Kapsch TrafficCom wins US$33 million tolling contract in France
First publishedon www.WorldHighways.com
Kapsch TrafficCom has concluded an agreement with leading French toll service provider Axxes for the supply of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) technology on-board units (OBUs) and central solutions for the French Ecotaxe project. This is a nationwide distance-based truck charging system to be implemented on 15,000km of French roads from mid-2013 onwards. The contract value is over US$33 million.
"This is the largest win in the GNSS technology in the history of Kapsch TrafficCom," says André Laux, member of the executive board of Kapsch TrafficCom. "This initial contract award also secures a significant contribution of Kapsch TrafficCom to the Ecotaxe project," Laux adds.