Kalashnikov says develops electric vehicle to compete with Tesla
MOSCOW, Aug 23 (PRIME) -- RussiaТs arms producer Kalashnikov is developing a super electric vehicle (EV) which will be able to compete with the global industryТs leaders, including Tesla, a representative of the company told PRIME on Thursday.
УWe are developing our own EV concept which is based on several self-developed original systems. The technology will position us alongside the worldТs leading EV producers, including Tesla, and help us compete with them,Ф the person said.
As seen by PRIME on the companyТs website, the CV-1 electric car will be built on the basis of the IZh-21252 Combi retro carТs body and will have a nominal capacity of 220 kilowatt and a 350 kilometer range.
Kalashnikov earlier presented several EV models including a UV-4 with a capacity of up to 50 kilowatt and a maximum speed of 80 kilometers per hour.