Today Karma Automotive teamed up with MIH Consortium as a Diamond sponsor of the MIH Demo Day at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center in Taipei. The annual technical advancements demo day invites EV start-ups from around the world – whether it is an emerging EV brand, powertrain, energy management, autonomous driving, or other EV-related software and hardware – to participate in the 8-week global Founder Catalyst program, driving the future of the EV mobility industry. The final 10 selected teams participated in the final pitch at the MIH Demo Day.
“Startups are the key to building toward the future of smart mobility,” said Jack Cheng, CEO of MIH Consortium. “MIH is creating an open EV ecosystem that promotes innovation and collaboration in the mobility industry and the MIH for Startups program aims to help startups succeed through our open platform. With the shared vision between MIH and Karma Automotive to accelerate the EV revolution, we believe we can create sustainable, diverse, and pleasant lifestyles, such as second living room and digital health, for our next generations.”
With an ongoing commitment to transform the transportation industry and create open EV ecosystems via e-mobility enablers, Karma’s partnership with MIH Consortium continues to push the boundaries of technology and innovation. As part of the sponsorship Karma Automotive, conducted a partner presentation led by Chris Sachno, Sr. Vice President, E-Mobility, Cloud Services & Innovation at Karma. During the presentation Chris, talked about Karma’s vision for the future of the automotive field that is flexible through technology, adding that Karma’s capabilities are designed to engage a diverse audience with e-mobility solutions such as Karma Automotive’s passenger premium luxury EVs, as well as Power by Karma the B2B commercial EV solutions and the Customized Flexible Manufacturing capabilities which enable fast expansion for 3rd party manufacturing.
“We relish the opportunity to work with MIH Consortium, Karma’s participation during MIH Demo Day as a Diamond sponsor further solidifies our commitment to exploring inclusive technologies within the EV sphere,” said Jeff Wawrzyniak, Chief Administrative Officer at Karma Automotive. “Karma and MIH share the common goal of creating an open EV ecosystem, and start-ups play a key role in providing creative disruption in the industry, by introducing new technologies and business models that challenge the norms and drive transformation toward a sustainable future.”
Other companies featured at MIH Demo Day included TomTom, a pioneer in navigation and smart cockpits; American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM), a global Tier 1 powertrain company; Clientron Corporation, an intelligent In-Vehicle driving solution provider and Tier IV, a leader in open-source autonomous driving development.