Teqmo Inauguration DayThis Monday, June 17th, UTAC CERAM officially inaugurated TEQMO, the Technology Center for Automated and Connected Mobility. To accompany Laurent Benoit, President UTAC CERAM, this launch was made in the presence of François De Rugy, Minister of Transition Ecological and Solidarity, Bruno Lemaire, Minister of Economy and Finance, Valérie Pécresse, President of the region Île -de-France, Anne-Marie Idrac, High Representative for the National Strategy for the Development of Autonomous Vehicles, Luc Chatel, President of the PFA Automotive Platform. The organization has mobilized significant resources internally, and generates a lot of media and customer / prospect benefits. The press review will be regularly updated below.
Partners and institutions involved
The members of the Government, the representatives of the institutions and the partners have understood the importance of such a tool for France and for the automobile industry. In their respective speeches, they did not fail to mention TEQMO and UTAC CERAM as a major tool for the development of autonomous and connected vehicles, and thus create a French alternative to international competitors.
With @FdeRugy, inauguration at Linas-Montlhéry of the first testing and certification center dedicated to autonomous vehicles in France: the TEQMO center. We want to make France the European leader in the development of autonomous vehicles 🇫🇷 pic.twitter.com/ZZvZkd6Mcs
- Bruno Le Maire (@BrunoLeMaire) June 17, 2019
Strong team commitment for a successful inauguration
For several weeks, many services of UTAC CERAM are mobilized for the success of this launch. CSA of course, but also SIT, DCM and EEF who worked hand in hand since the validation of the date until the day of the inauguration.
On the spot, the guests took part in demonstrations and tests in real situation. The partners of TEQMO and UTAC CERAM also presented their innovations: Renault, PSA, Orange, Ericsson, Colas, Bouygues Telecom, Nokia, Valeo and Vedecom.
Take a dip in TEQMO: a discovery for the staff
Soon, and as indicated in the recent interview with Laurent Benoit, you will also be able to discover TEQMO, as part of a specific moment, which we will talk about again soon.
Currently, the work campaign is almost completed. If TEQMO is already operational for several weeks, there are still some steps like the construction of the tunnel underway over the motorway, and the deployment of urban decorations. Finally, remember that UTAC CERAM, which has received the support of the state and the Ile de France region for this project, endorses the charter of values of the Republic and secularism.