Bollore SA will initially open 250 stations, eventually growing to 580, according to the interview. Bollore Energie is investing 50 million euros ($72 million) to build batteries for the cars at a factory in Brittany.
Bollore told Parisien he expects 100,000 people to sign up for the service, which is based on the short-term bike rental system in Paris. About 4,000 cars will be available.
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