Paris has provided Ubeeqo the administration of 850 on-street parking areas with the intention of making a brand new Mobilib service.
These new areas will allow Ubeeqo to develop its fleet of self-service automobiles, enhancing mobility for Parisians.
They’ll function automobiles of all classes, with a big proportion of electrical and hybrid automobiles.
In consequence, Ubeeqo will probably be offering a complete of practically 1,100 automobiles by the tip of 2019, thereby consolidating its management place within the French capital.
Energetic in Paris since 2015, Ubeeqo has achieved ever-growing success because the introduction of its service.
To satisfy the regular development in consumer numbers (up by 20 per cent each month in 2018), Ubeeqo’s fleet doubled between 2017 and 2018, reaching 500 automobiles on the finish of final 12 months.
Having gained this name for tenders, Ubeeqo will now be capable to develop its Paris fleet significantly, whereas making its automobiles extra accessible.
“The selection of the Metropolis of Paris is a superb supply of satisfaction for Ubeeqo and Europcar Mobility Group.
“Ubeeqo’s success lately clearly demonstrates that our resolution meets metropolis dwellers’ new mobility expectations: sensible, accessible, and an ever extra enticing different to particular person automobile possession” stated Emmanuel Nedelec, head of worldwide growth, Ubeeqo.
An historic participant on the car rental market, Europcar Mobility Group diversified its exercise lately, placing forth mobility options starting from car-sharing options to chauffeur companies, whereas persevering with to develop and digitalize its conventional rental companies.
Caroline Parot, Europcar Mobility Group chief government, added: “Automotive-sharing is a pure extension of auto rental.
“Below the Europcar model, we’ve got been serving to our purchasers get round by means of shared use of automobiles for practically 70 years.
“We offer this service every day and on a big scale, due to our fleet administration experience.”