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Bollore Bluecar: Sharing s Most Popular Electric Car

BlueCar electric car used for car-sharing service in Paris, 2012

The most popular car in Paris is not what you think.

It s not the Leaf, or the Mitsubishi i-MiEV (or its C-Zero or Peugeot i-On

It s a silver three-door hatchback four seats and a basic that Parisians drive for a few minutes to a few hours, from one Autolib car-sharing kiosk to

It s called the Bollore Bluecar, and as of week, there are 1,750 of parked at 670 kiosks along streets and in some suburbs as

The ultimate goal to make Bluecars available at 1,050 for Parisians to use on short-term, zero-emission

The Autolib car-sharing system, after Paris s wildly Velolib bicycle-sharing program, live with 250 cars December.

More than people have already the system, and Autolib enrolls 1,200 every week.

The have been rented than 500,000 times in 10 covering more than 3 miles (5 million km) in total.

Today, they are rented to 5,000 times a week, highest usage on the weekends. You can t 15 minutes in central Paris seeing one pass by on the street.

all 3,000 cars are on the streets, are expected to travel 40 million miles (60 million km) a year, reducing emissions by the equivalent of cars in Paris.

While were predominantly men at first, and more women are taking to the system. Most users are 25 to 39 old, and 70 percent of them do not own a

Most interesting, because the don t have to be returned to the original fully 90 percent of the trips are The car is dropped at a different Autolib just as it is for Velolib bikes.

The car was styled by Pininfarina and is assembled in Italy, for the Bolloré Group, a French conglomerate that s the 500 largest companies in the world.

The Bluecar s 660-pound (300-kg), lithium-ion battery, under the setas, powers an electric that drives the front

Bolloré quotes a range of 155 (250 km) in urban use, or 93 mi km) on the highway.

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The lithium-metal-polymer cells are in two factories, one in France s Brittany and the in Montréal, Canada.

Bolloré electric car used for Autolib service in Paris, September

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Amenities are There s one airbag, for the driver, and a to alert pedestrians when the car silently.

The instrument cluster is centrally in a pod that sits on the flat surface.

Most controls are via the central touchscreen, including control, the audio system, GPS hands-free mobile telephone and selection from three modes (Eco, Sport, or Icy

While the distinctive silver aluminum Autolib versions are by far the numerous, Bolloré is also the Bluecar for three- to 12-month to fleet companies and private

That version, true to its is painted dark blue.


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