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Re: 3-Wheel BEVs: Elektra Meccanica Solo, Corbin Sparrow, SAM

Tue Nov 29, 2016 3:51 pm

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Re: 3-Wheel BEVs: Elektra Meccanica Solo, Corbin Sparrow, SAM

Tue Nov 29, 2016 7:54 pm

Well, that Solo sure has my Sparrow beat: I don't have a frunk, as that space is full of batteries and a charger. :(
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Re: 3-Wheel BEVs: Elektra Meccanica Solo, Corbin Sparrow, SA

Tue Dec 06, 2016 2:26 pm

Phximiev wrote:Sparrow reborn? http://corbin.com/motors/


More on the reborn Sparrow: http://newatlas.com/corbin-sparrow-2-el ... les/46775/
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Re: 3-Wheel BEVs: Elektra Meccanica Solo, Corbin Sparrow, SAM

Mon Dec 12, 2016 4:02 pm

Electra Meccanica Open House: http://electrameccanica.com/events/cate ... meccanica/

"RSVP now for our December 15th Christmas Open House! Toast the holiday season with the Electra Meccanica team at our Vancouver showroom, located at 102 E 1st Avenue, Vancouver. It’s an evening that promises to be filled with festive treats, special guests, and SOLO surprises that you won’t want to miss!   Doors are open from 4-8 P.M. Email your RSVP to events@electrameccanica.com, and we’ll see you December 15th!  Public pay parking available near event site, transit to site recommended."
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Re: 3-Wheel BEVs: Elektra Meccanica Solo, Corbin Sparrow, SAM

Fri Dec 16, 2016 8:36 pm

Phximiev wrote:Electra Meccanica Open House: http://electrameccanica.com/events/cate ... meccanica/

"RSVP now for our December 15th Christmas Open House! Toast the holiday season with the Electra Meccanica team at our Vancouver showroom, located at 102 E 1st Avenue, Vancouver. It’s an evening that promises to be filled with festive treats, special guests, and SOLO surprises that you won’t want to miss!   Doors are open from 4-8 P.M. Email your RSVP to events@electrameccanica.com, and we’ll see you December 15th!  Public pay parking available near event site, transit to site recommended."


From Electra Meccanica:

"Warm wishes and many thanks to those who could join us for last night's Christmas Open House! Good company and good cheer were in store for all, but those who missed out can still enjoy a glimpse of the special occasion (and the new SOLO!) by visiting our Facebook fan page.

To the friends, family, partners, suppliers, investors and future SOLO-owners who have supported Electra Meccanica during 2016, we wish you a happy holidays, and all the best for the year ahead!"

Open house pictures and videos: https://www.facebook.com/EMVsolo
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Re: 3-Wheel BEVs: Elektra Meccanica Solo, Corbin Sparrow, SAM

Thu Dec 22, 2016 1:06 pm

From the Desk of Jerry Kroll, racing SOLOs(?), and progress: http://electrameccanica.com/category/blog/
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Re: 3-Wheel BEVs: Elektra Meccanica Solo, Corbin Sparrow, SAM

Wed Jan 04, 2017 10:50 am

Race Day: https://youtu.be/5C9Z_jqVdQ0

Looks like fun!
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Re: 3-Wheel BEVs: Elektra Meccanica Solo, Corbin Sparrow, SAM

Mon Jan 09, 2017 11:53 am

Per their emailed newsletter:

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ELECTRA MECCANICA GEARS UP TO OPEN SOLO INTRO STORES AND

DEALERSHIPS AROUND THE WORLD, APPOINTS MARK WEST AS PRESIDENT


Vancouver, British Columbia – January 9, 2017 - Electra Meccanica Vehicles Corp., (“EMV” or ‘the Company”), a Canadian-based designer and manufacturer of the SOLO, an all-electric single passenger vehicle developed to revolutionize the way people commute, announces the appointment of Mr. Mark West as President of the Company. In this capacity, Mr. West will focus on developing the strategic direction of EMV’s dealership and sales operations, with a vision to expand SOLO Intro Stores and Dealerships worldwide.

Mr. West made his mark in the highly competitive food and beverage industry over the past 25 years culminating as President of Blenz Coffee. He oversaw the growth of the coffee chain from ten stores in British Columbia to over 70 stores in Canada and Asia, and successfully built the Blenz brand in BC, Alberta, Japan and the Philippines by developing a highly successful franchise program.

“Mark brings a wealth of experience in strategic planning, franchise development, sales, marketing and operations”, remarked Jerry Kroll, Founder and CEO of Electra Meccanica. “Based on his collaborative leadership style and extensive knowledge of franchise models, Mark will contribute to our Company’s success by developing our brand and establishing Electra Meccanica dealerships around the world”.

Mr. West said, “As an automotive enthusiast, I am excited to join the team at EMV. I am passionate about the environment and I see the SOLO as a welcomed entrant to the electric vehicle space. We have a unique and innovative commuter vehicle at a price point that will have mass appeal. With upcoming SOLO production and deliveries, I invite all interested parties to explore a SOLO dealership in this rapidly expanding business.”

More information on the SOLO and how to become an Electra Meccanica car dealer can be found at http://electrameccanica.com. Interact with ElectraMeccanica at facebook.com/EMVsolo, @ElectraMecc and view videos on YouTube at http://bit.ly/2bigEaF.

About Electra Meccanica Vehicles Corp.

Electra Meccanica strives to be the driving force behind sustainable transport by creating the compelling mass market, all-electric SOLO. The vehicle will make the urban commute more efficient, cost-effective and environmentally friendly. The SOLO’s futuristic design is powered by a 16.1 kWhs lithium ion battery and the drive system is tuned for higher speed and mobility. With a range of 160kms (100 miles), and a top speed of 130kms/h (80 mph), the SOLO delivers superior performance and spirited driving.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Jeff Holland
Head of Media Relations
Tel. 562-640-1758
Email: JeffHolland@electrameccanica.com

Alexia Helgason
Director, Investor Relations
Tel. 604-728-4407
Email: alexia@electrameccanica.com

Electra Meccanica Vehicles Corp.
102 East First Avenue
Vancouver, BC Canada V5T 1A4
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Re: 3-Wheel BEVs: Elektra Meccanica Solo, Corbin Sparrow, SAM

Fri Jan 13, 2017 3:47 pm

From Jerry Kroll's Facebook page on Solo range in cold weather with the heater on: https://www.facebook.com/jerry.kroll.9/ ... nref=story

"71.1 kilomers (44.1 miles) on 50% charge in real world city/highway driving.
Also 0 degrees c (32f) with the heater running on full.
Good, and I think we can do even better! Electra Meccanica Solo."
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Re: 3-Wheel BEVs: Elektra Meccanica Solo, Corbin Sparrow, SAM

Mon Jan 16, 2017 9:09 am

CBS interview of Jerry Kroll:

https://youtu.be/Vq_Fw36zLS8
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