Rimac has been receiving tons of money and a focus from mainstream carmakers. The most recent to hitch the checklist are Hyundai and Kia.
They launched to worldwide fame and acclaim with the all-electric Concept_One hypercar. Richard Hammond crashed a type of whereas filming The Grand Tour and that made the producer extra well-known and that too for causes which solely enhanced their picture because the makers of a super-advanced, high-performance electrical vehicles. Rimac goes locations now and has additionally been receiving huge investments from among the largest gamers within the business. The latest one is a joint funding made by Hyundai and Kia.
After Porsche AG bought 10% stake in Rimac and Automobili Pininfarina shelled out $91 million for the expertise wanted to make the Battista hypercar a actuality, the Croatian producer of electrical hypercars, drivetrains and battery methods has now discovered a brand new investor – Hyundai and its subsidiary Kia.
Collectively the Korean carmakers have invested $90 million to Rimac. In return, the Croatians will assist the Koreans construct Hyundai’s N model midship sports activities automobile and a high-performance gasoline cell electrical automobile. Since each Hyundai and Rimac had an already established relationship with the Croatian agency being a provider to the Hyundai Motor Group, issues will likely be simpler as soon as the extra elaborate collaboration begins.
This additionally results in the conclusion that Mate Rimac is now not the bulk shareholder within the firm. The visionary founder used to personal 52% shares final yr and because the new funding is available in his stakes within the firm might have been decreased to a a lot smaller quantity.