ElectricBrands to have XBUS and Evetta constructed by VDL Nedcar within the Netherlands
Certainly one of Europe’s largest contract producers with a turnover of over two billion euros will produce the XBUS and Evetta for ElectricBrands sooner or later. Because of this the German-based EV startup has been capable of win VDL Nedcar within the Netherlands, a longtime manufacturing companion with intensive expertise, for the manufacture of its gentle electrical autos.
“We’re completely satisfied to have present in VDL Nedcar not solely a manufacturing location, but additionally a financially secure, wholesome and modern firm that can construct our autos,” Ralf Haller, CEO and founding father of ElectricBrands, is happy to say, “VDL Nedcar will assist us within the additional growth of our fleet competently and with an excessive amount of expertise. This may in the end profit our prospects who order or have ordered one in all our autos.”
The Dutch automotive producer, primarily based in Born, has round 4,000 workers and 1,400 robots producing autos or components for varied automotive producers in Europe. Since mid-2014 a couple of million automobiles rolled off the manufacturing line at VDL’s manufacturing plant, along with excessive volumes of automotive components.
VDL Nedcar is a family-owned firm with its personal analysis and growth division with long-term objectives in thoughts. VDL believes that the L7e class of sunshine electrical autos, which incorporates the XBUS and Evetta, has nice potential for future mobility.
“With the autos developed by ElectricBrands, we are able to collectively contribute to shaping the way forward for mobility in our Mobility Innovation Centre,” states VDL Nedcar CEO John van Soerland. “A future the place we supply out completely different work for a number of companions on the similar time. The cooperation with ElectricBrands presents perspective, for our workers and for VDL Nedcar.”
Van Soerland underlines, “We’ve sufficient capability to cowl the present order quantity from ElectricBrands, but additionally upcoming order peaks and long-term orders.” XBUS and Evetta are produced on the VDL Nedcar plant in Born, the easternmost level of the Netherlands not removed from Aachen and Düsseldorf. “The placement with good logistical connections in a central place between Germany and the Benelux nations additionally contributed to the choice to decide on VDL Nedcar as manufacturing companion,” explains CEO Ralf Haller. The manufacturing of the Evetta with the so-called pilot sequence and the primary supply to the sellers is scheduled for the start of 2024, shortly after which the primary finish prospects will have the ability to take supply of the car. The XBUS will then comply with a yr later.