The Bolloré Group (majority owner of Havas) produces and sells electricity storage solutions for both mobile and stationary use, ranging from the production of electric vehicles and the creation of car-sharing systems to complete solutions to produce, store and distribute decentralized, clean and free electricity, via solar energy, particularly in Africa.
In addition, the Group subsidiaries IER and Polyconseil play an important role in the success of electricity storage applications.
Bolloré Group has joined forces with the famous Turin coach-builder, Pininfarina, to produce the Bluecar®. Running on an LMP® (Lithium Metal Polymer) battery, this four-seater electric city car has a range of 250 km and offers maximum safety.
Launched on December 5, 2011, Autolib’ operated by the Bolloré Group as part of a public service delegation contract, enjoyed extremely fast growth. This service, which is unique in terms of size on ease of use, allows users to rent an electric car from one of the stations located in Paris and 90 surrounding municipalities.
Following this success, Bluecarsharing launched similar car-sharing services. Bluely in Lyon-Villeurbanne on October 10, 2013, Bluecub in Bordeaux, at the end of November 2013 and Blueindy in Indianapolis (USA), on September 2015. In London, the Bolloré Group manages a network of 1,400 charging terminals.