Kandi Technologies Group, Inc. (NASDAQ GS: KNDI), a leader in all-electric personal transportation and utility vehicles, has announced a strategic partnership with SC Autosports (“Kandi America”), its wholly-owned subsidiary in the United States, and Hartford Industrial Co., Ltd. (“Hartford Industrial”), a Taiwanese company specializing in recreational motorcycle manufacturing. The partnership aims to leverage the strengths of each party to enhance product quality and increase market competitiveness.

Key aspects of the Agreement include:

  1. Kandi will authorize Hartford Industrial to manufacture its self-developed off-road vehicles, including Untility-task vehicles (UTV), golf carts, and low-speed vehicles, for export to the United States.
  2. Hartford Industrial will utilize Kandi-manufactured components for the vehicles authorized for production. These vehicles will be exclusively sold through Kandi America.
  3. Trial production of the aforementioned off-road vehicles commenced at Hartford Industrial in July 2024. Mass production preparations are scheduled for completion by the end of 2024, with full-scale production of all Kandi-authorized vehicle models planned for early 2025.

Dr. Xueqin Dong, CEO of Kandi Technologies Group, commented, “We are excited about this strategic partnership with Hartford Industrial. With trial production progressing smoothly and all collaborative steps finalized, UTVs manufactured by Hartford Industrial are set to be shipped to the United States soon. By combining our technological expertise and supply chain with Hartford Industrial’s manufacturing capabilities and SC Autosports’ market presence, we are confident that this collaboration will enable us to deliver innovative and more competitive products to our customers.”

“This collaboration allows us to fully utilize our manufacturing strengths to produce high-quality electric off-road vehicles,” said Pin Wan Chen, General Manager of Hartford Industrial. “We are committed to ensuring the highest standards in production and delivering exceptional products.”

“This partnership will significantly strengthen our market presence. We are eager to bring these innovative vehicles to our customers in the United States,” said Johnny Tai, CEO of Kandi America.

About Kandi Technologies Group, Inc.

Kandi Technologies Group, Inc. (KNDI), headquartered in Jinhua New Energy Vehicle Town,Zhejiang Province, is engaged in the research, development, manufacturing, and sales of various vehicular products. Kandi conducts its primary business operations through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Zhejiang Kandi Technologies Group Co., Ltd. (“Zhejiang Kandi Technologies”), formerly, Zhejiang Kandi Vehicles Co., Ltd. and its subsidiaries including Kandi Electric Vehicles (Hainan) Co., Ltd. and SC Autosports, LLC (d/b/a Kandi America), the wholly-owned subsidiary of Kandi in the United States, and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Kandi America Investment, LLC. Zhejiang Kandi Technologies has established itself as one of China’s leading manufacturers of pure electric vehicle parts and off-road vehicles.

About SC Autosports, LLC

Kandi America – SC Autosports, LLC is the U.S. subsidiary of Kandi Technologies Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: KNDI). Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Kandi America is primarily engaged in the distribution of electric recreational vehicles and electric equipment. Kandi is focused on designing and producing electric vehicles and other innovative electric powered products and acquired SC Autosports in 2018 to be its exclusive U.S. distributor.

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