National Electric Vehicle Sweden

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National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB
Industry Automotive
Founded 2012
Headquarters Trollhättan, Sweden
Key people
Kai Johan Jiang (Chairman)
Mattias Bergman (President)
Products Automobiles
Owner NME Holdings (43%)
THT (30%)
State Research Information Technology (SRIT) (27%)
Number of employees
504 (February 2016)

National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB, abbreviated as NEVS, is a Swedish holding company, that has acquired the assets of Saab Automobile AB from a bankruptcy estate in 2012. The company focuses on the development of electric vehicles and sustainable mobility services. NEVS’ vision is to shape mobility for a more sustainable future by focusing solely on electric vehicles with mobility solutions built around them. To support this vision a new brand identity has been developed – NEVS.

NEVS will be the trademark of the company’s products including the first electric vehicle based on the 9-3 platform with start in 2017. On June 21, 2016, NEVS announced they will no longer use the Saab trademark.[1]


The first pre-production car made by Nevs, a Saab 9-3.

On August 31, 2012, National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB acquired the main assets of the Saab Automobile bankruptcy estates. In December 2015 the company signed a strategic collaboration agreement with the Chinese company Panda New Energy Co, which is a new energy vehicle leasing company with focus on low emission mobility solutions. According to the agreement, Nevs will provide Panda with 150,000 9-3 sedan electric vehicles until the end of 2020.[2] NEVS signed a battery contract with Amperex in 2017.[3]

Owners and Management[edit]

National Modern Energy Holdings[edit]

National Modern Energy Holdings Ltd. (NME) is the main owner of NEVS. The company was founded in 2004 by main owner Kai Johan Jiang. NME Holdings is the owner of State Holdings, a Beijing-based enterprise which has pioneered development of renewable, clean energy in China.

Tianjin City – the Tianjin Binhai Hi-tech Industrial Development Area, (THT)[edit]

Tianjin has a population of 15 million and borders Hebei Province and Beijing Municipality. A coordinated development planning among Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei Province were approved by the central government of P.R.C. this year to promote the regional integration with priority on traffic management, environmental protection, energy security and industrial upgrades.

THT, where Nevs’ new energy vehicle factory and R&D joint venture will be located, is one of the first Chinese national Hi-tech industrial parks, and have attracted numbers of multinationals to invest and manufacture. Now there are more than 10,000 companies registered in THT, including 6,000 hi-tech companies, and the area has become an important base for science and technology innovation.

State Research Information Technology Co., Ltd. (SRIT)[edit]

SRIT is a leading IT provider owned by the State Council Development Research Center and the telecom giant China Unicom. The company has around 750 employees in China, and taken on projects for leading companies and academic institutions.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "NEVS Launches New Trademark -". 2016-06-21. Retrieved 2016-06-21. 
  2. ^ NEVS to deliver 150,000 EV’s to Panda New Energy Ltd.
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