Concept with Valoe solar cells. Picture: Valoe Oyi

Sono Motors secures construction of 4 Sion prototypes

The successful completion of the crowdfunding campaign not only brought Sono Motors a lot of media attention at home and abroad. This also ensured the construction of 4 Sion prototypes. The Solar Electric Vehicle (SEV) project remains on its chosen course

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Sion from Sono Motors. Picture: Sono Motors

32 million crowdfunding and a community vote

For Sono Motors, the new year begins with uncertainties. It is uncertain whether the Sion can be built in Trollhättan. With a sensational crowdfunding campaign, the company wanted to raise € 50 million by December 30, 12. It became the deadline

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The crisis at Sono Motors has affected the construction of the Sion in Trollhättan

Sion and the effects on Trollhättan

In Munich, the signs are on storm! The founders of Sono Motors are changing their strategy, seeking a solidarity with the community and trying to save financing and independence. This has an impact on their schedule. And of course on Trollhattan.

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The Sion in the former Saab factory in Trollhättan. Image: Sono Motors

The fight for the Sion and Sono Motors

Actually, another article should have appeared here today. However, real life sometimes overrides my planning. And even if the link from Sono Motors to the blog actually alone the production site Trollhättan and secondarily the idea of ​​sustainable

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Sono Motors launches a referral program for the Sion. Photo Credit: Sono Motors

Referral program for the Sion starts

Electromobility is coming! Certainly starting from 2020 the wave will roll up. Not because all manufacturers have suddenly discovered their love for the electric car. But because the Brussels regulations force them to do so. Without electric cars in the portfolio is the adherence to the tightened

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The freedom of reduction. An 10 "display controls all central functions Picture: Sono Motors

Sion interior design. The freedom of reduction.

Sono Motors today unveils the interior design of the Sion. So far, the Munich startup is striking above all by concentrating on the essentials. Utility and the reduction of the design are in the foreground. With some tension, the question arises, whether

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Sion prototype interior. Would you drive a sion? Image: Sono Motors

Electric car. Would you drive a sion?

Without the production site Trollhättan, I would not have noticed the Sion project. After a visit to Sono Motors and articles about the electric car, it ends in a crucial question. Would you drive a sion? The answer should be oneself

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Moss as air filter at the Sion. Photo Credit: Sono Motors

The Sion is the independence hardware

In the foyer of Sono Motors is a Sion. A true prototype that has earned its name. Built by hand, what you clearly see the body and the interior. Something like the original Saab, the museum in Sweden

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Sono Motors in Munich. In the foreground the Sion, company logo at the back building

Sono Motors the company - we experience sustainability

A gray, unadorned industrial building in the north of Munich. Probably built sometime in the 70 years. Insignificant, by no means representative, and not at all suitable for the glamor of the state capital. Apart from Sono Motors, other companies have rented space. Several bicycles are parked in the yard

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The Sion, as he should go into production. Photo Credit: Sono Motors

Back to the future on the way to Sono Motors

A Tuesday morning in July. The traffic on the A9 in the direction of Munich is getting tough. I'm on my way to Sono Motors. The electric car Startup has moved into its new headquarters in the north of the state capital, and I'm pretty curious to see what happens to me

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So the Sion should go into series. Image: Sono Motors

Form follows function. Sion in series design.

Since the Sion from the 2. Half year 2020 to be built at the Göta Älv, he has of course aroused my interest. An appointment of Mark and me in Munich is due in June, because we would like to get to know Sono Motors better. While

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The Sion can be tested in Trollhättan. Photo: Sono Motors

Sion test drives in Trollhättan

Something is happening on the historic test track at the old Saab factory! Sono Motors invites to the test drive of the Sion. Is there another chapter in Trollhättan's automotive history? Welcome to our short messages.

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From 2020, the Sion in Trollhättan should run off the line. Picture: Sion Motors

Production from autumn 2020 in Trollhättan

An exciting press release comes from Sweden. From fall 2020 NEVS wants to produce vehicles for the Munich electric car startup Sono Motors. For Trollhättan, that would mean a few hundred new jobs and, in advance, major investments in the old Saab factory.

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