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Watèa by Michelin

An all-in-one solution to help the transition to electric mobility for professional vehicle fleets

April 2022
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Watèa by Michelin is a tailor-made electric mobility solution for professional vehicle fleets. Through an all-in-one global offer adapted to the needs of the business, Watèa by Michelin provides electric vehicles, access to a charging infrastructure and digital services thus guaranteeing business continuity. Thanks to a subscription system and an all-inclusive fixed monthly cost, costs are under control. The difference is based on long-term field support. It is based on multifaceted technical expertise (choice of vehicle suitable for use, recommendations for suitable energy solutions), an ability to aggregate the best bricks of services available in order to provide the electric mobility solution suited to the customer's use. A subsidiary of the Michelin Group, Watèa is part of the continuity of the Michelin Group's mission to support its customers towards better mobility.

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Label Date April 4, 2022
From France
Maturity stage Small scale commercialization
Looking For Network, New clients, Visibility, Credibility

Implementation Stories

Watèa by Michelin by Michelin
Implemented by Entreprise de livraison in Grenoble (France) in 2021

A last mile delivery company based in Grenoble and Annemasse wanted to use electric vehicles for last-mile deliveries to clients. They chose Watèa by Michelin to provide a mobile logistics hub. The deployment of a fleet of 20 electric utility vehicles with 20 electric charging points separated into 2 warehouses in both cities was achieved in August and October 2021.


The implementation resulted in 55,000 kg of co2 non-emission in 10 months


The environmental benefits

  • 78% reduction of CO2 emission during use stage by switching to electric mobility
  • 72% reduction of NOx by switching to electric mobility
  • Noise reduction in town center

The Financial benefits

  • Reduction of the additional cost of electricity by 15% to 20% thanks to additional services such as tracing of connected equipment to avoid losses
  • The interchangeable extractable module allows vehicle versatility and thus a 20% cost reduction (8 vehicles instead of 10)

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Company Profile


Dedicated to sustainably improving the mobility of goods and people by manufacturing and marketing tires and services.

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Headquarters 63000 Clermont-Ferrand, France
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