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PIERER Mobility AG, AT0000KTMI02

PIERER Mobility AG, AT0000KTMI02

06.09.2021 - 18:47:07

PIERER Mobility AG takes the next steps in e-mobility research & development initiatives

Press release

Wels, September 6, 2021PIERER Mobility AG takes the next steps in e-mobility research & development initiativesKTM joins Swappable Batteries Motorcycle Consortium with Honda Motor, Piaggio Group and Yamaha Motor for Motorcycles and Light Electric Vehicles

PIERER Mobility AG is moving forward at pace with its vision to become the global leader in electric powered two-wheeler vehicles. Focusing on the 250W to 11kW power range, the Group is ready to take the next steps with regards to E-Mobility Research & Development (R&D) initiatives.

Firstly, PIERER Mobility AG is pleased to announce a ?20M investment in a dedicated 7,780 square meter e-mobility competence centre. This cutting-edge facility will become home to 150 employees and will be situated alongside the innovative KISKA design studio in Anif, Salzburg, Austria.

In addition, to ensure rapid progress, all e-mobility focused R&D efforts will be consolidated and expanded through the creation of a new, dedicated Research and Development corporate entity - KTM Forschungs & Entwicklungs GmbH (KTM F&E GmbH).

As a first initiative on Friday September 3rd 2021, KTM F&E GmbH signed the Swappable Batteries Motorcycle Consortium agreement with Honda Motor Co., Ltd, Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd, and PIAGGIO Group (PIA.MI), for motorcycles and light electric vehicles.

The Consortium will aim at finding solutions to the concerns customers may have regarding the future of electromobility, such as the range, the charging time and infrastructure, and costs. This will be achieved in accordance with four primary goals:

1. Develop common technical specifications for swappable battery systems2. Confirm common usage of the battery systems3. Make and promote the Consortium's common specifications as a standard within European and International standardization bodies4. Worldwide application of the consortium's common specifications

Stefan Pierer, CEO PIERER Mobility AG: "The signing of this Consortium agreement is a key step in ensuring that PIERER Mobility AG can continue to move forward, deliver innovation at pace and advance its clear strategic vision for electric powered two-wheelers. Together with our partners, we will work to deliver a swappable battery system for low-voltage vehicles (48V) up to 11kW capacity, based on international technical standards. We very much look forward to ensuring that powered two-wheeler vehicles maintain their role in the future of both urban and non-urban mobility."

About the Group

The PIERER Mobility Group is Europe's leading manufacturer of "powered two-wheelers" (PTW). With its motorcycle brands KTM, HUSQVARNA Motorcycles and GASGAS, it is one of the European technology and market leaders, especially for premium motorcycles. In addition to powered two-wheelers equipped with combustion engines or innovative electric drives, the product portfolio also includes e-bikes. As a pioneer in electromobility for two-wheelers in the low-voltage range (48 volts) the group and its strategic partner Bajaj have the prerequisites to assume a leading global role. Entering into the e-bike business was another important step in intensifying activities in the field of two-wheeled electromobility. Electric bicycles are being driven forward under the brands HUSQVARNA E-Bicycles, R Raymon and GASGAS E-Bicycles in order to participate in the attractive market growth of the e-bicycle segment and to become a major international player. Thanks to our innovative strength, we see ourselves as the technology leader in the two-wheeler sector in Europe.

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Contact: Investor Relations Mag. Michaela Friepe? Tel.: +43 (0)7242 / 69402 Email: ir@pierermobility.com Website: www.pierermobility.com

End of Media Release Issuer: PIERER Mobility AG Key word(s): Research/Technology

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Language: English Company: PIERER Mobility AG Edisonstrasse 1 4600 Wels

Austria Phone: +43 (0) 7242 69 402 E-mail: ir@pierermobility.com Internet: www.pierermobility.com ISIN: AT0000KTMI02 WKN: A2JKHY Listed: Regulated Market in Frankfurt (General Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange; SIX EQS News ID: 1231573 Valorennummer (Schweiz): 41860974 Wertpapierk?rzel: PMAG, Bloomberg: PMAG SE, PMAG GY Reuters: PMAG.S ? End of News DGAP Media

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