomous. The specialist in transport systems for goods and people, which already markets an electric city shuttle with a driver, has announced that it is joining forces with Navya to develop an autonomous version. This union replaces a previous partnership with Transdev.

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Innovation on the tracks

2022.04.17 - Franceinfo (FR)

On the 15,000 kilometres of non-electrified track where railcars, mostly diesel or hybrid, are used, clean and modular solutions are being devised for passengers and freight. [...]

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The Cristal electric shuttle starts its service

2021.07.09  - DNA (FR)

The first Cristal electric and modular vehicles from the Bas-Rhin industrialist Lohr are due to enter commercial service this summer in Ajaccio. By the end of the year, ten more deliveries are planned to Orange, Avignon and Saverne. The Cristal electric shuttle can carry up to 14 people. In coupled mode, the capacity rises to 56 people. After more than ten years of development, punctuated by local experiments, the Cristal electric and modular shuttle (14 to 56 seats, 100 to 120 km range) designed by Lohr is due to enter commercial service this summer in the centre of Ajaccio. The urban transport network of the Corsican prefecture will therefore take delivery of the first 16 mass-produced vehicles produced in Duppigheim by the European leader in car transporters.

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2021.02.25  - Waths News (ESP)

Mobileye, a subsidiary of Intel, has announced a partnership with Transdev ATS and Lohr Group to develop and deploy shared self-driving vehicle transport services. Through this partnership, Transdev and Lohr plan to integrate Mobileye's driverless system into Lohr's i-Cristal shuttle, with the aim of launching self-driving public transport in Europe and then internationally. ....

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Transdev, Mobileye and Lohr join forces to develop self-driving shuttles

2021.02.26  - Ville Rail & Transports (FR)

Mobileye, an Intel company, Transdev ATS (Autonomous Transport Systems), a Transdev group entity dedicated to self-driving transport solutions, and the Lohr industrial group today announced their partnership to develop self-driving shuttles. "As part of the collaboration, the companies are integrating Mobileye's self-driving system into the i-Cristal electric shuttle, produced by the Lohr Group," the three companies said in a statement...

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