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Free2Move Paris extends its car sharing service to suburb

Starting this month, Free2Move Paris will be making its free-floating cars available to users in the inner Paris, France, suburb of Issy-les-Moulineaux.

After opening in the Bois de Boulogne and Bois de Vincennes park areas, the fleet’s expansion to Issy-les-Moulineaux is part of an assertive strategy to boost service coverage.

Free2Move is a free-floating car-sharing service where users can park for free in authorised parking spaces and designated electric vehicle spaces (ex- Autolib). There are 1,700 such spaces in Paris, and 125 in Issy-les-Moulineaux.

The fleet of more than 500 Peugeot i0n and Citroën C-Zero electric vehicles is available 24/7. The cars are regularly cleaned and charged by dedicated teams.

Downloadable from the Apple Store or Google Play Store,t he Free2Move Paris app can be used to manage the entire experience from a smartphone, from locating, booking and unlocking a nearby available vehicle to finding electric vehicle parking spaces and ending the rental.

André Santini, Mayor of Issy-les-Moulineaux, commented: “The mobility challenge is at the top of everyone’s mind these days. As a smart, innovative city at the heart of Greater Paris, Issy‑les-Moulineaux is proud to be the first inner Paris suburb to offer Free2Move Paris to its residents.

“A genuine laboratory for trying out new ideas, our city is pioneering fresh modes of transport and ways of using vehicles so that we can shape the city of the future, particularly through the So Mobility consortium, whose aim is to collectively develop concrete, sustainable solutions for getting around the city.”