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Brammo Production Begins in Europe
Production of Brammo electric motorcycles is now underway in a facility in Sárvár, Hungary.
The facility will produce about 660 units a month. The facility will initially be used to produce the Brammo Enertia and Enertia Plus for North America, Europe and Asia.
“Now that our new facility has begun production, we have a significant number of customer and fleet orders that we will be fulfilling this year,” says Craig Bramscher, founder and CEO of Brammo. “It’s been a very satisfying year with customer orders, new dealers and now production all gaining momentum much faster than anticipated.”
The Sárvár facility is operated by electronics manufacturing provider Flextronics. Brammo announced a partnership with Flextronics in September 2010 to increase the company’s production capabilities to a global scale.
Brammo Production Gets Underway in Europe
ASHLAND, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Brammo Inc., a global leader in the electric motorcycle industry, is proud to announce that production of its award-winning motorcycles is now under way at the Flextronics production facility in Sárvár, Hungary.
“Now that our new facility has begun production, we have a significant number of customer and fleet orders that we will be fulfilling this year.”
The newest Brammo production line is capable of producing 660 motorcycles a month and will initially produce the Brammo Enertia and Enertia Plus for North American, European and Asian customers.
Craig Bramscher, CEO and Founder of Brammo said; “Now that our new facility has begun production, we have a significant number of customer and fleet orders that we will be fulfilling this year.” Bramscher added; “It’s been a very satisfying year with customer orders, new dealers and now production all gaining momentum much faster than anticipated.”
The Brammo production facility in Sárvár is almost certainly the most advanced electric motorcycle assembly line in the world and it sets new standards for quality and efficiency. Brammo’s focus on designing for commercialization and quality ensures that its award-winning motorcycles are extremely reliable and can be serviced quickly and easily by skilled motorcycle technicians.
Brian Wismann, Director of Product Development at Brammo Inc., said; “After 8 months of solid, concerted effort on both sides we have reached this milestone, and I couldn’t be more proud of the team. We have been extremely impressed with how much Flextronics brings to the table in the way of manufacturing and quality processes owing to their vast experience as a Tier 1 automotive supplier and contract manufacturer. This partnership gives Brammo the ability to scale production and access global markets and the benefit of strengthening its reputation as the builder of the world’s finest electric motorcycles.”
Brammo Inc. is a leading electric vehicle technology company headquartered in North America. Brammo designs and develops electric vehicles including the Enertia, Empulse and Engage motorcycles. Brammo is an OEM supplier of its innovative Brammo Digital Drivetrain™ systems including the Brammo Power™ battery pack and Brammo Power™ vehicle management system. Brammo has vehicle distribution and marketing operations in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit www.brammo.com.
Headquartered in Singapore (Singapore Reg. No. 199002645H), Flextronics is a leading Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider focused on delivering complete design, engineering and manufacturing services to automotive, computing, consumer, industrial, infrastructure, medical and mobile OEMs. Flextronics helps customers design, build, ship, and service electronics products through a network of facilities in 30 countries on four continents. This global presence provides design and engineering solutions that are combined with core electronics manufacturing and logistics services, and vertically integrated with components technologies, to optimize customer operations by lowering costs and reducing time to market. For more information, please visit www.flextronics.com.
Sárvár, Hungary, on the banks of the River Rába at Kemeneshát, has a population of 16,000 and is the site where Hungary’s first book, the New Testament, was printed, in 1541.