Open Motors® is a B2B company, backed by Y Combinator, based in Silicon Valley and Beijing, developing a complete Electric Vehicle called ‘EDIT‘.
‘EDIT’ is a strategic EV, engineered and cost optimized for MaaS providers (Uber/DiDi), that has:
- the lowest TCO (Total cost of ownership) thanks to the advanced modular technology of the entire vehicle based on an open architecture, including swappable batteries that allow a full energy charge in less than 5 minutes
- the lowest cost of infrastructure for swapping and charging stations (>10 times more efficient than BetterPlace, Tesla, NIO Swapping battery)
- hardware upgradeability for the most advanced technologies in Self-Driving, Connected Cars and Batteries giving every vehicle a 10 times lifespan over other cars.
Open Motors’ mission is to accelerate MaaS’ transition to first profitability at scale with an open and sustainable approach.
Over 10 years in automotive & electric vehicles; 8 years in innovation.
He worked for Giugiaro (among the top Engineering & Design companies Worldwide, now owned by Volkswagen, famous for engineering and designing vehicles such as Lamborghini, Maserati, Lotus, Volkswagen Golf, Delorean DMC).
Developed: project management of a complete Electric Vehicle called MyCar back in 2003, as an internal project in Giugiaro, the entire project was sold to an Asian Group called Innovech, later sold it to an American Group called Green Tech.
Since 2005 experience in automotive, international business, branding & market strategy in Europe and Asia, M&A, executive management, administration, real estate in USA.
Involved in the MyCar Electric Vehicle project in Giugiaro since 2003: purchasing parts from Tier 1 suppliers, managing external contractors.
We involved more than 45 people
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