Hardly any other project in electric car development has been reported over so many years as the announced solar car from Sono Motors in Munich. It all started with many promises for a completely newly designed and cost-effective solar electric car. Over the last few years, people have gradually said goodbye to the inexpensive electric car for the city.
At Sono Motors, the start of deliveries for new orders will not begin until 2023. At the moment there is no telling whether the concept will have a real chance on the market in the next two years, given the massive competition. Not everything that is implemented in the new concept will necessarily meet with approval from potential buyers.
Sono Motors is still working on series production for the Sion model. There is good news and bad news for the more than 8.000 pre-orderers, according to their own statements. While a partnership with Continental has obviously been lashed for the "Electric Drive Unit", there is an unpleasant surprise when it comes to the price of the battery. Instead of the 2016 euros for the battery with 4.000 kWh announced in 35, the price is currently being updated, according to Sono Motors, at 9.500 euros. While the ... Continue reading "Sono Motors at a crossroads
Munich-based mobility provider Sono Motors is continuing to work on the presentation of the Sion small car and is touring Germany as part of a series of events. The aim is to present the vehicle concept and to increase the number of pre-orders following the planned test drives. The car can only be pre-ordered at the moment; according to the manufacturer, around 7.000 pre-orders (as of August 2018) have taken advantage of this. The vehicle is to be produced and delivered from 2019. The concept ... Continue reading "Sono Motors offers test drives
Sono Motors, a start-up automotive company founded by three Munich residents, has developed the solar vehicle “Sion” to series production in recent months. According to the press release, the requirements for mobility are defined: “Thanks to a battery range of 250 km suitable for everyday use, a purchase price (without battery) of 16.000 euros and integrated sharing functions, the vehicle should particularly appeal to families and city commuters. The battery will be offered on a rental basis or as a one-off purchase.” These requirements are accordingly as a claim on the battery supplier... Continue reading "Sono Motors places an order with ElringKlinger for battery development