“Fab-less” Automotive Design

A prototype Adaptive City Mobility City One electric vehicle, with two people standing next to it.

My latest Forbes.com article is about Adaptive City Mobility, a German startup aiming to develop and manufacture an electric fleet vehicle from the ground up. They rely on what founder Paul Leibold calls, “the network economy.”

“They contracted prototyping to Roding, production planning to HÖRMANN Automotive, and series manufacturing to an international Tier 1 automotive supplier. Downstream functions are also handled by partners. A partner manages vehicle leasing, and the digital platform is being developed by Porsche subsidiary MHP.”

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