We are an electric vehicle company addressing the needs of urban mobility.

OUR VISION

To be a sustainable American car company with global reach, making vehicles designed for modern urban life.

OUR MISSION

Design, develop & deliver competitive, capable and connected electric vehicles developed for urban needs.

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Our Team

Swept together by destiny in California, we are a multicultural group of designers, engineers, technology and marketing experts, that have done this before and know what it takes.
We not only know how to build a car but we also know how to run a business.

Stefan Krause

IN CHARGE

Stefan had a 20 year long career at BMW. He held various positions in Engineering, Sales, Marketing & Financial Services at BMW in Germany and the US.

In 2002 he was promoted to the Board of Management of BMW as Global CFO. During his tenure he was also CEO of Rolls Royce and closely involved with the relaunch of the MINI Brand.

He moved to become the Management Board member responsible for Sales, Marketing and Branding before leaving BMW to accept the Global CFO Position at Deutsche Bank in 2008.

After 8 Years at Deutsche Bank as CFO and Managing Board Member, he became a member of the Supervisory Board of Rocket Internet SE, Berlin.

Before founding EVelozcity he was the CFO and COO at Faraday Future in Los Angeles. He has lived in Colombia, the US, Japan, Germany and the UK. Stefan speaks 3 languages fluently.

Karl-Thomas Neumann

IN CHARGE OF MOBILITY

Former CEO of Opel, Karl-Thomas Neumann brings 25 years of automotive industry experience and will be leading innovative mobility concepts.

Prior to Opel, he held various leadership positions including CEO of Volkswagen Group China and CEO of Continental AG. Neumann is a longtime advocate and early pioneer of electric mobility and in 2009 he took over VW’s companywide responsibility for electric propulsion.

KT worked as CTO and Board Member at Continental Automotive Systems, where he oversaw the acquisition of Siemens-VDO, making Continental the second-largest supplier of automotive electronics in Germany. He was then promoted to CEO in 2008.

KT has a passion for new transportation concepts - believing that traditional carmakers will not be driving the change. He feels these new concepts will free major urban centers of traffic and pollution.

Ulrich Kranz

IN CHARGE OF TECHNOLOGY

With over 30 years at BMW in research and development, Ulli was in charge of innovative vehicle and technology projects including the development of the BMW Z3, X5, MINI, i3, i8 and project i.

Having worked in both Europe and the USA, he has strong partnerships with industry leaders as well as key suppliers. He left BMW at the end of 2016 and with his experience in the EV world he consulted with an investment firm on the future of Mobility as well as advising various EV start-up companies in mid-2017.

Ulli was CTO at Faraday Future before founding EVelozcity.

Ulli's passion for automobiles and motorcycles started at a BMW dealership that built BMW race cars, back in 1975. This interest for high-performance cars, pushed him throughout his automotive career to be an industry leader demanding innovative solutions to support the future of clean driving. Ulli is motivated to build an unparalleled sustainable EV brand.

Richard Kim

IN CHARGE OF DESIGN

Until December 2017, Richard was the VP of Design and one of the founding members of Faraday Future. He was responsible for all design and creative departments including Interior and Exterior Vehicle Design, CMF, UIUX, Branding, Web, and VR.

Prior to FF, he was the Design Manager for the VW Audi Group studio in Santa Monica, California focusing on programs for Porsche and Audi. Other experiences include: the VW Audi Design Center in Barcelona, Audi AG in Ingolstadt, Nissan Infiniti in London, and GM Cadillac Advanced Design in Hollywood. In 2008, Richard was one of the original members of the BMW i design team, where he was the lead exterior designer for the BMW i3 production car, the i3 Concept, the i8 Concept, the i8 Spyder Concept, and the BMW i E-Kickboard Concept. Beyond his work for the BMW Group, Richard has also helped design private jet interiors for Embraer and luxury yachts for Intermarine. From 2007-2015, Richard was a faculty member of his alma mater, Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.

Richard's passion for innovation in the mobility space is what brought him together with this dynamic team. He is excited to design a progressive electric vehicle that will address the future needs of mobility for ride-sharing, delivery, and naturally, driving.

EVELOZCITY in the press

“EVELOZCITY Appoints Auto Industry Veteran Karl-Thomas Neumann to its Leadership Team and Board.”

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