4 October - Groupe PSA has choosen Seatle for this launch due to the City’s progressive efforts in efficient urban transportation
Groupe PSA has taken its latest step in the North American market with the launch of Free2Move
“We’re pleased to announce today that we will begin our North American operations in Seattle. As we begin to add more providers and roll out to new cities, Free2Move will enrich the lives of Americans who embrace innovative, non-traditional forms of transportation.” Senior Vice President of Mobility, Brigitte Courtehoux.
With the app’, Free2Move allows users in Seattle to compare the location, characteristics and operating costs of available transportation options, including offerings from Car2Go, Zipcar then TravelCar. Free2Move will also be adding several bike sharing services over the next 60-days, including Ofo Bike, Lime Bike and Spin Bike. The service is positioned to help solve challenges from contemporary trends such as urbanization and digitalization.
“The decision to launch a service that helps people move around in the most efficient way underscores our commitment to the future of Groupe PSA. As mobility services evolve and innovate based on the way people think about and consume mobility, bringing Free2Move stateside provides us with a unique way to address consumer demands, as well as a flexible platform to roll out future products.” Groupe PSA’s North America President and CEO, Larry Dominique.
On hand for the launch of Free2Move was Scott Kubly, the director of the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) who discussed the City’s recent “New Mobility Playbook.”