DeepDrive, a Munich-based high-tech company, is set to become the category leader in electric motors for the automotive industry and beyond. Addressing the most pressing challenges of today’s electric vehicles (EVs), the company’s patented Dual Rotor motor topology does not only enable EVs with >800 km of range but also can save automakers more than €1 billion in costs when deployed at scale.

Additionally, it enables EVs to reduce carbon emissions by a fifth, potentially saving multiple gigatonnes of CO2 emissions over the EV fleet’s lifetime. Versatile in design, DeepDrive’s technology can be seamlessly integrated into the wheels or employed as a traditional central drive. 

Founded by a team of visionaries with extensive experience in large-scale series production, DeepDrive has gained significant recognition within the industry and is currently working with 8 of the top 10 automakers on first series applications.

Supported by leading automotive and financial investors, including BMW i Ventures, Continental’s Corporate Venture Capital Unit, UVC Partners, and Bayern Kapital, DeepDrive is accelerating its momentum. Dr. Peter Mertens, former board member and CTO of Audi and Volvo, and Jonas Rieke, COO of Personio, further contribute to DeepDrive’s growth.

Building a cleaner future isn’t a solo mission. It’s about sharing knowledge and resources. That’s how our electric motor technology took off – through teamwork and shared vision with our partners. 

Felix Pörnbacher, Co-Founder and Co-CEO

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