In French only.The French Senate adopted an amendment to the draft mobility orientation law (loi d’orientation des mobilités, LOM), on 19 March 2019, allowing vehicles to be converted to electric without the consent of their manufacturers: ‘Art. L. 224-8-1. Activities...In partnership with the French start-up CARWATT, Air France is replacing the combustion engines of its ground support equipment (GES) with electric motors, using 2nd life batteries. AIRe, the French association for converting petrol or diesel vehicles to electric, welcomes new members and confirms its desire to play an active role in the roll-out of electromobility in France. As part of its commitment and in line with the French government’s announced support for the electric battery sector, Air France is starting to replace the diesel engines of its conveyor belt vehicles – used for loading and unloading baggage on/off aircraft –...Article en français.