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REE has on the IAA presented a flat and modular platform, which the design and way of electric vehicles fundamentally changed. Together with the strategic partner Musashi Seimitsu the company is doing pioneering work for the future of Electric Mobility and is driving a wider application of vehicle electrification.

By incorporating all of the components previously placed under the hood of the vehicle into the wheel, REE offers optimum design freedom, multiple body configurations on a single platform, reduced vehicle size and weight, and increased energy and operational efficiency.

Flat design, low center of gravity

The unique approach of REE strategically places the engine, steering, suspension, powertrain, sensors, brakes, thermal systems, and electronics into the wheel, creating a truly flat platform. This design offers a low center of gravity to maximize efficiency and support the agility and stability of the vehicle. The innovation drastically reduces the space and weight of a vehicle and improves both energy efficiency and performance.

"The concepts of the past are limited and constrain the ability of the automotive industry to achieve the desired electrical and autonomous reality," said Daniel Barel, co-founder and CEO of REE. "So far, the industry has been working to gradually improve the traditional design of the vehicle With Musashi we redesign the future of the automotive industry and accelerate the auto revolution by literally reinventing the wheel. "

Hiroshi Otsuka, CEO of Musashi adds: "Musashi and REE share a vision for the future of automotive platforms - an emission-free, energy-efficient, modular platform with an optimized footprint. Together, we are realizing this vision and looking forward to presenting the results of this partnership for the first time in Europe. "

A platform: from premium vehicles to trucks

The REE platform provides a tailor-made solution for car manufacturers, mobility providers and suppliers. Based on a novel four-engine system that includes active leveling, steer-by-wire and a smart four-speed transmission, REE technology provides the foundation for any type of vehicle, from a high-performance car capable of driving 0 to 100 km / to achieve less than 3 s, to an off-road vehicle with advanced active chassis technology. The platform can also be used as a base for a robotic taxi or even for an 10-t overland truck.

Adapting REE's Universal Framework will replace multiple platforms for OEMs, resulting in significant savings. The design and validation of each platform traditionally cost manufacturers billions of dollars. By enabling them to use one platform for all their vehicles, costs are cut and performance, safety, comfort and energy efficiency are dramatically improved.


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