Founded 2000 (2000)
Founder(s) Ponticelli Frères
Headquarters Gretz-Armainvilliers, France
Key people Michel Bouton (CEO)
Industry Manufacturing
Products Trucks
Services Maintenance
Revenue (turnover) €30M (2010)
Employees 140 (2010)
Parent PVI Holding

Power Vehicle Innovation or PVI is a French truck and bus manufacturer, based in Gretz-Armainvilliers near Paris, France, specialized in electric powertrains.

History Edit

PVI is a former subsidiary of Ponticelli Frères. Its current stockholders are the Marcel Dassault Industrial Group, the financial institution Centuria Capital and a business management holding company (Sovibus). PVI has been the first company in France to market Electric buses, like the Oréos 55E, which is used by the RATP on a touristic bus line in Paris, the Montmartrobus. More than half of the French electric buses in circulation in 2003 have been distributed by PVI.[1]

Products Edit

PVI manufactures and distributes the following electric vehicles:

Furthermore, PVI integrates electric drivelines in the Renault Maxity Electric (Renault Trucks), a 3.5T delivery vehicle dedicated to urban environments.[2]

References Edit

  1. Français :, AVEM bus page
  2., Renault Trucks press release about the first Maxity Electric in circulation


External links Edit

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