National Electric Vehicle Sweden

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National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB
Industry Automotive
Founded 2012
Headquarters Trollhättan, Sweden
Key people
Kai Johan Jiang (Chairman)
Stefan Tilk (President)
Products Automobiles
Owner NME Holdings (43%)
Tianjin BHIDA (30%)
Number of employees
504 (February 2016)

National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB, abbreviated as NEVS, is a Swedish holding company that has acquired the assets of Saab from a bankruptcy estate in 2012. The company focuses on the development of electric vehicles.

NEVS will be the trademark of the company’s products including the first electric vehicle based on the 9-3 platform with start in 2017. On June 21, 2016, NEVS announced they will no longer use the Saab trademark.[1]


The first pre-production car made by NEVS, a Saab 9-3.

On August 31, 2012, NEVS acquired the main assets of the Saab Automobile bankruptcy estates. In December 2015 the company signed a strategic collaboration agreement with the Chinese company Panda New Energy Co, an energy vehicle leasing company that focuses on limiting emissions. According to the agreement, NEVS will provide Panda with 150,000 9-3 sedan electric vehicles until the end of 2020.[2][3] NEVS signed a battery contract with Contemporary Amperex Technology in 2017.[4] In 2017, Chinese rental car company Didi Chuxing announced a 4 billion SEK investment in NEVS.[5]

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Tianjin Binhai Hi-tech Industrial Development Area, (Tianjin BHIDA)[edit]

Tianjin has a population of 15 million and borders Hebei Province and Beijing Municipality. A coordinated development planning among Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei Province were approved by the central government of P.R.C. this year to promote the regional integration with priority on traffic management, environmental protection, energy security and industrial upgrades.

Tianjin BHIDA, where NEVS’ new energy vehicle factory and R&D joint venture will be located, is one of the first Chinese national Hi-tech industrial parks, and have attracted numbers of multinationals to invest and manufacture.

State Research Information Technology Co., Ltd. (SRIT)[edit]

SRIT is a leading IT provider owned by the State Council Development Research Centre and the telecom giant China Unicom. The company has around 750 employees in China, and taken on projects for leading companies and academic institutions.

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