We’ve got coated quite a bit right here concerning the Citroën AMI and its “pal”, the Opel Rocks-E. CleanTechnica. These fashions are a part of a brand new output line of very small and cute city electrical autos. AMI has a 5.5 kWh battery, a 6 kW motor, a most velocity of 45 km/h. The very best factor about this little EV is which you could get “un Ami pour seulement” (for under) £7,695!
The Citroën Ami is open for orders within the UK after big public demand, with over 14,000 elevating their palms and a couple of,000 early reservists. The Citroën Ami is on the market completely on-line within the UK via the brand new Ami showroom. The web showroom encompasses a 360° visualizer, a digital brochure and a fast and simple course of for purchasers to e book check drives and order. The Ami 100% electrical buy course of is solely on-line and is processed by Ami’s devoted workforce of consultants earlier than autos are handed over to clients. With a spread of 46 miles (WMTC), the Ami is a contemporary answer that fulfills Citroën’s promise to offer reasonably priced and clear mobility options for all.
In an thrilling growth, to mark the launch of UK gross sales, Citroën has in cooperation with ubitricity charging supplier to supply first 2,000 UK clients 3 months free top-up on ubitricity community for over 5,400 cost factors. As a part of the opening of orders, Citroën additionally introduced a complete service package deal for the Ami, My Ami Care, together with routine service and upkeep. It additionally consists of an prolonged automobile guarantee, battery guarantee and prolonged breakdown cowl relying on the package deal size chosen. Packages might be accessible for 2 to 5 years.
Of their announcement they are saying “the collaboration is an settlement between two like-minded manufacturers with two unbelievable options centered on electrical mobility; Citroen Ami and ubitricity lamppost cost factors. These two options are superbly minimalistic, space-saving and easy with a low carbon footprint, resource-friendly and reasonably priced. The aim of the cooperation is to supply an entire package deal of providers for electrical automotive drivers and native authorities.
Eurig Druce, managing director of Citroën UK, stated: “Ami represents an actual innovation in city transport. It exemplifies the perfect of Citroën – reasonably priced electrical mobility for everybody and I am unable to wait to see clients in it on UK roads. As well as, My Ami Care offers clients peace of thoughts and presents the flexibleness to create a package deal tailor-made to every buyer’s wants.”
Discussing the ubitricity collaboration, Druce stated: “With this partnership, we need to present our UK patrons with a seamless and reasonably priced answer for charging their Ami. That is consistent with Citroën’s philosophy of offering a customer-focused method to electrical vehicles, the place the idea of care may be very current.”
Ami additionally has a business model of “My Ami Cargo”, an progressive answer for final mile city deliveries. With a payload of as much as 140 kg, a most capability of 400 liters and a small turning radius of seven.20 m, My Ami Cargo is designed for companies working in cities and concrete areas and can also be accessible solely via a web based platform.
I actually like the thought of unlocking extra worth from present infrastructure, equivalent to utilizing lampposts to cost electrical vehicles. 3 months of free charging will actually turn out to be useful on this interval of rising power costs.
Photos from Citroen UK
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