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Most important strategic decision in Sono Motor’s history: Community to decide about the future of the Sion, the solar-electric passenger car.

8th December 2022 – MUNICH, Germany, 8 December 2022 – Jona Christians and Laurin Hahn, CEOs and co-founders of Sono Motors, make statement regarding the #saveSion campaign.…

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Third Quarter 2022: Increase in Reservations and Multiple International Partnerships Signed

8th December 2022 – Sono Motors’ Revenues Six Times Higher Compared to Q2 2022…

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Sono Group N.V. to Raise $31.1 Million via Convertible Debentures

8th December 2022 – Convertible Debentures Position Sono Group N.V. to Raise Some of the External Funding Needed Until Start of Production of the Sion, Sono Motors’ Solar Electric Vehicle (SEV).…

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Sono Motors Expands Cooperation With Continental for Development of Solar Electric Vehicle Sion

21st November 2022 – The Sion Series-Validation Vehicles Are Being Equipped With Several Hardware and Software Solutions From Technology Company Continental.…

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Sono Motors and Pepper Debut Electric Bus With Solar Technology

17th November 2022 – Sono Motors and Pepper Electric Bus With Solar Technology Makes On-Street Debut.…

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Sono Motors and Bosch Automotive Aftermarket Confirm Long-term Europe-wide Partnership

10th November 2022 – The Munich-based Solar Mobility OEM Sono Motors and the Long-Established German Company Bosch Will Collaborate for Servicing and Repairing the Sion Within the Framework of the Bosch Car Service…

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Sono Motors Receiving Broad Interest for Its Solar EV in the U.S. Including Award Winning Actor Whoopi Goldberg

1st November 2022 – Sono Motors Concludes U.S. Tour With ‘Sion’, Which Has the Potential to Become the World’s First Affordable Solar Electric Vehicle (SEV), Hundreds of Attendees, Including Whoopi Goldberg, Show…

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Sono Motors Debuts Affordable Solar Electric Vehicle, ‘Sion’, for First Time in the U.S.; Kicks Off Multi-City Solar Mobility Tour

11th October 2022 – Sion, which Sono Motors believes will be the world’s first affordable solar electric vehicle (SEV) showcased at Times Square in New York, kicking off a three-week cross-country tour including stops…

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Sono Motors Gains Scania and LLT as New Customers

6th October 2022 – Sono Motors Gains Scania and LLT as New Customers, Putting Buses With Solar Technology on the Road in Luleå, Sweden.…

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Sono Motors Debuts at IAA Transportation With Four Solar Trailer Premieres

19th September 2022 – In Hall 26, Booth C02, Visitors Can Experience Sono Motors’ Complete Range of Solar Technology for Its Three Key Industries - Buses, Electric Transporters as Well as Refrigerated Vehicles…

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Second Quarter 2022: Increasing Orders for ‘Sion’ Solar-Electric Passenger Car and More B2B Solar-Retrofit Projects

8th September 2022 – Sono Motors’ Revenues in the Second Quarter 2022 Exceed First Quarter 2022 Revenues.…

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FINN Intends to Purchase 12,600 Sion from Sono Motors to Be Used in a Sustainable Fleet

7th September 2022 – FINN and Sono Motors Signed a Letter of Intent Concerning the Reservation and Purchase of 12,600 Sion…

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Sono Motors to Partner With ÖPNV-Service for Solar Retrofit Implementation

6th September 2022 – Sono Motors Signs Letter of Intent (LoI) With ÖPNV-Service Hagen…

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Sono Motors Reaches 20,000 Reservations for Its ‘Sion’ Solar-Electric Passenger Car

1st September 2022 – As of 1 September 2022, Munich-Based Solar Mobility OEM Sono Motors Reported More Than 20,000 Direct Consumer Reservations, With an Average Down Payment of about €2,000…

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IAA Transportation – Sono Motors to Premiere Several Commercial Vehicles With Solar Solutions

18th August 2022 – Sono Motors to Debut Multiple Commercial Vehicles With Solar Solutions and the All New Solar Bus Kit at IAA Transportation in Hanover, 19 - 25 September, Hall 26 Booth C02 …

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Sono Motors Unveils Production Design of Its ‘Sion’ Solar-Electric Passenger Car And ‘Solar Bus Kit’ For Public Transportation Fleets

25th July 2022 – Munich-Based Solar Mobility OEM Sono Motors Mark Two World Premieres at Its First “Celebrate the Sun” Community Event…

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“Find a Community” – Sono Motors Expands Carsharing With Innovative Service

5th July 2022 – Launch of the Sono Motors Carsharing App Developed by Sono Motors, Which Makes Every Private Car Accessible to a Self-Defined Community…

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First Quarter 2022: Sono Motors Further Accelerates B2B Customer Projects for Solar Integration

