- New global headquarters includes engineering and prototyping facilities for the Company’s Class 1 electric Urban Delivery vehicle and future products
- Facility strategically located to industry partners and talent, with capacity to expand the Company’s Detroit-based workforce to 200 employees
- Creation of the Company’s customer center for product testing and customization
- Electric Last Mile, Inc. announced the establishment of its new global headquarters in Troy, Michigan.
Troy, MI. (Jan 13, 2021) – Electric Last Mile, Inc. (ELMS), a commercial electric vehicle solutions company, today announced the establishment of its new global headquarters, which will also house the company’s tech hub, innovation prototype lab and customer center.
With 31,000 square feet of space, the new global headquarters allows capacity for nearly 200 employees in the areas of e-powertrain engineering, vehicle design and integration, prototype development and software solutions. Located in Troy, Michigan, the global headquarters strategically positions ELMS in the center of a network of suppliers and partners and provides access to one of the world’s best automotive talent pools.
The state-of-the-art facility includes an over 15,000 square feet prototype lab, where ELMS plans to assemble initial battery pack and electric motor prototypes as well as complete pre-production vehicle builds.
ELMS also plans to utilize the facility as a customer center where it can work with customers to understand their vehicle specifications and analytics needs, as well as conduct test drives.
“In addition to facilitating our growth, the design of our new global headquarters will allow for collaboration across all aspects of our engineering – from vehicle design, prototyping and software development – and customer engagement, enabling ELMS to deliver for its customers the most efficient and customized solutions for their last mile use cases,” said ELMS co-founder and CEO, James Taylor.
ELMS plans to open additional offices in California and other locations in proximity to major EV talent and development hubs to facilitate innovation, collaboration and advance the commercialization of its products and services.
About Electric Last Mile, Inc.
ELMS is focused on redefining the last mile market with a vertically-integrated approach to designing, manufacturing and customizing electric, connected last mile delivery vehicles. ELMS will provide customers with sustainable and cost-effective vehicle solutions to run their businesses. ELMS’s first vehicle, the Urban Delivery, is anticipated to be the first Class 1 electric vehicle in the U.S. market. The company is headquartered in Troy, Michigan. For more, visit: www.electriclastmile.com
SOURCE: Electric Last Mile, Inc.