Enovate – interview with Hakan Saracoglu.

By Mark Andrews

Car Design News. 10/10/2019

Can Enovate design a difference against other Chinese EV startups? CDN visited the company’s studio in Shanghai to find out…

Two aircraft hanger size buildings dominate a plot in Shanghai’s Jiading District. Yet this is not a car factory, instead a thousand or so workers are busy on functions ranging from design to finance. Impressive for a company that has yet to put a car into production.

Enovate is one of a raft of electric car startups in China which supposedly reached 450 at their zenith. “They’re consolidating now, it’s the right thing to do there were way too many” says Enovate vice president of design, Hakan Saracoglu. The Turkish born German national has fifteen years’ experience with Porsche along with shorter stints at Ford and Chery.

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Mark Andrews has written about everything from Japanese houses to heli hikes on New Zealand glaciers, test drives of Chinese cars to bar and restaurant reviews. He currently specialises in travel articles and reviews of Chinese cars plus articles about the Chinese auto industry.

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