Daniel MOULENE an engineer as well as President and founder of LUMENEO, has worked in the business environment for more than 30 years. In order to create the LUMENEO Company, Daniel left his job in the Environment SA group (A company of 200 employees, one of the world leaders in the environment business, was placed on the French Euronext stock market in January 2006). He was Vice President of the group since 2002. Between 1998 and 2002 he was Chairman and Managing Director of the company SFI, Société Française d’Ingénérie. From 1990 to 1997 he was Chairman and Managing Director of the company Emission SA.
Thierry MOULENE, Technical Director and co-founder of LUMENEO, worked for a French subsidiary company of PININFARINA. During his time there, he took part in the realization of three concept cars: NISSAN Terranaut, RENAULT Egeus and RENAULT ZOE. Prior to that, he was also involved in the development of the Peugeot 907, inside the Peugeot Style Center.
The LUMENEO company is based on the complementaries of the two founders, Thierry MOULENE and Daniel MOULENE. One offers great skills in the high-end automotive design, and the other has strong experience in the management of fast growing companies but also in the production and marketing of innovative products.
The team is currently made of engineers and technicians specialized in cars and electronics. The company team will be made of 20 people by the end of 2008 and a growth of more than 50 % per year is planed.
The heart of SMERA is a central electronic system. It manages the whole information of the vehicle, starting from the signals provided by an integrated inertial system.
The optimal tilting angle is determined by the dynamic parameters of the car, the turning curves, the selected driving mode and the road quality.
It has a servo-motor with D.C. current controlled by the calculator which fulfils this function automatically by moving the cabin and the 4 wheels. The driver does not have to worry about the balance of the vehicle. SMERA offers easy and intuitive handling, and an amazing driving experience.