ElectraMeccanica Vehicles Corp., a designer and manufacturer of electric vehicles, has established EMV Automotive Technology, Inc. (Chongqing), a wholly-owned subsidiary, in China. As part of this strategic initiative, the first addition to EMV Automotive Technology is Larry Liang, Ph.D., the Company’s new Managing Director of China Production.
“The establishment of our own wholly-owned subsidiary in China is another major milestone for our company and provides us with a strong foothold in China. This strategic initiative provides us with a greater presence throughout the massive Chinese market, where we’re working closely with our partner manufacturer, Zongshen Industrial Group, on the production of our flagship vehicle, the SOLO EV,” stated ElectraMeccanica CEO, Paul Rivera. “Having an experienced automotive engineer and operational manager such as Dr. Liang provides us with additional capabilities to innovate and improve our vehicles with veteran manufacturing guidance from such a well-qualified automotive expert.”
Dr. Liang joins ElectraMeccanica as Managing Director of China Production with more than a dozen years of experience, previously holding positions as Deputy General Manager and Sr. Product Manager at companies such as DGENX, SAIC-GM, Siemens Automotive Electronics and PATAC (Pan Asian Technical Automotive Center).
Dr. Liang holds a Doctoral degree in Mechanical Manufacture and Automation from the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical and engineering management from an Overseas Study Program at Old Dominion (USA), and both Bachelor and master’s degrees from Changchun University of Technology in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering and Engineering of Materials Processing, respectively. Larry brings extensive experience from his work with OEM’s in operations, management planning and implementation, prototyping of all levels of hybrid systems, motor and electric propulsion control systems, human resources, operation and management of R&D and general project development.
EMV Automotive Technology, Inc., will help the Company navigate Chongqing’s favorable policies and geographical advantages, while assisting ElectraMeccanica in increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of quality control, automobile R&D and other necessary activities.
About ElectraMeccanica Vehicles Corp.
ElectraMeccanica Vehicles Corp. (NASDAQ: SOLO) is a Canadian designer and manufacturer of electric vehicles. The company’s flagship vehicle is the innovative purpose built, single-seat electric vehicle called the SOLO. This vehicle will revolutionize commuting, delivery and shared mobility. The SOLO provides a driving experience that is unique, trendy, fun, affordable and environmentally friendly. InterMeccanica, a subsidiary of ElectraMeccanica, has successfully been building high-end specialty cars for 60 years. For more information, please visit www.electrameccanica.com.
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