Kapsch extends seamless tolling to France

France has been added into Kapsch’s streamlined toll payment system. This means that with the purchase of a single toll box, holidaymakers can now seamlessly use the road network in France, Italy, Spain and Portugal using the tolltickets product. Quentin Couret, Managing Director of tolltickets, comments: “France represents a significant milestone in our ongoing commitment […]

Autonomous shuttle service coming to French town

A fleet of six-metre driverless electric mini buses will become part of the Châteauroux Métropole public transportation network in Central France in 2026. The first deployment of a Level 4 autonomous mobility service at scale, this project, known as Mach2, will be operational from 2026 in the city center of Châteauroux, 150 miles south of […]

Paris votes to ban e-scooters

The people of Paris have voted 9-1 in a referendum to ban e-scooters, making it the first European capital to outlaw the travel mode. Lime, Dott and Tier have been offering rental rides but the vote means their contracts will not be renewed. France 24 reports Mayor Anne Hidalgo’s administration welcomedoperators with open arms in […]

Two Level 4 Autonomous pods go on the roads in France

The driverless vehicle supplier EasyMile and multinational public transport public transport operator Keolis have taken a further step in completely automated mobility by remotely supervising two fully driverless shuttles, without any human supervisor on board, at France’s National Sports Shooting Centre, in the centre of the country. They say this new phase aims to validate […]

Easymile becomes first European operator to be “Level 4”

The autonomous driving, technology company EasyMile has become the first driverless solutions provider in Europe authorised to operate at Level 4, without any human attendant onboard, in mixed traffic on a public road. France’s Ministry of Transport and Ministry of Ecological Transition made the authorisation, on advice of the Minister of the Interior and local […]

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