On 28 July, ElectroMobility Poland SA introduced a new automotive brand called "Izera" and prototypes of the first Polish electric car. Two versions of the car were presented: hatchback and SUV. Designers from the Italian stylistic studio, Torino Design — one of the most renowned studios in the automotive industry — are responsible for the design of the prototypes. Tadeusz Jelec, who is a world-renowned car designer, is the consultant. From the very beginning of the project, Baker McKenzie has provided legal support to ElectroMobility Poland.
"This is a very important stage of the project, so we wanted to share information on the results of our work with a large audience," said Piotr Zaremba, president of ElectroMobility Poland SA. "The involvement in our project of a team of outstanding specialists, who have many years of experience in the automotive industry, is invaluable. Thanks to this, the prototypes stand out due to their interesting, modern design and technological solutions at a global level."
Baker McKenzie advised ElectroMobility Poland SA on agreements with key foreign partners. The team of lawyers from Baker McKenzie is headed by Jakub Falkowski, with the support of Monika Gebel from the Warsaw IP Tech team.
Jakub Falkowski commented: "Most analysts indicate that the future of the European automotive industry will undoubtedly belong to electric vehicles. The rapid development of electromobility will not only change the way we use means of transport, but will also contribute to climate and environmental protection, for example, by improving air quality in city centers. I am glad that Poland is joining this revolution and Baker McKenzie is contributing to it."
ElectroMobility Poland SA was established in October 2016 as an initiative of four Polish energy companies: PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna SA, Energa SA, Enea SA and Tauron Polska Energia SA. Each of the entities acquired 25% of the shares in the company. According to the company's plans, manufacture of the first Polish electric car is set to start in 2023.