Sweden’s Uniti ties up with India’s Bird Group to sell Uniti One EV in India

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New Delhi, India – Uniti, Sweden’s newest electric carmaker, and Bird Group, India’s fastest growing business conglomerate, announced today their intention to enter the Indian market,which they will initiate by way of a public exhibition at India Auto Expo. The intent of this effort is to bring a stylish yet affordable, 100% electric city car to the Indian market in 2020 with a price tag starting from ₹7,14,000 (approx. €9,000). Both companies will be on hand at Auto Expo 2018 in New Delhi to discuss their plans during a press event scheduled for February 8th. The general public will then be among the first in Asia to see the Uniti One up close from February 9th through the 14th.

“Our vehicles are optimal for the Indian market and well aligned with the nation’s strong demand for clean mobility. Bird Group was identified as an ideal partner due to their experience in the mobility sector, along with their capacity for local assembly and mass distribution of our vehicles,” said Lewis Horne, CEO of Uniti.

Uniti plans to bring a 5-seat configuration of its EV to the Indian market with a single-charge range of approximately 200 km. Expo attendees will be offered a virtual reality demonstration of this 5-seater along with a hands-on view of the 2-seat, European model that debuted in front of a 2,000+ strong crowd in Landskrona, Sweden last December. All Uniti models are considered premium vehicles, noted for their unique user experience, modern approach to safety and sustainable production. First deliveries in India are intended for 2020 with a retail price starting from ₹7,14,000. Prospective customers can join a rapidly growing list of Uniti enthusiasts for a fully refundable deposit of ₹1,000. Pre-ordering the Uniti One will offer early access to the online vehicle configurator, eligibility for the pending beta test program, and early delivery among other perks. Further details and purchase options are available online at www.uniti.earth/in.

“With our immense experience in various businesses, including automotive, and our footprint in almost every geographical part of our country, we hope our initiative will bring the best of affordable, yet very high-tech cars into every household and change the way people drive. We are also glad that our diversification into the manufacturing of EVs will contribute to the drive against pollution, which is now affecting almost every major metro in our country,” said Dr. Ankur Bhatia, Executive Director at Bird Group. “This initiative will not only create huge opportunities and numerous jobs in our factories and dealership network, it will also help boost the Indian economy through large-scale exports manufactured by our JV Company into the markets of the Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa,” added Bhatia.

ABOUT UNITI

Uniti exists to design and produce ultra-modern, high performance, premium electric uniti_logo_monochrome_standard_2910x1018cars and bring these cars to mass market. Uniti vehicles are lightweight and designed with a particular focus on holistic sustainability. Our first vehicle, Uniti One, was launched in December 2017 at its production facility in Landskrona, Sweden.

 

ABOUT BIRD GROUP

With over 45+ years of experience in India, Bird Group is amongst the largest and most diversified group of various entities within the industry. With businesses as diverse as 081fdc8462b4d1e61bf97084adcda6bd_bird-group-logopioneering back- office processing to being the representative for many of the world’s leading airlines; from managing the backbone of the technological framework for airline IT and distribution to managing crucial relationships of international service providers, Bird Group has ensured that a comprehensive portfolio of service offering has been created to add value to an extensive client base and add new potential customers. Today Bird Group’s core business includes Travel Technology, Aviation Services, Hospitality, Retail and Education.

 

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Foresight completes a succesful System Demonstration with Uniti Sweden

NESS ZIONA, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Foresight Autonomous Holdings Ltd., a leading developer of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (NASDAQ and TASE: FRSX), announced today that the company has successfully completed a system demonstration performed with Uniti Sweden. The system’s capabilities were demonstrated in Sweden, under a controlled environment and in open road driving.

The parties intend to negotiate a definitive agreement for commercial cooperation whereby Foresight’s multispectral all-weather conditions system will be developed and integrated into Uniti’s electric vehicles as an advanced driver-assistance system (ADAS), as well as the leading sensor system for the future autonomous capabilities of Uniti’s electric cars.

Foresight CEO, Mr. Haim Siboni, said, “We are very excited about the opportunity to team up with Uniti Sweden and provide Foresight’s unique multispectral-all-weather conditions vision-based ADAS system for Uniti’s premium electric vehicles. Both Uniti and Foresight share the same DNA of innovative companies with a strong passion to revolutionize safety and the driving experience for manned and autonomous vehicles. I am confident that this cooperation will be a game changer in the automotive industry.”

Uniti CEO, Lewis Horne, stated, “What Foresight can achieve in all weather and lighting conditions is impressive. Their technology mimics the vision system of humans, while greatly exceeding human vision capabilities and limitations. They are sure to be an important player in the future of autonomous electric cars.”

About Uniti

Uniti Sweden, founded in 2016, is developing a mass market electric city car that brings a new approach to safety and sustainability. The vehicle features autonomous capabilities and boasts an intuitive user experience which includes an electronic steering system, and a full-screen heads-up display. The highly scalable, lightweight construction, ushers in a new era for premium vehicle manufacturing.

About Foresight

Foresight (NASDAQ and TASE: FRSX), founded in 2015, is a technology company engaged in the design, development and commercialization of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) based on 3D video analysis, advanced algorithms for image processing and artificial intelligence. The company, through its wholly owned subsidiary, develops advanced systems for accident prevention, which are designed to provide real-time information about the vehicle’s surroundings while in motion. The systems are designed to alert drivers to threats that might cause accidents, resulting from traffic violations, driver fatigue or lack of concentration, etc., and to enable highly accurate and reliable threat detection while ensuring the lowest rates of false alerts. The company estimates that its systems will revolutionize ADAS by providing an automotive grade, cost-effective platform, and advanced technology.

Source: BusinessWire