30th September 2021 – Imagine a car that can charge using the sun, can generate an income via a car sharing scheme and is also affordable to buy. Sounds like a pipe dream, right? Think again - say hello to Sono Motors' Sion electric car.
28th August 2021 – A fuel-guzzling car, more clothes than necessary, and devices that consume a load of electricity. We are all guilty of this. There are alternatives, however. From minute 11, Sono Motors and the Sion are introduced.
19th July 2021 – Tightness among former Tesla colleagues has led to new partnership between Silicon Valley tech company Sibros and German automaker Sono Motors that's building a solar electric vehicle.
24th June 2021 – Electric cars are considered to be expensive and not that climate-friendly. A Munich-based start-up has a vision to combat this. The affordable and solar-powered Sion, the development of which is being decided in collaboration with customers. So, what can this car do?
24th June 2021 – Sono Motors’ requiem was ready to go. But with perseverance and a few rounds of financing, the Munich-based start-up has brought itself back from the brink. The Sion electric car is to be brought onto the market in 2023 and, with the help of innovative solar panels, will itself guarantee a degree of autonomy from charging stations.
24th June 2021 – An electric car that charges itself whilst driving in the sun. This sounds so obvious it’s almost bewildering that none of the big market players have caught on. Instead, it’s the Munich-based start-up Sono that want to launch the sun-assisted car - the Sion - in 2023.
24th June 2021 – Sono Motors, the Munich-based start-up, only presented a near-production prototype of its first e-car, the Sion, back in January. Now the manufacturer is following suit and announcing a range upgrade at no extra cost.
24th June 2021 – From 2023 Sono Motors plan to have its solar car, the Sion, in series production. The prototype is already well advanced and is now being fitted with a battery that, until now, no German manufacturer has dared to use - by no means the only pioneering achievement.
15th April 2021 – It’s Sono Motors’ expressed goal to produce a car that takes advantage of solar energy and is suitable for everyday use. This goal seems to be resonating with the e-car’s pre-order customers. Meanwhile looks towards 13,000 private reservations for the Sion SEV (solar electric vehicle), with an average downpayment of 3,000.
13th April 2021 – Welcome back to another EVS. We hope you haven’t missed us too terribly. Our spotlight this go-around is on Sono Motors based out of Germany. This EV startup has developed a solar electric vehicle (SEV) called the Sion that can add up to an additional 150 miles of range per week by harnessing the power of the sun.
14th March 2021 – As electric vehicles go mainstream, the auto industry has largely reached the consensus that the next big thing is no longer about eliminating gas engines, but finding the most efficient method to generate electricity to power cars.
22nd February 2021 – Story about Sono Motors starts at minute 10:00.Climate change is a serious issue. But what does it really mean for us? How quickly and radically do we need to act? What can be done individually? What can’t? What technical innovations are there that can help make transport, industry, agriculture and other such areas of our lives as climate-neutral as possible?
28th January 2021 – The German state-funded EV trailer project has created a truck trailer that converts solar energy into electric propulsion. This supports and, partially, replaces the diesel traction engine.
12th January 2021 – Solar modules on cars have long been considered a nice gimmick. German start-up Sono wants to make the technology affordable and is to unveil a prototype at CES trade show. Other vehicle manufacturers are increasingly turning to photovoltaics.
26th November 2021 –
For companies listed on the stock exchange, there are certain structures, duties and tasks for which the supervisory board is responsible. Chair Wilko Stark and Vice-Chair Martina Buchhauser talk in an interview about Sono Motors’ strengths and what challenges the company still has to overcome in coming years.
18th November 2021 –
Sono has leapt over another huge milestone on the journey to getting the Sion on the road with news of its initial public offering. This will enable us to raise the financial means to initiate the Sion’s final development phase. Community board member Sebastian Böttger had the opportunity to talk to CFO Torsten Kiedel about the IPO and collected the most important questions and answers in this blog post.
9th November 2021 –
What a week! We already have something to celebrate together just days after we announced the planned price increase - reaching 16,000 reservations! We’re so pleased that so many people used the opportunity so quickly. Thank you for your support and trust!