Sono Motors Reaches 15,000 Reservations

  • To Date, Munich-Based Mobility Provider Sono Motors Has Received Over 15,000 Direct Consumer Reservations, With an Average Down Payment of $3,300

  • Reservations for the Sion, the World’s First Solar Electric Vehicle (SEV) For the Masses, Correspond To a Total Order Value of $385 Million (€321 Mio.)

  • In Addition to Many German Reservations, the Company Has Received Further European Reservations

28 October 2021 – Sono Motors - the German solar mobility provider - has announced the achievement of reaching 15,000 private reservations of its Sion, the world’s first solar electric vehicle (SEV) for the masses, with an average down-payment of $3,300. Even prior to the commencement of production, the company has booked a total order value of $385 million. Currently priced at $25,600 net (€21,400), Sono Motors is planning to increase the net price of the Sion to $28,700 (€23,900) either on 15 November or when the reservation number has reached 16,000 - depending on which occurs earlier.

Pre-orders of the Sion continue to be predominantly placed in Germany and the rest of the DACH (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) region, but the company is also registering increasing numbers from countries such as France, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain and Portugal. 

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Sono Motors is on a pioneering mission to accelerate the revolution of mobility by making every vehicle solar. Its disruptive solar technology has been developed to enable seamless integration into all types of vehicles to reduce the impact of CO2 emissions and pave the way for climate-friendly mobility. 

Sono Motors is developing the world’s first solar electric vehicle (SEV) for the masses, the Sion. Empowered by a strong community, Sono Motors has amassed more than 16,000 reservations with advance payments for the Sion. These vehicles will be produced through contract manufacturing with customer deliveries expected to begin in the first half of 2023.

Sono Motors' proprietary solar technology has been engineered to enable integration and licensing for a wide range of vehicle architectures that go far beyond the Sion, such as buses, trailers, trucks, camper vans, trains and boats.