Supply of Electric Vehicles

Supply of Electric Vehicles

Procurement of three personal urban transport (research and development) vehicles capable of operating in both driver-controlled and fully autonomous operation in a controlled pedestrian test environment.

United Kingdom-Milton Keynes: Electric vehicles

2014/S 008-009140

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Transport Systems Catapult Limited
The Pinnacle, 170 Midsummer Boulevard
For the attention of: Jon Beasley
MK91BP Milton Keynes
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1908397730
E-mail: lutz@ts.catapult.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://ts.catapult.org.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Autonomous Personal Urban Transport Vehicles – Technology Demonstration Platform.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Milton Keynes or other UK site to be confirmed.
NUTS code UKJ12

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Autonomous Personal Urban Transport Vehicles – Technology Demonstration Platform. Procurement of three personal urban transport (research and development) vehicles capable of operating in both driver-controlled and fully autonomous operation in a controlled pedestrian test environment. This contract includes the manufacturing of the vehicles capable of being autonomously controlled with a wide range of sensor options, but excludes the development of autonomous sensor and control systems.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34144900, 34114000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Three Personal Urban Transport technology demonstration vehicles.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: The contracting entity should have annual sales of not less than GBP 5 million.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 31.1.2014 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

24.2.2014 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 24.2.2014 – 14:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Transport Systems Catapult Limited
The Pinnacle, 170 Midsummer Boulevard
MK9 1BP Milton Keynes
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: lutz@ts.catapult.org.uk
Telephone: +44 1908397730

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Transport Systems Catapult Limited
The Pinnacle, 170 Midsummer Boulevard
MK9 1BP Milton Keynes
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: lutz@ts.catapult.org.uk
Telephone: +44 1908397730

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:9.1.2014