ElectraMeccanica to Showcase Next Generation of Eco-Friendly SOLOs for Driver-Centric Mobility at CES 2022
Vehicle maker to exhibit three examples of unique electric vehicles – including refreshed SOLO concept – designed to “right size the daily commute”
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ElectraMeccanica Vehicles Corp. (NASDAQ: SOLO) ("ElectraMeccanica" or the "Company"), a designer and manufacturer of electric vehicles, today announced that the next revolution in fully-electric urban mobility is coming to the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2022, where the Company will showcase several variants of their award-winning single-seat, three-wheel electric SOLO EV at the Las Vegas Convention Center from January 5-8, 2022.
First previewed at CES in 2018, where it won the IHS Markit Innovation Award, the SOLO EV redefines the idea of personal urban transportation. Today, almost 80 percent of U.S. daily commutes are done alone in gas-powered passenger vehicles. Not only is this inefficient – leaving three or more empty seats in each car – it also a major environmental concern. Purpose-built around today’s drivers, ElectraMeccanica’s SOLO EVs provide a much-needed tech-forward, eco-friendly solution that addresses the empty space between micro-mobility (like bikes and scooters) and traditional transportation.
At CES 2022, ElectraMeccanica will showcase three SOLO EV variants, including an all-new, conceptual refresh of its flagship, single-seat SOLO EV. Refreshed elements – such as a redesign of the vehicle’s dashboard – were added to improve and optimize overall driver experience and convenience. Innovative touch-screen LED monitors have been added to provide a more seamless user experience with the vehicle’s entertainment, navigation and cabin settings.
Also on display will be the Company’s SOLO Cargo, a modified version of the flagship vehicle, developed based on direct input from prospective commercial and fleet customers. Replacing the flagship’s traditional hatchback, the SOLO Cargo features a uniquely styled expanded 11.8 sq ft cargo box and other slight modifications to accommodate a wide range of commercial applications – from food delivery to municipal fleet use and beyond. The highly anticipated, fully-electric SOLO Cargo made its debut earlier this year at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo 2021 in Long Beach, CA.
Fresh off it’s debut at SEMA 2021 and the Los Angeles Auto Show 2021, the SOLO O2 concept vehicle will also be displayed at CES. Highlighting what’s possible with next-generation design, ElectraMeccanica’s SOLO O2 is a very popular convertible variant of the flagship SOLO EV.
“CES is the premier event to show the world what the future of clean transportation looks like, so we’re thrilled to be back, showcasing the next chapter in ElectraMeccanica’s story,” said Kevin Pavlov, CEO of ElectraMeccanica. “The SOLO EV is unlike any other vehicle on the market, and it represents a massive opportunity for consumers and businesses. Not only is it fun to drive, but it’s also the eco-friendly option that today’s drivers want and deserve.”
ElectraMeccanica’s exhibit will be in the Las Vegas Convention Center West Hall in Booth 3677.
ElectraMeccanica currently has 20 retail locations across the Western U.S. The Production SOLO EV can be purchased by reservation now with a fully refundable deposit of $250 USD at: https://owners.electrameccanica.com/checkout
To learn more about how ElectraMeccanica’s bold vision of the future of urban mobility, visit: www.electrameccanica.com.
About ElectraMeccanica Vehicles Corp.
ElectraMeccanica Vehicles Corp. (NASDAQ: SOLO) is a Canadian designer and manufacturer of environmentally efficient electric vehicles (EVs). The company’s flagship vehicle is the innovative, purpose-built, single-seat EV called the SOLO. This three-wheeled vehicle will revolutionize the urban driving experience, including commuting, delivery and shared mobility. Engineered for a single occupant, it offers a unique driving experience for the environmentally conscious consumer. The SOLO has a range of 100 miles and a top speed of 80 mph, making it safe for highways. The SOLO also features front and rear crumple zones, side impact protection, roll bar, torque-limiting control as well as power steering, power brakes, air conditioning and a Bluetooth entertainment system. It blends a modern look with safety features at an accessible price point of $18,500. The SOLO is currently available for pre-orders here. InterMeccanica, a subsidiary of ElectraMeccanica, has successfully been building high-end specialty cars for 61 years. For more information, please visit www.electrameccanica.com.
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Released December 20, 2021