Sono reveals interior of its solar-powered Sion
Munich-based electric automobile startup Sono Motors has just revealed the interior of its solar electric car Sion, along with further details. The interior is geared for sharing with a slick, elegant design and features a plant-based air filter system.
Sono Motors reaches 10,000 Sion reservations
More than a year before the production launch of their Sion solar electric car, Sono Motors has already received 10,000 pre-paid reservations throughout Europe. This means that the number of potential buyers has doubled since June last year.
Sono shows serial design of solar electric car Sion
The Munich-based EV startup Sion Motors has presented final designs for their first solar-powered battery electric vehicle, the Sion. The roof mounted solar cells are capable of generating power for up to 34 km per day, enough for most urban rides, says Sono.
Continental delivers compact drive for solar EV Sion
Continental will be delivering the electric drive unit for the solar electric car Sion by Sono Motors, including the motor, performance electronics and the powertrain in one compact system. At the same time, prices for batteries are going higher than expected.
Munich-based Sono Motors launches financing round
After its first crowdfunding campaign back in 2016, Munich start-up Sono Motors launches its second round of financing in order to generate capital for the last development stage and production of the company’s solar electric car Sion, which is scheduled to start rolling off the lines in late 2019.
Sono Motors aims for 200,000 Sion units
The plans of the Munich-based startup are apparently more ambitious than originally anticipated. Through a contract manufacturer, they intend to produce a total of 200,000 units of the solar electric car Sion.
Sono Motors to enter Dutch market
Munich-based startup Sono Motors has announced its entry into the Dutch market. A series of test ride events for their Sion electric car marks the start. They will hit a total of 18 cities in the Netherlands and Germany and estimate to offer 3,500 rides.
Sono Motors reenforces Executive Board
EV startup Sono Motors secures support from two experienced executives. New COO will be Thomas Hausch, last responsible for e-mobility at Nissan with previous roles at Daimler and Chrysler. Isa Krupka joins as Chief Communications Officer (CCO).