- MOKE International, strategic partner of EV Technology Group, opens the doors of the new flagship store ‘Casa MOKE’ in Saint-Tropez
- Launch of new MOKE website offering customers in the UK and Europe a personalized online MOKE experience, with cars delivered to the address of their choice
- This completes a seamless, online and offline experience for MOKE customers.
- Electric MOKE on sale now with pre-orders from £990 on www.mokeinternational.com
- EV Technology Group (NEO:EVTG, OTCQB:EVTGF, DE:B96A) recently entered into a definitive agreement to purchase up to 100% of MIL, bolstering MIL’s capabilities as it embarks on a global expansion with the new electric MOKE
- Electric MOKE revives the spirit of the 1960s icon for the electric vehicle era and perpetuates the British car brand for the next generation
TORONTO, Aug. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — EV Technology Group Ltd. (the “Company” Where “EV Technology Group”) (NEO: EVTG, OTCQB: EVTGF, DE: B96A) today announced that its strategic partner MOKE International Limited (« MIL”), in collaboration with its distribution partner MOKE France SAS (“France”), opened the doors of its new flagship store in its spiritual home, Saint-Tropez, France. Additionally, it has launched a brand new website offering the unique online MOKE experience, where potential owners across the UK and Europe can configure their electric MOKE and pay £990 to secure their pre-orders and join the waiting list.
The new website gives customers the freedom to choose between having a new electric MOKE delivered to a convenient address of their choice or picking it up in person at Casa MOKE, located in one of the most glamorous locations in the world.
The original Mini Moke first appeared in 1964 and has been embraced by luminaries such as Brigitte Bardot, James Bond and The Beach Boys; driven to glamorous and exclusive locations, including the French Riviera. Saint-Tropez quickly became the spiritual home of the MOKE brand, making it the perfect location for the new Casa MOKE flagship store. The newly launched MOKE website offers the same unique MOKE experience for an online audience.
Pictured: Casa MOKE, Saint-Tropez
Pictured: Casa MOKE, Saint-Tropez
EV Technology Group brings MOKE into the era of sustainable mobility
To propel MOKE International into the electric age and make the Electric MOKE widely available to customers, EV Technology Group, recently agreed to acquire an additional 53% of MIL for a total transaction value of approximately $55.1 million. US dollars, and to maintain an option to acquire the remaining shares of MIL. EV Technology Group’s mission is to create and redefine driving pleasure by electrifying iconic brands. Their investment and expertise will allow the MOKE brand to grow rapidly in global markets.
Unique MOKE experience online and at Casa MOKE
The Electric MOKE is much more than just an electric vehicle; it is an emblem of pleasure and freedom. The culture and ethos behind MOKE are as enduring as the charm of the car itself, making customer experience a crucial part of the buying process. The new MOKE International website offers a configurator, allowing potential customers to design their own electric MOKE to their preferred specifications, with a choice of five iconic colors from launch – Granite Grey, Sunlight Yellow, Sunset Orange, Scuba Blue and Wave Blue .
Casa MOKE’s new flagship store in Saint-Tropez offers a bespoke customer experience where they can reflect and experience the electric MOKE in person, and on the French Riviera, making green and luxurious open-air driving a reality.
A network of MOKE partners and agents is being established worldwide to harmonize logistics, sales and after-sales services. In the UK, MOKE International has an exclusive partnership with Hendy Group, a family business with over 20 dealerships and service centers located throughout the South of England.
Isobel Dando, CEO of MOKE International, said: “MOKE now offers customers the ease of configuring and purchasing their electric MOKE online, as well as the intimate experience of the Casa MOKE flagship store. The Casa MOKE website and launch focus on creating a personal and simple customer experience. Online orders are delivered to the address of his choice, and at Casa MOKE, customers can enjoy the Electric MOKE themselves in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere in MOKE’s spiritual home, Saint-Tropez.
