IM Motors, a high-end intelligent pure electric vehicle brand, has been launched by Zhiji Motors, jointly founded by SAIC Motor, Zhangjiang Hi-Tech and Alibaba. The new EV brand was launched simultaneouly in Shanghai, China, CES, Las Vegas and London.
The English brand name, ‘IM’, means Intelligence in Motion. At the brand launch, IM Motors launched two new mass-production cars — the Intelligent Pure Electric Car and SUV. The first mass-production models will gain global bookings during the Automobile Shanghai in April 2021.
In a press statement, IM Motors says: ‘Using science and technology to reconstruct the future technology, IM Motors can create a car full of humanities and art sense. In the future, IM Motors will rely on science and technology, respect humanity and create a new mobility experience. In the journey of exploring a software designed car, the new models present what a prototype of future intelligent cars’.
IM Motors is also announced that it is partnering with a multi-award-winning British design and architecture studio founded by the world-renowned designer Thomas Heatherwick. Heatherwick Studio will cooperate with IM Motors to design a vehicle and charging stations.