GreenTech Automotive Appoints European Distribution Partner

From: GreenTech Automotive Inc
Published: Fri Feb 15 2013

GreenTech Automotive (GTA), the U.S.-based manufacturer of environmentally friendly, energy-efficient vehicles, including the revolutionary MyCar, a two-seat All-Electric vehicle, has signed a distribution agreement that will see its all electric MyCar distributed throughout Europe by Spijkstaal Elektro B.V. (Spijkstaal). Spijkstaal is well-known as a leader in the electric vehicle field and has over 75 years of experience manufacturing and distributing a full range of commercial electric vehicle to Europe’s largest companies. The agreement provides Spijkstaal with an exclusive representation for Europe and projects 12,000 vehicles between now and 2016.
"This is a significant and positive step for GreenTech in the continual growth of our company and the distribution of MyCar," said Charles Wang, CEO. "Appointing Spijkstaal, with over 75 years of experience among leading commercial and government customers, will further enhance our global sales network. "
Spijkstaal will launch MyCar initially in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France and Sweden, which represent more than 67% of the total market and the top countries projected for the highest adoption of battery electric vehicles.
Spijkstaal, headquartered in the Netherlands, is a leading company in the commercial electric vehicle market and has forged their reputation on delivering innovative and sustainable technology solutions to corporate, government, military and fleet customers for seventy five years.
"We are excited about our partnership with GreenTech and believe that MyCar offers the market a fresh new electric vehicle that will attract corporate and individual buyers alike," said Werner Ghitti, Director. "Technically and commercially, MyCar has huge potential. GreenTech has broken the mold by adopting the revolutionary strategy of creating a well-designed and reliable electric car that will reshape how the world thinks about meeting daily transportation needs."
MyCar is an ideal solution for corporations, government entities, rental car fleets, and corporate and college campuses in addition to individual transportation use such as commuting and daily errands. MyCar is expected to evolve into other vehicle models, including a micro pick-up and delivery vehicle. GTA also plans to manufacture a larger MyCar EV beginning in 2014.

About GreenTech Automotive: GreenTech Automotive (GTA) is a U.S.-based automotive manufacturer dedicated to developing and producing environmentally friendly, energy-efficient vehicles. GTA’s core values encompass green technology, affordability, and U.S. job creation. GTA’s first vehicle is MyCar, a two-seat electric vehicle with a range of up to 115 miles. GTA operates a 376,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Horn Lake, Miss., and is developing a 300,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Tunica, Miss. For more information, visit or connect on Twitter @mycarwmgta.

About MyCar: MyCar is a two-seat all-electric vehicle manufactured by GreenTech Automotive in Horn Lake, Miss. MyCar produces zero emissions and provides a range of up to 115 miles. It is can be recharged via a common 110 wall outlet, a 220 wall outlet or a fast charging system with re-charge times ranging between three to twelve hours depending on the charging system used. In the European Union, MyCar has a top speed of up to 45 miles per hour. In the U.S., MyCar has a top-speed of 25 miles per hour due to regulatory restrictions, classifying it as a Neighborhood Electric Vehicle (NEV). MyCar meets and exceeds all safety standards for its vehicle class.

About Spijkstaal: Spijkstaal founded in 1938 in Spijkenisse, is the European leader of electric vehicle, horizontal material handling and professional inner city transport. For over seven decades, Spijkstaal has developed, manufactured and sold a wide variety of electric vehicles including tow tractors, platform trucks, passenger transport, and special vehicles for diverse markets and applications including automotive, horticulture, marine and defense, aviation, municipal and consumer markets. For more information, visit or connect on Twitter @Spijkstaal.
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