Fisker is forced to triple the production of the electric Ocean due to demand

The Fisker Ocean is being a success of reservations and initial payments. This has been made known by the directive of the American company, who are already rushing Magna Steyr, the company that will carry out its manufacture, so that triple its production initially estimated for 2023 and in 2024 reach 150,000 units. Currently, the American company has confirmed that its electric SUV model already has more than 40,000 reservations worldwidewhile they expect these to double by the end of this year.

The Fisker Ocean was officially presented for Europe during the celebration of the recent Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, ​​where the company gave explicit details of its marketing in the old continent, as well as the sale price for which it can be purchased from 2023 in Spain: 41,900 euros without aid or delivery costs included. This makes it a benchmark in the current electricity market as it has enormous doses of technology, as well as a Approved autonomy in the WLTP cycle of up to 630 kilometers.

That is why the American company has already insisted to the manufacturer Magna Steyr that they will need to triple the initially agreed production in order to meet the number of reserves they will have once such production begins. Its manufacture will be carried out in the plant that Magna owns in Austria from 2023. At first, the agreement between the two companies specified an annual production of 50,000 units, which is clear that it has already become somewhat scarce.

Fisker Ocean 3
Fisker Ocean electric.

Therefore, for 2023 the plans have not changed and they will maintain said agreement of 50,000 units per year, but it will be from 2024 when they will modify what was initially agreed to be able to triple this figuresomething that Henrik Fisker himself, CEO of the company, hopes will be fully viable after establishing new points in the mutual agreement.

Despite the fact that the market for electric SUV models is showing itself to be quite interesting, the truth is that Fisker hopes to be able to stand up to well-established vehicles in European territory, such as the Volkswagen ID.4 or the Tesla Model Y. Its strengths The main ones will be the differentiating aspect of the Fisker Ocean, as well as excellent technological equipment, a completely competitive starting price and remarkable electrical specifications.

At Fisker they are currently focused on starting production of the Ocean, but also on the development of their new urban electric model, the PEAR, which has already been officially announced that its manufacture will be carried out through Foxconn Technology Group. in United States. Later on, the American company is expected to launch new electric cars to increase its range of models, including a spectacular electric supercar of which they already showed a first teaser, despite the fact that their arrival is not scheduled until the second half of this decade.

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