Alsace: The industrialist Lohr is electrifying city transport with its mass-produced modular shuttle

2021.09.28 - 20 Minutes (FR)

The Alsatian group Lohr is starting to deliver its first mass-produced electric shuttles from Corsica to Saverne, before, perhaps one day, Strasbourg. The first mass-produced Cristal urban shuttles, 100% electric and modular, designed by the Alsatian group Lohr industrie, are to be delivered to Corsica. Cristal has the particularity of being able to respond quickly and differently to the management of passenger flows. In Strasbourg, a call for tenders will be launched to replace the buses on line 15. If the Lohr group is chosen, 10 to 15 Cristals could be put into service on Strasbourg's streets from September 2022. [...]

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How can vertical and horizontal handling technologies complement each other?

2021.09.24– Deutsche Verkehrs-Zeitung (DE)

The increasingly frequent extreme weather conditions remind us that it is high time to promote combined transport as the backbone of the sustainable development of our European land transport. The efficient linking of road and rail transport, supported by the intelligent use of vertical and horizontal transhipment technologies, will form the basis for competitive and sustainable transport solutions and supply chains in the future. [...]

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Mobileye signs deal to provide self-driving shuttles in Europe by 2023

2021.02.25  - The Jerusalem Post (GB)

Three companies will initially test vehicles on roadways in France and Israel, aiming to ready technology designs for production by 2022; Jerusalem-based Mobileye said Thursday it signed an agreement to develop and deploy self-driving shuttles in Europe, with the objective of making self-driving public transportation a daily reality.

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Mobileye, Transdev ATS & Lohr Group to Develop and Deploy Autonomous Shuttles

2021.02.25 - Press Release (GB)

On-Road Testing to Start Next Year with Commercial Services Expected in 2023
JERUSALEM, Israel, and PARIS and STRASBOURG, France, Feb. 25, 2021 - Mobileye, an Intel Company, Transdev Autonomous Transport System (ATS), part of Transdev Group dedicated to autonomous mobility solutions; and Lohr Group, a mobility solutions manufacturer, today announced a strategic collaboration to develop and deploy autonomous shuttles.

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E-Lico: the electric shuttle in its test phase in SAVERNE, Alsace [VIDEO]

2021.02.04 - DNA (FR)

The Saverne inhabitants have at last had a chance to see it in action. The E-Lico electric shuttle, which will be brought into service in June 2021 in the Rohan district, is in its test phase during the week from 1 to 6 February. The goal is to ensure that the route and stops for this new free public transport service are adapted.

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LOHR: It pays to buy local

2021.01.11 - Point éco Alsace (FR)

The LOHR Group, the European leader in car transporters and pioneer of rolling motorways, is also making a name for itself in the promising sector of new mobilities. Cristal, its new model of modular electric urban shuttle, is looking to conquer local authorities convinced by these local transport services to strengthen their public transport networks. After several experimentation phases, Cristal will be deployed in four towns during the first half of 2021, Avignon, Orange, Ajaccio and Saverne. The company is also staying local for the development and manufacture of Cristal.

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The Cristal shuttle is on track

2020.10.23 - DNA (FR)

After years of research and development, prototypes and experiments, Cristal, the modular electric shuttle by Lohr, has won its first calls for tender and is generating interest from local authorities, particularly in Alsace.

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