LUXEMBOURG – Arrival, inventor of a unique new method of design and production of equitable electric vehicles by local Microfactories, today announced that physical type approval testing is now complete for the Van, and Arrival expects to receive official paperwork over the coming weeks for European Whole Vehicle Type Approval (EUWVTA).

“This is another milestone achievement for Arrival following the recent certification of our Bus, and is a testimony to our innovative technologies and our unique new method of design and production of electric vehicles. We are excited to see our customers start to operate our vehicles later this year,” said Denis Sverdlov, Founder and CEO at Arrival.

Arrival expects to receive official paperwork over the coming weeks for the European Whole Vehicle Type Approval (EUWVTA) and is expecting to start production of the Van in Bicester, UK in Q3 2022 and Charlotte, NC, USA in Q4 2022.

About – Arrival is reinventing the automotive industry with its entirely new approach to the design and assembly of electric vehicles. Low CapEx, rapidly scalable Microfactories combined with proprietary in-house developed components, materials and software, enable the production of best-in-class vehicles competitively priced to fossil fuel variants and with a substantially lower Total Cost of Ownership. This transformative approach provides cities globally with the solutions they need to create sustainable urban environments and exceptional experiences for their citizens. Arrival was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in the United Kingdom, with over 1,800 global employees located in offices across the United States, Germany, Netherlands, Israel, Russia, and Luxembourg. The company is deploying its first three Microfactories in North and South Carolina, US and Bicester, UK in 2021.

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