Sustainable development

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Acting today for a better tomorrow
The Automobile Club de l’Ouest has been a prime mover in the local community since 1906, as well as a testing ground for innovative solutions for the mobility of the future.
The ACO’s actions are detailed below.
To preserve our future, we need to act on sustainable mobility now.

Our Actions

Our commitment is underpinned by six founding principles and meets 12 of the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

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Sustainable development

“In 2025, a hydrogen-powered car may well challenge the other prototypes”
24h Le Mans21/09/2021

“In 2025, a hydrogen-powered car may well challenge the other prototypes”

Pierre Fillon, President of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest, took part in the third Hydrogen Symposium held at the Palais des Congrès et de la Culture in Le Mans today (21 September 2021), with “Local Authorities and Hydrogen” as its main theme. At a round-table session on motor racing, the organiser of the 24 Hours ...

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MissionH24 returns to compete at Spa-Francorchamps with the H24
24h Le Mans15/09/2021

MissionH24 returns to compete at Spa-Francorchamps with the H24

MissionH24 is heading back to the Spa-Francorchamps circuit where it got its start. It will be the first foray into competition for the H24 hydrogen-electric prototype successor to the LMPH2G launched in 2018 with the program initiated by the Automobile Club de l’Ouest and GreenGT.

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Mission H24 - Stoffel Vandoorne: “We have a story to tell with hydrogen”
24h Le Mans22/08/2021

Mission H24 - Stoffel Vandoorne: “We have a story to tell with hydrogen”

The Belgian LMP2 driver racing for JOTA spent the run-up to the 24 Hours of Le Mans shuttling between the paddock and the Maison Blanche base of his other team, H24Racing. He’s a dab hand at switching hats, having already gained experience with hybrids in Formula One, all-electric cars in Formula E, and standard pet...

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Mission H24, courir aujourd'hui pour demain

Mission H24, courir aujourd'hui pour demain

24 Heures du Mans : la station d'hydrogène inaugurée

24 Heures du Mans : la station d'hydrogène inaugurée

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    For almost a century, the 24 Hours of Le Mans has urged manufacturers to innovate for the benefit of future motorists. The quest for performance has always embraced reliability and safety. The ground-breaking innovations of the past have shaped today’s commitment to sustainable mobility. MissionH24, which aims to bring hydrogen to the 24 Hours of Le Mans, exemplifies a strategy for the future that has its roots in a fertile history. We invite you to delve into this history.

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