Sono Motors evolves radically new financing strategy
The Munich-based German startup Sono Motors has just radically changed its financing strategy. Instead of relying on strategic investors, Sono will now increase its focus on crowdfunding. The production date of the Sion is also shifting significantly.
Pre-orders open for ultra-light BEV: Nobe 100
The Nobe 100 can now be pre-ordered. The three-wheeled light-weight electric car with a retro design was first presented by Nobe Cars about a year ago. The Estonian startup is collecting production funds through a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo – where the first ten models are also available at a special price.
Uniti to build pilot factory for Uniti One in UK
The Swedish electric vehicle startup Uniti has announced their intention to construct a pilot factory for their upcoming city EV in the British Silverstone Park. It will be used to manufacture the Uniti One and serve as a pilot programme for licensed factories around the world, according to the manufacturer.
Engineering crowdfunding goes live
After his employer refused to set up a trailer hitch for the electric Mercedes B Class, a Mercedes engineer has now taken things into his own hands and started a crowdfunding campaign to gather funding and develop the hitch himself.
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Düsseldorf company presents extendable BEV iEV X
The Düsseldorf company iEV1 GmbH has presented a single-seated mini BEV named the iEV X, which can extend itself thanks to flexible vehicle architecture. At full length, it can house two persons and luggage. Currently the company is in the middle of a crowd-funding campaign to fund production.