Saab rises like phoenix, NEVS Tianjin project kicks off production

All news “Saab” 9-3 is finally back like Phoenix – six years after the company went bust. As the NEVS 9-3 electric rolls off the production line, NEVS Tianjin project kicks off production, marking a new stage moving from development into industrialization. This is an important milestone in implementing NEVS vision to shape mobility for a more sustainable future and to start delivering EVs to our partners.

The installed annual product capacity is 50,000 electric vehicles in Phase I of the Project, and 220,000 is the plan for phase II.

NEVS are working with 3 generations of EVs with innovation and development centers in both China and Sweden. The second and third generation will be developed in close co-operation with DiDi Chuxing. As the automobile industry is quickly changing, not only from conventional cars to EVs, but also into vehicles without a driver and serving new business models where our customers want to use the car but not own it.

As the world’s leading one-stop diversified mobility platform, DiDi predicts there will be 1 million electric cars running on its platform by 2020. As a major partner, NEVS will provide DiDi with cost-effective high-end EVs.

Furthermore DiDi, GEIDCO (Global Energy Interconnection Corporation) and NEVS has initiated a Joint Venture – GNEVS (Global New Energy Vehicle Service Company Limited) who will provide services and infrastructure to the increasing Mobility on Demand Electric Vehicles. This structure will facilitate the infrastructure and service for the EVs customer and provide customer value to the mobility on demand Providers and Users.