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SF Motors unveils all-electric SUVs with powertrain from Tesla co-founder to be produced at former Hummer factory

SF Motors, the electric vehicle startup launched by China’s Sokon, has been making a lot of moves over the last year, like acquiring AM General’s South Bend, Indiana assembly plant, where they used to produce the commercial Hummer, and buying the electric powertrain startup founded by Martin Eberhard, Tesla co-founder.

Now the company has unveiled the electric vehicles that they plan to produce.

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SF Motors says it will make ‘premium EVs’ at new factory with tech developed by Tesla co-founder

SF Motors have made several moves lately that caught our attention, but it was never clear what kind of electric cars they will be producing since their parent company, Sokon, is known for making commercial vehicles and motorcycles.

As they closed the deal to buy the former Hummer plant in Indiana yesterday, they confirmed that they will be producing ‘premium electric vehicles’.

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Tesla co-founder Martin Eberhard resurfaces to bring a Chinese EV company to the US

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We haven’t really heard much about Tesla’s original co-founder, Martin Eberhard, after the very public ‘founders disagreement’ with Elon Musk following his ousting from his role as CEO of the company back in 2008. He briefly led Volkswagen’s electric vehicle development in the US and later joined his former Tesla colleagues at competitor Atieva before leaving last year.

Now he resurfaces as a consultant for a Chinese electric vehicle company trying to enter the US market.

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