This year, the electric vehicle plant in Moscow will produce the first 100 commercial EVM Pro trucks powered by electric traction. As Interfax writes with reference to the press service of the St. Petersburg startup Electric Vehicles Manufacturing Rus (EMR), the technical launch will take place in September and the official opening of mass production will take place in the fourth quarter of 2022.
The EMR production site is being built on the territory of the Technopolis Moscow SEZ. The plant is compact: it will cover an area of 3000 square meters. m and will make it possible to produce up to 1000 cars per year. In February, the company received the approval of the interdepartmental committee for the creation of SPIC 2.0, with the contract being signed in September.
“Now we receive the ordered equipment, install it and assemble the production lines. In total, the list includes 100 machines for various purposes, including those in Tesla factories. Part of the equipment is our own development by the engineers of our company, which made it possible to buy European analogues, “said Ilya Rashkin, CEO of EMR.
Recall that the electric car EVM Pro was presented to the general public on February 22, 2022 at the SPIEF forum. The design is based on the UAZ Profi chassis. According to the authors of the project, the company independently develops power and on-board electronics, makes electric motors and plans to switch to Russian batteries by the end of this year. The stated power reserve on current batteries is 300 km. Machine weight – 3.5 tons, load capacity – up to 1 ton.
Several modifications are planned: a freight car, a eurovan (canopy), an isothermal van, a refrigerated van. According to the company, the number of pre-orders currently stands at 500 electric vehicles. Judging by pre-orders, the most common applications for the electric vehicle are last mile delivery and logistics within large enterprises.
- The estimated price of EVM Pro has already been announced.
- “Behind the wheel” can be read in Odnoklassniki.
Source: Z R