Meet Francesco Mastrandrea - Chief Engineer of powertrain
Francesco joined Thunder Power in 2015 and he is the Chief Engineer of powertrain. He started his career in engineering for motorsports and then moved onto more the sustinable side of automotive engineering.
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Thunder Power Story
Chairman & CEO Wellen Sham
Recognizing that the traditional gasoline engine would no longer be viable in the long term, Wellen Sham was inspired to find a better way. In 2011, he took control of the listed group Motomax and reorganized it to a company focused on innovation and technology, which led to the creation of Thunder Power. “I want to bring people a better life, a more convenient life.” - Wellen Sham, Frankfurt 2017.
At the IAA 2017, Thunder Power amazed the crowd again at its press conference by unveiling its proprietry chassis, an updated Sedan, and the new SUV prototype. Global pre-ordering for the Limited Edition coupe was also announced. For more details about Thunder Power at IAA 2017, please click the title to download full press release.
Thunder Power Taiwan Brand Unveiling and 488 Limited Edition Pre-order
TPEV Taipei brand unveiling was held on 8th Aug. Our CEO, Mr. Wellen Sham, and Global Director of Sales and Business Development, Mr. Christopher Nicoll took the chance to surprise the crowd with a teaser of our 488 Limited Edition coupe, which will be officially launched at the IAA 2017 in September. To make your pre-order, please email us at email@example.com.
Road to Future Parade in Taipei
The Thunder Power Sedan paraded on one of the busiest districts of Taipei, Xinyi District. It was an exciting event to see Mr. Luo Zhi Qiang (Taipei City mayoral candidate) and the public witnessing the Sedan for the first time.
The Sedan drove around the bustling streets of the Breeze shopping complex and made a couple of stops for passerby to get a glimpse of the future.
Thunder Power Beijing and Shanghai Brand Unveiling
Thunder Power held its Mainland China brand unveiling in Beijing and Shanghai on 23rd and 31st May respectively, signalling a shake-up to one of the world's biggest EV markets.
Silence Is the New Boom
Thunder Power Electric Vehicle makes its Asia Pacific brand debut in Hong Kong
Thunder Power made its Asia Pacific brand debut at a stunning event at the Upper House in Hong Kong . The first running prototype was unveiled, and a signing ceremony with Catalan government was commenced to facilitate Thunder Power's Europe expansion.
Unveiling Ganzhou Prototype Workshop
Thunder Power’s first prototype manufacturing facility in Ganzhou is now completed. A grand opening event was held on 15th Feb at the main building. This facility is a joint venture with the government for the future development of the Ganzhou New Energy Vehicle Science and Technology Zone. There were over 150 guests from all over the world in participting this unveiling ceremony.
Thunder Power received 2 awards during a ceremony at the 2016 Mondial de l’Automobile in Paris.
The German Design Council gave first prize to both the Thunder Power’s Zen-inspired stand design and unique logo.
CONSTRUCTION START PROTOTYPE SHOP
Work has begun on construction of Thunder Power’s prototype manufacturing facility in Ganzhou.
Due for completion in 2017, the 10.000 m2 facility will additionally house offices and research and development facilities.
New european headquarters
Thunder Power has relocated its European Headquarters to a modern facility north of Milan, Italy.
The ideal location, in the heart of the European automotive industry is home to both the design and engineering teams.
Inauguration production facility
Preparatory work has begun on the Thunder Power’s new Ganzhou production facility. Located on a 165 acre site and with an annual capacity of 100.000 units, the facility is due for completion in 2018.
Initially the Thunder Power Sedan will be produced in Ganzhou.
Joint venture with gan nan fund
Thunder Power, the Ganzhou government and the GanNan fund have signed a joint venture agreement for the manufacture and distribution of Thunder Power’s electric vehicle range in China. GanNan Fund is the first industrial and the biggest national industrial funds in Jiangxi. The whole investment is around RMB 2.5 billion and it is predicted to drive more than 7.5 billion investment.
Thunder Power unveils its future electric vehicle range at IAA 2015. Combining the very best of European engineering with timeless Italian design has resulted in a new benchmark for electric vehicle innovation and performance. With a range of 650 KM and top speed of 250 KM/H Thunder Power the exceed the demands of the contemporary driver.
Thunder power opens europe hq in italy
Thunder Power has opened its European Headquarters in Rho, near Milan Italy.
Research & Development, Design and Product Development activities for the new Electric Vehicle range will be performed by an international team of industry specialists.