Bollore Receives $98 Million to Expand Car Sharing Program in France

According to AutoBlogGreen.com, France-based Bollore received a $98 million loan from the European Investment Bank in order to expand its electric vehicle car sharing service Autolib throughout the French capital.

Autolib launched with 250 electric “Bluecars” last October in Paris. The company hopes to have 5,000 EVs stationed at more than 1,000 Paris locations by 2013.

View the full article from AutoBlogGreen.com by clicking the URL:
http://green.autoblog.com/2012/10/18/eib-loans-bollore-75-million-euros-to-expand-autolib-electric-ca/

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