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- Lucid Motors opens its first workshop in Oslo (Norway) and hires Michael van der Sande as general manager for Europe.
AMSTERDAM, March 3, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Lucid Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: LCID), which sets new standards with the longest-range, fastest-charging electric car on the market, today announced the opening of its new retail location European sales outlet in Oslo, Norway. The one in Oslo is the fourth point of sale in Europe and will open its doors to the public on Saturday, March 4. The studio opening will be attended by the newly appointed CEO of Lucid Europe, Michael van de Sande.
The Oslo studio is Lucid's first in the Nordic countries and is located in the heart of the city at Karl Johans gate 16C. This milestone marks another step in the company's mission to inspire the adoption of sustainable energy on a global scale.
"We are delighted to open this new studio in Oslo, Norway, a country at the forefront of electric vehicle adoption and charging infrastructure," said Michael van der Sande, CEO of Lucid Europe. We are confident that Norwegian customers will appreciate the exceptional range, unique design, incredible interior space and benchmark charging times offered by the Lucid Air range."
EV and sports sedan enthusiasts in the area are invited to visit the Lucid Studio on Saturday, March 4 starting at 10:30am for the grand opening. Interested parties can contact the Lucid headquarters in Oslo to book a test drive of the Lucid Air.
Each Lucid Studio offers a digitally oriented luxury experience tailored to each client's preferences, whether visiting in person, consulting fully online, or a combination of both. Lucid Studios allow customers to experience the brand and learn about its products in locations that highlight the company's unique design aesthetic. Visitors who step inside the Lucid Studios will get a glimpse of how the company draws its inspiration from the beauty, innovation and diversity of its home state of California.
Europe Leadership Update
In addition to the upcoming studio opening, Lucid has announced the appointment of Michael van der Sande as the new General Manager for Europe, reporting directly to Peter Rawlinson, Lucid's CEO and CTO.
With more than 30 years of experience in the high-performance and luxury automotive industry, van der Sande brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his new role. He will work in Amsterdam, at Lucid's European headquarters.
Van der Sande stated: "Having followed the development of Lucid over the years, I am confident that the Lucid Air is the best electric car on the market today. I am delighted to be joining Lucid and look forward to working with the team further. both sides of the Atlantic to bring our cutting-edge electric cars to customers across Europe."
Prior to joining Lucid, Michael was General Manager of Specialty Vehicle Operations for Jaguar Land Rover and held other management roles including Senior Vice President and General Manager of Alpine Cars, Commercial Director of Aston Martin and Senior Vice President of Global Sales, Marketing and Services. from Tesla. Michael has an MBA from Nyenrode Business University.
About Lucid Group
Lucid's mission is to inspire the adoption of sustainable energy by creating advanced technologies and the most captivating luxury electric vehicles centered on the human experience. Lucid Air is a state-of-the-art luxury saloon with a California-inspired design that offers full-size interior space in a mid-size exterior footprint. Lucid Air Dream Edition has an official WLTP autonomy of up to 883 kilometers or up to 1,111 horsepower. Produced at Lucid's Casa Grande, Arizona factory, deliveries of the Lucid Air are already underway to customers in the United States, Canada, Europe and the Middle East.
For more information about CO2 emissions and your energy consumption, see www.lucidmotors.com/nl-nl/air/specs
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