Porsche has just increased its stake in Rimac Automobili, a small Croatian brand specializing in components and electric sports cars.
Porsche confirms its interest in Rimac Automobili. The German manufacturer has once again invested in the small Croatian brand, specializing in the development and manufacture of high-tech components for electromobility and which already has an electric hypercar with the C_Two in its catalog.
After acquiring 10% of the company in 2018, then 15.5% in 2019, Porsche still rises in Rimac’s capital, increasing its stake to 24% today via an investment of 70 million euros.
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“Rimac is perfectly positioned in prototype solutions and small series,” said Lutz Meschke, vice president of Porsche.
“Mate Rimac (the founder and boss of the eponymous brand, Editor’s note) and his team are important partners, especially when it comes to supporting us in the development of components. Rimac is well on its way to becoming a leading supplier for Porsche and other manufacturers in the high-tech segment. “, continued the manager. Before adding:” Porsche has already placed its first orders with Rimac for the development of very innovative series components. electric hypercar?
Founded in 2009 and located near Zagreb, Croatia, the Rimac brand now employs nearly 1,000 people.