With the African Games due to start in Brazzaville, representatives of the company Bluecongo met the media to officially unveil the 100% electric vehicles that will enable the sports and official delegations to travel between venues for the whole duration of the games.
Set up jointly by Bolloré Group and the State of Qatar, Bluecongo will make 50 cars (Bluecar and Bluesummer) and 14 all-electric buses (Bluebus) available to the delegations. The Bluebuses will provide a shuttle service between the competition venues of the African Games in Kintélé (Brazzaville).
In the presence of the members of the African Games Organisation Committee (COJA), the event was attended by more than 50 journalists from the domestic and international press, as well as games’ partners.
Pierre Bellerose, Managing Director of Bolloré Group in Congo, outlined Bluecongo’s human and technological commitment to the success of the All-Africa games, with the deployment of clean, highly efficient 100% electric vehicles.
A unique production and electricity storage facility
The invited journalists had the opportunity to try the vehicles and visit the Bluecongo installations at the Kintélé games site:
– the solar energy production and electricity storage facility made up of arrays of photovoltaic panels and storage units equipped with LMP batteries,
– the Bluecongo stations equipped with 80 terminals for vehicle recharge.