22nd June 2022 – Revenues in the First Quarter 2022 Already Exceed Full-Year 2021 Revenues. …

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Sono Motors Cooperates With Logistics Provider Rhenus to Optimize Solar Technology

15th June 2022 – Rhenus Group Test Vehicle Equipped With Sono Solar Metrology …

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Sono Group Announces $150 Million Committed Equity Facility

13th June 2022 – Committed Equity Facility Positions Sono Group to Raise Some of the External Funding Needed Until Start of Production.…

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Sono Motors and CHEREAU Sign Contract to Enter the Market for Solar-Powered Refrigerated Trailers

1st June 2022 – Solar Technology to Provide Refrigerated Trailers With up to 9.8 kW Peak, Save Approx. 3,400 Liters of Fuel and Reduce Approx. 9 Tonnes of Local CO2-Emissions per Year per Vehicle…

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Sono Motors Announces Closing of Follow-on Offering

3rd May 2022 – Munich, Germany  Sono Group N.V. (Nasdaq: SEV; “Sono Motors” or the “Company”) announced today the closing of its previously announced…

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Sono Motors Announces Pricing of Follow-on Offering

29th April 2022 – Munich, Germany  Sono Group N.V. (Nasdaq: SEV; “Sono Motors” or the “Company”) announced today the pricing of its follow-on offering of…

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Sono Motors Announces Follow-on Offering

26th April 2022 – Munich, Germany – Sono Group N.V. (Nasdaq: SEV; “Sono Motors” or the “Company”) announced today the launch of a proposed follow-on offering of 10,000,000 ordinary shares,…

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Full Year 2021 Corporate Update: Sono Motors Solar Technology Delivered to Several Partners and Sion Production Capacity Secured

19th April 2022 – Several B2B Projects for Solar Integration Delivered, Including Solar Buses for Public Transport in Q1 2022, Last Mile Delivery Truck and US RV Retailer in 2021.…

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New Partnership – Sono Motors to Produce Sion Solar Electric Vehicle at Valmet Automotive

5th April 2022 – Sono Motors and Valmet Automotive Announce the Signing of a Term Sheet Concerning the Production of the Sion Solar Electric Vehicle (SEV) At Valmet Automotive’s Production Line in Uusikaupunki,…

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Sono Motors Technology Used for Munich’s First Solar Bus — MVG to Put Solar Bus Trailer Into Operation

31st March 2022 – Sono Motors Innovative Solar Technology for Buses Is Used in Real Conditions in Munich for the First Time…

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Sono Motors Enters Series-Validation Phase

14th March 2022 – Components, Vehicle Parameters and the Final Sion Design Have Been Defined…

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Sono Motors Introduces Supervisory Board

25th November 2021 – In Addition to Automotive and Financial Experts, the Five-Member Supervisory Board Is Made up of Community and Employee Representatives…

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Sono Motors Announces Closing of Initial Public Offering and Full Exercise of Underwriters’ Option to Purchase Additional Shares

19th November 2021 – Sono Group N.V. (NASDAQ: SEV) (parent company to “Sono Motors GmbH”, “Sono Motors” or the “Company”) announced today the closing of its initial public offering of an aggregate of…

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Sono Motors IPO: SEV Starts Trading on Nasdaq

17th November 2021 – Sono Group N.V. (NASDAQ: SEV) (parent company to “Sono Motors GmbH”, “Sono Motors” or the “Company”), the Company that seeks to revolutionize the future of solar-powered transportation,…

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Sono Motors Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

17th November 2021 – Sono Group N.V. (parent company to “Sono Motors GmbH”, “Sono Motors” or the “Company”) announces the pricing of its initial public offering of 10,000,000 common shares at a price to the…

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Sono Motors Announces Launch of Initial Public Offering

8th November 2021 – Sono Group N.V. (parent company to “Sono Motors GmbH”, “Sono Motors” or the “Company”) today announced that it has commenced an initial public offering of 10,000,000 common shares. The…

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Sono Motors Reaches 15,000 Reservations

28th October 2021 – To Date, Munich-Based Mobility Provider Sono Motors Has Received Over 15,000 Direct Consumer Reservations, With an Average Down Payment of $3,300…

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Sono Motors Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

22nd October 2021 – Sono Group N.V. (parent company to “Sono Motors GmbH”, “Sono Motors” or the “Company”) today announced that it has publicly filed a registration statement on Form F-1 with the U.S.…

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Sono Motors Presents Light Electric Vehicle ARI Motors Prototype With Solar Integration at the Intersolar Exhibition

6th October 2021 – First Light Electric Vehicle Prototype From ARI Motors With Solar Integration Premieres at the Intersolar Exhibition From 6-8 October in Munich…

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Sono Motors to Provide 100 Sion to We Drive Solar for V2G Project in the City of Utrecht

