Siemens Partners With Middle East EV Brand
Ceer is a Saudi automotive brand that will produce electric vehicles in Saudi Arabia, and will offer a range of vehicles to consumers in Saudi Arabia and the MENA region.
August 18, 2023
Ceer, a Saudi Arabia-based electric vehicle brand, announced that it is collaborating with Siemens Digital Industries Software to accelerate Ceer’s digital transformation and empower Ceer’s engineers to design and build next-generation vehicles using the Siemens Xcelerator portfolio of industry software for the design, development, validation and manufacturing of Ceer’s electric vehicles.
“We are happy to collaborate with Siemens Digital Industries Software and deploy its portfolio of solutions at Ceer,” says James DeLuca, Ceer’s CEO. “Given the transformational changes in the automotive industry, having the right partner and the right software solution are fundamental to our mission to design, build, and sell aspirational vehicles for our customers. ”
“We are delighted that Ceer has chosen the Siemens Xcelerator portfolio of industry software to help build the first electric vehicle brand in the Kingdom and to kick start the automotive manufacturing industry in the region,” says Edwin Severijn, senior vice president and general manager EMEA, Siemens Digital Industries Software.
Ceer is a Saudi automotive brand that will produce electric vehicles in Saudi Arabia, and will offer a range of vehicles to consumers in Saudi Arabia and the MENA region, including sedans and sports utility vehicles. The company, a joint venture between PIF and Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (Foxconn), will license component technology from BMW for use in the vehicle development process. Foxconn will develop the electrical architecture of the vehicles, resulting in a portfolio of products that will lead in the areas of infotainment, connectivity and autonomous driving technologies. Each vehicle will be designed and manufactured in Saudi Arabia and tested to high global automotive quality control and safety standards.
Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.