September 28, 2023

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Bugatti Rimac JV now up and running

Bugatti Rimac JV now up and running

The Bugatti Rimac joint venture has begun operations in Sveta Nedelja, Croatia, below CEO Mate Rimac, founder and CEO of the automaker which bears his identify.

Porsche will perform a key role with chairman Oliver Blume and finance chief Lutz Meschke both on the supervisory board.

Bugatti Rimac will be owned by the Rimac Team (55%) and Porsche (45%). Both automakers will go on to run as unbiased brands and companies and retain their respective manufacturing sites in Zagreb (Croatia) and Molsheim (France), as very well as their distribution channels.

Present-day Bugatti CEO Stephan Winkelmann resigned on 31 October to emphasis on remaining president of Lamborghini.

Bugatti named Christophe Piochon chief operating officer of the JV and manufacturing of that brand name proceeds at Molsheim, Alsace. Larissa Fleischer is CFO. She was most a short while ago Porsche digitalisation and new small business advancement manager.

Emilio Scervo, beforehand chief engineer at McLaren, is chief technologies officer.

Bugatti Rimac in Sveta Nedelja, around Zagreb will go to a new campus in 2023 which will also house a joint R&D facility. 2,500 folks will work at the 200,000 square metre web page.

The JV started with 435 employees three hundred in Zagreb and one hundred thirty five in Molsheim.