Sharing expertise and know-how

"With this partnership with Navya, Charlatte Manutention is building the future of the business in which it is the world leader, the electric luggage tractor. We are very excited about this development of cutting-edge solutions with a partner with such innovative products and services. This is perfectly in line with the Fayat Group's culture and innovation strategy, in order to create value with and for our customers and provide them with unique benefits."

"We are delighted to be partnering with Charlatte Manutention, one of the world leaders in electric and thermal industrial and airport vehicles, to build a dedicated autonomous tractor offering and capture the potential of this important market. This development is perfectly in line with our strategy to become a world leader in autonomous driving systems."

Jean Claude Fayat

Sophie Desormière

Chief Executive Officer

Group Fayat

Chief Executive Officer


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Autonom® Tract AT135

Autonomous, electric, safe and on demand, this unique self-driving tractor is the solution to facilitate the transport of goods on industrial sites and airports.







Charlatte Manutention, a Fayat Group company, is the world leader in electric luggage tractors. With 140 employees in France and the United States, Charlatte Manutention generated sales of 65 million euros in 2017-2018.

With a presence in 170 countries through its 196 companies, and thanks to the involvement of its 21,425 employees, the Fayat group, founded in France in 1957, supports its customers throughout the world with innovative and sustainable solutions for the construction market and in the seven major sectors around which it has been built: Public Works, Foundations, Building, Energy & Services, Metal and Mechanical Construction, Boilermaking and Road Material. In 2018, the Group generated sales of €4.4 billion.

World leader and specialist in road equipment, Fayat offers a complete and high-performance range of equipment in line with each stage of the road's life cycle.

Created in 2014, Navya is a leading name specialized in the supply of autonomous driving systems and associated services. With 280 employees in France (Paris and Lyon), in the United States (Saline, Michigan) and in Singapore, Navya aims to become the leading player in level 4 autonomous driving systems for passenger and goods transport. Since 2015, Navya autonomous mobility solutions have been first to market and first to on-road service. The Autonom® Shuttle, main development platform, is dedicated to passenger transport. Since its launch, more than 180 units have been sold in 23 countries, as of 31 December, 2020. The Autonom® Tract is designed for goods transport. The Valeo and Keolis groups are among Navya's historical shareholders.

Navya is listed on the Euronext regulated market in Paris (ISIN code: FR0013018041- Navya). 



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