NAVYA, a French leader in autonomous driving systems, and Charlatte Manutention, one of the world's leading manufacturers of electric and thermal industrial and airport vehicles, created Charlatte Autonom in October 2018 to develop autonomous tractor solutions for industrial sites and airports.
This subsidiary combines the proven quality and performance of Charlatte Manutention's T135 electric luggage tractor, the best-selling machine on the market with more than 20,000 vehicles in operation worldwide and a world market leadership position, with NAVYA's unique know-how in autonomous vehicles.
Partnership between two market leaders
"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."
Jean Claude Fayat
Chief Executive Officer
"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."
Chief Executive Officer
Sharing expertise and know-how
AUTONOM TRACT AT135
Autonomous, electric, safe and on demand, this unique autonomous 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.
NAVYA is a French leader in autonomous driving systems. With more than 270 employees in France (Paris and Lyon) and the United States (Michigan), NAVYA designs, manufactures and commercializes autonomous, driverless, and electric vehicles that combine robotic, digital and driving technologies at the highest level. Since 2015, NAVYA has been the first to market and put into service autonomous driving systems. NAVYA has a range of two autonomous vehicles: the AUTONOM® SHUTTLE shuttle, main development axis, launched in September 2015, of which more than 115 units had been sold as of 31 December 2018, notably in the United States, France, Germany, Switzerland, Japan and Australia, and the AUTONOM® CAB, unveiled in November 2017 and whose first road tests will start shortly. Created in 2014 with the support of Robolution Capital, an investment fund managed by 360 Capital Partners, his reference shareholder, NAVYA's shareholders also include the Gravitation fund and Paris Region Venture Fund (Région Île-de-France) managed by Cap Decisif Management as well as Valeo and Keolis groups.
NAVYA is listed on the Euronext regulated market in Paris (ISIN code: FR0013018041 - NAVYA).