NAVYA and Charlatte Manutention announced creation of subsidiary to develop autonomous tractor solutions


10 October 2018

NAVYA and Charlatte Manutention have announced the creation of a subsidiary to develop autonomous tractor solutions, particularly for transporting baggage in airports. The subsidiary will combine the claimed quality and performance of Charlatte Manutention’s T135 baggage tractor and NAVYA’s expertise in autonomous vehicles, to develop an autonomous and efficient solution for transporting baggage and freight from the airport building to the aircraft ramp. The subsidiary, in which NAVYA owns a 51% stake, will manage the development, construction and maintenance of the vehicles. Jean Claude Fayat, President of the Fayat group, commented: “Through this partnership with NAVYA, Charlatte Manutention is building the future of the electric baggage tractors segment, in which it is the world leader. We are excited by the prospect of developing solutions at the leading edge of technology with a partner whose products and services are so innovative. The partnership fits perfectly with the Fayat group’s culture and strategy of innovation, with the aim of creating value with and for our customers and providing them with unique benefits.”

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