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01. December 2011

French Ministry of Industries to become patron of CarTec Paris

Eric Besson, French minister of industry, energy and digital economics


Eric Besson, French minister of industry, energy and digital economics will become the patron of eCarTec Paris 2012. The 3rd international specialist trade fair for electric mobility will take place at the trade fair center Porte de Versailles in Paris from April 3 - 5, 2012. The trade fair focuses on electric vehicles, storage technologies, energy and infrastructure, drive and engine technology, engineering, supply and finance. A number of informative presentations on current developments and fields of application of electric mobility will be held alongside the 3rd international eCarTec Conference in Paris.

"Electric mobility is on the rise. France and Germany are the leading countries in the race for the best position on the market. With our trade fair we would like to prove that future mobility is not limited and offers a flexibility comparable to today's technology", says Robert Metzger, Managing Director at MunichExpo GmbH and organizer of eCarTec in Paris and Munich. Eric Besson, minister for industry, energy and digital economics will now become the patron of eCarTec Paris. "We are very happy about this prominent support. This will ensure that the topic receives the attention in Paris it really deserves".

"With electric vehicles and hybrid vehicles, a new generation of cars is hitting the markets. And even now it has become clear that the government has achieved its industrial, technological and economic goals" explains Eric Besson, minister of industry, energy and digital economics. "The French car manufacturers will benefit from this revolution. Future investments and the car allowance rebate system will also contribute to this successful approach. eCarTec Paris is a must for everyone interested in the topic of electric mobility. I am delighted to become the patron of this top event".


About eCarTec Paris

eCarTec Paris, international trade fair for electric mobility, will take place at the trade fair center Porte de Versailles in Paris from April 3 – 5, 2012. The trade fair focuses on electric vehicle, storage technologies, energy & infrastructure, drive and engine technology, engineering, supply and finance. An additional test track where end consumers can test the latest electric vehicles and familiarize themselves with this technology is also available. This trade fair focuses on developers, construction engineers, designers, managers, traders, car fleet managers, private car buyers and decision makers from politics and public authorities. A specialist conference on electric mobility will round off the event. For further information, please visit  www.ecartec-paris.eu


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