Michelin Unveils Lineup of Urban Mobility Technologies for Movin'On 2017

Michelin's Movin'On 2017 will include groundbreaking vehicles, technologies and concepts including the Proterra Catalyst E2 Series, said to be the fastest charging electric bus.


Michelin, a global leader in sustainability and innovation, announces its lineup of groundbreaking vehicles, technologies, new concepts and industry partners to appear at Movin'On 2017, the world's largest collaborative symposium focused on solving the planet's most pressing urban mobility challenges.

Mobility demonstrations at Movin'On 2017, which rolls into Montreal June 13‒15, will feature an unprecedented collection of vehicles and innovations designed to transform transportation in urban areas and accelerate the global shift toward a circular economy.

Buses at Movin'On 2017 include:

  • Easymile EZ10 Electric Shuttle, an autonomous people mover that can carry up to 12 passengers at speeds of 25 km/h
  • Proterra Catalyst E2 Series, the industry's fastest charging electric bus

Cars at Movin'On 2017 include:

  • BMW i3, the world's first all-electric vehicle made primarily of carbon fiber will appear along with the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid which combines the efficiency of an all-electric motor and the power of a TwinPower Turbo engine
  • GreenGT H2, the world's first electric-hydrogen racecar, which produces its own electric power and releases only water vapor into the atmosphere
  • Hyundai Ioniq, the company's newest eco vehicle, on display in both all-electric and hybrid power train variations
  • DevBot, (the Robocar development vehicle) the world's first fully driverless racecar from Roborace
  • Symbio Fuel Cell Kangoo ZE H2, Renault's light commercial electric vehicle
  • Tesla Model S and Model X autonomous electric vehicles, with level three autonomous software and level four hardware

Fleets at Movin'On 2017 include:

  • UPS eTrike, a motorized electric three-wheeled vehicle designed for efficient and sustainable urban delivery

Two-Wheel Technologies at Movin'On 2017 include:

  • BMW Cruise e-Bike, an electric bike designed for commuters and built with a BOSCH Performance Line electric motor
  • MICHELIN E-Drive system, a lightweight battery and motor system that converts a classic bike into an E-bike, and an E-bike back into a classic bike with one pedal turn in less than 3 seconds

Adding to the vehicle technology showcase, Movin'On 2017 will feature an innovative forum for dozens of emerging players in sustainable urban mobility within the conference's "Village Start-Up" area. Companies presenting concepts for the future of mobility in Village Start-Up include Boostmi, Ecotuned, Effenco, LTS Marine, Nordresa, Ridemetry, OuiHop, Cargochief and Emotibot.

Instead of a traditional exhibit area, Movin'On 2017 will feature an Innovation Center for visionary partners in sustainable mobility including Engie, Evonik, Michelin, PSA/Communauto, Rockwell, Fanuc, Openlab, Addup, Veolia, Salesforce.

Movin'On, presented by Michelin in association with C2, continues the 20-year tradition established by Michelin Challenge Bibendum as the world's premiere and longest-running forum for sustainable mobility. Announced in December 2016, Movin'On 2017 in Montreal invites more than 3,000 participants from 35 countries to engage in a range of dynamic forums, including an exhilarating 360-degree technological platform for plenary sessions and other experiential presentations. Movin'On will also host collaborative workshops, master classes and labs that feature cutting-edge innovation and disruptive technology. Movin'On is also open to the general public to attend.