16th September 2021 – Munich-Based Mobility Provider Sono Motors Will Support the City of Utrecht, and Their V2G Efforts With 100 Sion, the World’s First Solar Electric Vehicle (SEV) For the Masses…

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Sono Motors Launches Its Own Bidirectional Wallbox

2nd September 2021 – The Innovative Bidirectional AC Wallbox Is up to 70% More Affordable Than Comparable DC Wallboxes and Thus Makes Vehicle-to-Home (v2h) And Vehicle-to-Grid (v2g) Affordable…

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Sono Motors Commences Community Tour Through Germany With Latest Prototype

8th July 2021 – Test Drives With the Latest Sion Solar Electric Car Prototype Generation Possible in Many Locations…

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Sono Motors’ Sion Gets More Powerful Battery with Greater Range

24th June 2021 – The New 54 kWh LFP Battery Provides the Sion With an Extended Range of up to 305 km and a Maximum Charging Power of up to 75 kW…

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Sono Motors and MAN Truck & Bus Want to Jointly Analyze Applications of Solar Technology in Commercial Vehicles

7th May 2021 – Electric transporter collects additional electricity through solar energy…

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13,000 International Reservations for the SEV Sion

15th April 2021 – More than 13,000 individual reservations and payments have been placed on the Munich-based mobility provider Sono Motors’ Solar Electric Vehicle (SEV)…

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Internationally Renowned Top Executive Joins Sono Motors as CTO

18th March 2021 – Markus Volmer (47) will be the new lead for complete vehicle development at Sono Motors…

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Sono Motors and EasyMile Reveal Collaboration on Autonomous Solar-Powered Passenger Shuttle

25th January 2021 – Sono Motors and EasyMile are equipping an EZ10 autonomous shuttle prototype with Sono Motors’ patented solar technology, testing a new energy concept for electric and driverless shuttles.…

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Sono Motors Unveils Next Gen Solar EV Prototype - Surprising Audience with Solar Trailer

13th January 2021 – Solar EV Innovator successfully exhibits next gen prototype in a two-part series at CES…

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Sono Motors Reaches New Landmark in Journey to First Solar EV for the Masses

4th January 2021 – Community-supported solar EV trailblazer launches a new prototype at CES 2021…

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Sono Motors Completes €45 million Series C Funding Round

16th December 2020 – Solar mobility trailblazer reaches €100 million funding milestone …

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New Prototype of Sono Motors’ Sion to Be Launched at CES 2021

After a year of development, Sono Motors is setting an important milestone towards series production.…

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Solar Mobility Provider Sono Motors and Team Rosberg Engineering (TRE) Partner on Development of Chassis for Solar-Electric Car Sion

The novel cooperation includes the development, simulation, and production of a suspension and chassis system for Sono Motors’ electric car Sion.…

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Sono Motors Prepares Approval of Technology for Solar Integration into Body of Electric Vehicles

The project with Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE extends from the testing of the patented solar technology through to approval.…

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Sono Motors Patents Bidirectional Charging Technology for Electric Cars

This technology allows intelligent management of the electrical energy budget of an electric vehicle.…

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Sono Motors Is the First Automaker to Join the Fair Cobalt Alliance

The Fair Cobalt Alliance is an initiative that is working to improve conditions in the small-scale cobalt mining industry in the Democratic Republic of Congo.…

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Sono Motors With New Chief Financial Officer

Torsten Kiedel, start-up experienced CFO, joins the management of Sono Motors…

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Community Funding Successfully Completed: Sono Motors Campaign Reaches 53 Million Euros

More than 10,000 supporters set an example for sustainable future mobility in one of the largest Community Funding Campaigns.…

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Sono Motors Launches Community Funding Campaign with Target of 50 Million Euros

2,000 vehicle preorders to be generated in four weeks.…

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Sono Motors Shows Interior Design of the Sion

Suitable for everyday use and ready to be shared: SEV Sion features a puristic and intuitive interior concept.…

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Sono Motors Hits 10,000 Mark for Preorders of First Series Production SEV Sion

Number of paid preorders has doubled since June 2018. Current reservations represent a total turnover of 214 million euros.…

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Sono Motors to Produce Sion in Sweden

First series production SEV to be manufactured at former SAAB plant in Trollhättan.…

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Sono Motors Presents Design of the Sion

Innovative electric car features full-surface solar integration and more space.…

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Sono Motors Awards Major Contract to Continental

Long-Term Partnership for Production of the Sion’s Electric Drive Unit…

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Sono Motors Announces New Round of Financing

Campaign Generates More Than 5 Million Euros in the First Week…

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Sono Motors announces Dutch market entry 一 demand for test drives continues to rise

37 event days planned in 18 cities in the Netherlands and the core market of Germany, comprising some 3,500 test drives.…

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Sono Motors: Solar Car “Sion” on test drive tour throughout Germany

Due to high demand: 17 test drive tour stops in Germany with the solar car Sion.…

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