SANTA CLARA, CA / ACCESSWIRE / October 15, 2020 / SPI Energy Co., Ltd., (NASDAQ:SPI) (the "Company"), a global renewable energy company and provider of photovoltaic (PV) and electric vehicle (EV) solutions for business, residential, government, logistics and utility customers and investors, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, EdisonFuture Inc. ("EdisonFuture"), has entered into a strategic cooperation framework agreement with Shaanxi Tongjia Automobile Co., Ltd. ("Tongjia"), a leading manufacturer of all-electric logistic vehicles in China,
Under the terms of the agreement, EdisonFuture and Tongjia will cooperate in the customized design, development, production, and sales of a new generation of smart electric pickup trucks and electric logistics vehicles. Tongjia will supply parts and support to EdisonFuture's assembly facility in Fresno, California, where EdisonFuture will complete assembly of the vehicles, including the addition of software and other parts produced locally. EdisonFuture will also be the exclusive North American distributor of all-electric "last-mile" delivery box trucks and pickup trucks currently produced by Tongjia.
"We are very excited to advance our new EV business with a strong partner such as Tongjia," stated Xiaofeng Peng, Chairman and CEO of SPI Energy. "As the multi-billion-dollar last mile delivery market in North America continues to see rapid growth, logistic operators are looking to EV solutions to lower costs and increase profits. Through our partnership with Tongjia we believe we can meet this growing demand."
About SPI Energy
SPI Energy Co., Ltd. (SPI) is a global renewable energy company and provider of photovoltaic (PV) and electric vehicle (EV) solutions for business, residential, government, logistics and utility customers and investors. The Company provides a full spectrum of EPC services to third party project developers, as well as develops, owns and operates solar projects that sell electricity to the grid in multiple countries, including the U.S., the U.K., Greece, Japan and Italy. The Company has its US headquarter in Santa Clara, California and maintains global operations in Asia, Europe, North America and Australia. SPI is also targeting strategic investment opportunities in green industries and/or industries, such as electric vehicles and charging stations, leveraging the Company's expertise and growing base of cash flow from solar projects.
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