Wouter Witvoet, CEO and Founder of EV Technology Group, said: “The MOKE International team has created a seamless user experience, whether you start offline or online. From entering Casa MOKE and meeting the Electric MOKE directly, to completing a purchase with the configurator The brand is full of joy – and that’s exactly what EV Technology Group wants to achieve by electrifying iconic brands.
Fully electric. Fully British. Fully MOKE
Production of the Electric MOKE is already underway in England, with the first deliveries to customers already made. Using a 44 hp engine and weighing less than 800 kg, the rear-wheel-drive MOKE covers 0-34 mph (0-55 km/h) in 4.3 seconds and reaches a top speed of 50 mph (80 km/h). h). A full charge takes just four hours via a Type 2 port and the electric MOKE covers up to 80 miles of range on a single charge – enough for four round trips across the French Riviera.
Electric MOKE Specifications
* Subject to Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WTLP) testing
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EV Technology Group was founded in 2021 with a vision to electrify iconic brands – and a mission to redefine driving pleasure in the electric age. By acquiring iconic brands and bringing beloved automotive experiences into the electric age, EV Technology Group is advancing the electric vehicle revolution. Supported by a diverse team of passionate entrepreneurs, engineers and driving enthusiasts, EV Technology Group creates value for its customers by owning the total customer experience – acquiring and partnering with iconic brands with significant growth potential in unique markets and controlling end-to-end capabilities. To learn more, visit: https://evtgroup.com/
About MOKE International
MOKE and the MOKE logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of MOKE International Limited in the European Union and other territories. MOKE International, a company registered in England, is the only manufacturer of genuine MOKE vehicles in the world. The marque was acquired from Casti SpA and derives from the original British Motor Corporation registration in 1964. The MOKE is a revitalized and redesigned version of the iconic Mini Moke which was originally designed by the legendary Sir Alec Issigonis, the designer of the 1959 Mini, and launched in 1964. The Mini Moke was created as an inexpensive and easy to use product. for servicing recreational and utility vehicles, but it quickly gained cult status in fashionable resorts such as the French Riviera and the Caribbean. It was driven by The Beatles, Bridget Bardot and James Bond. MOKE International has brought the Mini Moke into the modern era by incorporating advanced riding technologies, including full electric power, while staying true to the iconic design that made it a global hit in the 1960s. their legacy, the MOKEs are today designed and built in Northamptonshire, England. Production takes place in a state-of-the-art 500,000 square foot facility owned and operated by UK automotive manufacturing services company, Fablink Group.
MOKE and the MOKE logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of MOKE International Limited (“MOKE International”) in the European Union and other territories. MOKE International, a company registered in England, is the only manufacturer of genuine MOKE vehicles in the world. The brand was acquired from Casti SpA and derives from the original registration of British Motor Corporation in 1964. MOKE France is the official French licensee. For more information visit: https://mokeinternational.com
This press release contains forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to: MIL’s direct-to-consumer website, online ordering for the Electric MOKE, actual performance of the Electric MOKE and the definitive agreement between EV Technology Group and the shareholders of MIL. Often, but not always, these forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of words such as “estimated”, “potential”, “open”, “future”, “presumed”, “projected”, “used”, “detailed”. ‘, ‘has been’, ‘gains’, ‘planned’, ‘reflecting’, ‘will’, ‘contains’, ‘remaining’, ‘to be’, or statements that events ‘could’ or ‘should’ occur or be achieved and similar expressions, including negative variations.
Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from the results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the statements. forward-looking statements, including those factors discussed under “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Filing Statement. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause the actions, events or results differ from those anticipated, estimated or expected.
Forward-looking statements involve significant risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from the results discussed or implied by the forward-looking statements. These factors should be carefully considered and readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Although the forward-looking statements contained in this press release are based on what management believes to be reasonable assumptions, the Company cannot assure readers that actual results will be consistent with these forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements contained herein are made as of the date hereof, and the Company disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise, unless the law requires it. There can be no assurance that such forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.
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