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A new step towards a technology development partnership from Porsche

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Porsche AG, a technology and electric sports car maker, invested in Rimac, becoming a minority shareholder of the company with a decade share. The Croatian company Rimac, which develops and produces electric car parts, also produces electric super cars. Porsche, which aims to expand its electric car portfolio, has thus further signed a technology development partnership.

The company established in the garage

The founder of the company, Mate Rimac, started working in his own garage in 2009 to live up to the idea of ​​producing electric sports cars that will not compromise on speed and convenience. Rimac, in March 2018 at the Geneva Motor Show, introduced the latest version of the electric car "C Two". The two-seater car produces nearly 2,000 hp of power and can reach a maximum speed of 412 km / h. The 650-kilometer range of the car's battery can be charged in 80 minutes with a 250kW fast charge system within 30 minutes. The company also carries out the engineering and production of high performance electric car traction systems and battery systems.

Rimac's ideas are promising

Porsche Chief Executive Officer and Chief Executive Officer of Finance and Information Technologies Lutz Meschke said Rimac, who has developed two-seat super sports cars with fully electric traction systems such as 'Concept One' and 'C Two', succeeded in printing the name of the electromotive field. ideas and approaches promise real future. That's precisely why we look forward to working together with Rimac on a technology development partnership. "

The rapidly growing Zagreb-based company currently employs 400 people. Rimac focuses on developing high-voltage battery technology, electric traction systems and digital interfaces between people and machines (HMI Development). The company also develops and manufactures electric bicycles with its subsidiary Greyp Bikes, which was established in 2013.

Rimac's CEO, Mate Rimac, commented, "This partnership will be an important step for Rimac as we strive to become an outstanding component and system provider in the industrialized Advanced Drive Assist Systems, an area that is electrification, connectivity and excitement."

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