Company Transforms Classic Cars of Yesteryear Into Electric Vehicles of Tomorrow, Extending The Lifetime & Long-Term Value of Today's Iconic Collectibles
HELSINKI, Aug. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- e-Drive Retro, an early leader in transforming vintage cars into sustainably collectible electronic vehicles, today announced that it is officially open for business across Northern Europe. The company has also launched its new and improved web presence, located at www.e-driveretro.com. As the leader of an entirely new automotive category – Electric Vehicle Classic Car Conversion – e-Drive Retro has developed a proprietary EV drive train technology and a five-step conversion process, requiring nominal maintenance and compliant with zero emissions policies globally.
Founded by engineering and business thought leader Michael M. Richardson, e-Drive Retro's leadership team includes world-class automotive engineers and global industry leaders. e-Drive Retro also has a strategic partnership with Grips Garage, Finland's most revered classic vehicle restoration specialist, to act as the central restoration garage for its classic car conversions in the region.
"I am thrilled to share my life-long passion for innovative design, technology, and iconic automobiles through the launch of e-Drive Retro in Northern Europe," said Founder and CEO, Michael M. Richardson. "My vision of marrying state-of-the-art all electric drive-train technology, control system software and The Internet of Things (IoT) with the iconic car designs of the 50's, 60's, and 70's creates an entirely new class of authentic collectible automobiles which are not only timeless showpieces, but are also practical and reliable vehicles to enjoy driving every day, with a clean environmental conscience."
The GT6-EV (license "E-DRIVE1") will be showcased at a test-driving event with Grips Garage, hosted by the Sportscar Breakfast Club near Helsinki on August 6th. For additional information about taking a turn at the wheel of this captivating classic, visit us at www.e-driveretro.com and at www.facebook.com/edriveretro.
ABOUT e-DRIVE RETRO:
e-Drive Retro is pioneering a new class of rolling art in the electric automotive industry. This international company combines a passion for vintage cars with precision European engineering and a white glove EV transformation methodology to convert stylish, iconic cars of yesteryear into reliably high performing, smart connected, sustainable electronic vehicles of tomorrow. For more information, visit www.e-driveretro.com.
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