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Strasbourg: testing of Cristal, the electric vehicle, on Line 10

2018.11.27 - L'Alsace (FR)

Cristal, Lohr’s electric vehicle, will be test run on Line 10 of Strasbourg’s public transport network (CTS) from 3 to 21 December. It will supplement the existing service, running two cars coupled together, each carrying up to 16 passengers. Users will be able to travel onboard the vehicle with a standard ticket or travel pass.

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On track for a new rolling motorway

2018.11.06 - Le Monde (FR)

On Tuesday 6 November, Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne, accompanied by SNCF Chairman Guillaume Pepy and Thierry Le Guilloux, Chairman of Viia, a freight operator and subsidiary of France’s national railway company, unveiled a new rolling motorway. The fourth to be launched in France, it is one of the longest, covering 1,150 kilometres and connecting Calais in northern France with Turin in Italy.

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Public transport takes to the road with an autonomous shuttle

2018.09.20 - Golem.de (DE)

Handling city traffic, crossroads and roundabouts is the objective set by the manufacturer Lohr and its partner, the transport operator Transdev, for the new i-Cristal autonomous shuttle. This vehicle, showcased at the InnoTrans trade fair, will shortly be tested in Paris-Saclay.

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Is rail freight back on track? A French manufacturer takes up the challenge!

2018.06.19 - BTP Rail (FR)

While the Government prepares its umpteenth plan to revive rail freight, whose modal share has halved since 1990, the Lohr Group has spent several years developing a unique piggyback solution in France: the Lohr Railway System. Its added bonus? The specially designed horizontal loading of standard semi-trailers.

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2018.09.10 - Transdev / Lohr i-Cristal (FR)

On 10 September 2018, the Lohr industrial group and the operator Transdev presented i-Cristal, France’s new fully-accessible, autonomous electric vehicle at Lohr’s manufacturing site in Duppigheim.

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An automatic shuttle called i-Cristal

11.09.2018 - L’Est Républicain

On Monday 10 September 2018, the Lower Rhine manufacturer Lohr and the mobility operator Transdev presented the fruit of their joint project, the autonomous electric vehicle, “i-Cristal”. Two road tests were announced for the end of the year.

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