The fragmentation of the auto industry is an ideal breeding ground for the bitter rivalry of different brands with a sense of superiority. If one company shows off a technology, the other company has to show it off with theirs. So history repeats itself time and time again, leading to a situation the two small companies have theoretically reached.yes because DeLorean Motors Reimagined ripped it off, Karma Automotive said.

As we all know, Karma Automotive is a company under the Wanxiang Group It was born in 2004 from the wreckage of the original Fisker Automotive. For its part, DeLorean Motors Reimagined This is the final twist on the already fabulous company originally founded by John DeLorean in 1975. Well, apparently the engineering team at the new DeLorean gets sensitive information from their former partners…

Karma Automotive claims DeLorean Motors Reimagined stemmed from technology stolen by its founder…

Maybe you don’t know, but a long time ago The two companies collaborate on multiple projects. The most important of these has to do with the electrification of the original DMC-12. Well, Karma said, DeLorean CEO Joost de Vries, COO Alan Yuan, CMO Troy Beetz, and VP of brand and creative Neilo Harris had access to design and engineering information.

More importantly, thanks to the folks at San Antonio Express-News, we already know you They’ll sue in federal court in Houston. We don’t have documents from the case at this time, but it doesn’t appear that Karma Automotive will detail the documents that would apparently be stolen. In addition, they said, some of the documents will be released through the defendants’ personal emails.

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However, de Vries took the opportunity to issue a statement which he considers the allegations baseless and confirms that Alpha5 is DeLorean’s own design. According to his words…

“From a design, engineering, supply chain or manufacturing standpoint, this vehicle has a unique and very specific DeLorean pedigree and has nothing to do with Karma Automotive.” […] “We remain committed to the future of the company”

We have to pay attention to this fight, but it looks bad.yes because DeLorean Motors Reimagined revives thanks to grants and tax breaks It has been received from several US governments. So now the facts have to be looked at very carefully because if they commit robbery, they commit other crimes as well. Indeed it is, It seems that Karma Automotive is not a good time either…

Source – San Antonio Express-News