The vital organs behind many of the established automotive order’s next-generation cars aren’t being developed in-house. Instead, a number of industry giants are turning to a relatively modest Croatian company fronted by an enthusiastic inventor-cum-entrepreneur barely in his 30s.
Rimac Automobili — known to some as a low-volume electric supercar maker — is looking to spread its wings, and founder Mate Rimac sat down with Auto Express to explain how he and his team are making this happen.
“What we want to be is the ultimate company for high-performance electric cars,” he explained. “On one side with our own cars, but on the other side with components that will help other people make great cars.”
The firm is 10 years old now, but it’s made only enough cars to count on your fingers in that time. That’s all about to change, though. Beyond grabbing headlines with news of investment from makers such as Porsche and Hyundai, plus technology deals with Aston Martin and beyond,
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January 09, 2020