Posts Tagged: Rimac Concept_One EV

Porsche takes a 10% stake in Croatian EV startup Rimac

Porsche has invested in the Croatian EV startup Rimac Automobili, taking a minority stake of ten percent. As part of its electrification efforts, Porsche is seeking a development partnership with the young company. Rimac was literally born in a garage in 2009, and showed its Concept_One electric supercar at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2011…. Read more »

Rimac Automobili invents the Croatian auto industry

Detroit is gradually losing its position as the epicenter of the auto industry. Nowadays, news of cutting-edge developments is more likely to come from Silicon Valley, Europe or China. The Eastern European nation of Croatia is pretty far from the centers of automotive power, but it’s here that a highly innovative firm called Rimac Automobili… Read more »

Rimac is hiring engineers and craftspeople to build electric sports cars

The infectious excitement of today’s EV industry recalls that of the early days of the internet. Bold entrepreneurs are hiring talented young techies for tiny startups that aspire to challenge the mighty multinationals – and by no means all the action is in California. The Croatian firm Rimac Automobili is a perfect example of the… Read more »

Tajima to race Rimac-powered one-megawatt EV in 2015 Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Croatian startup Rimac Automobili, located just a few hours’ drive from the birthplace of Nikola Tesla, has ambitions of becoming a major carmaker. Its first-generation vehicle, and the first step in its master plan, a powerful beast called the Rimac Concept_One, may be familiar to EV cognoscenti as one of the pace cars for the… Read more »

Formula E cars race on Westminster Bridge in London, BMW, Rimac to supply cars

The Formula E Championship is getting closer – the first race is scheduled for September 13 in Beijing. Organizers threw an electrifying launch party in London last week – 500 guests mingled with the motorsports elite, and watched a video of Formula E racers laying some rubber on Westminster Bridge. Also this week, the cars… Read more »

Croatian company builds electric record-setting super sports car

What’s the fastest accelerating EV in the world? The Spark Formula E racer? The Drayson B12? Nope – according to Guinness, it’s a converted BMW built by Croatian engineer Mate Rimac. If you feel the need to get to 60 mph in under three seconds, you can actually buy Rimac’s latest model, the Concept One,… Read more »

Rimac brings its Concept_One super EV to Top Marques Monaco

Croatian firm Rimac Automobili’s Concept_One EV will be on display at next week’s Top Marques Monaco, a trade show for the most luxurious of cars, boats and other billionaire supplies, hosted by Prince Albert himself. The “supercar event” takes place at the Grimaldi Forum in Monte Carlo, next to the Monaco Formula 1 circuit. The… Read more »