Automotive engineering

Mullen and ARRK, a leading German automotive engineering company

The companies will work together on Mullen’s full line of electric vehicles, starting with the Mullen FIVE EV crossover. ARRK, with more than 3,500 employees worldwide, will assign up to 180 engineers to support the development of Mullen’s electric vehicles, ensuring the highest performance targets and regulatory compliance for passive safety, active safety and noise, vibration and harshness (“NVH”).

BREA, Calif., December 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – via InvestorWire – Mullen Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ: MULN) (“Mullen” or the “Company”), an emerging manufacturer of electric vehicles (“EVs”), today announces a strategic partnership with ARRK, a leading automotive engineering company based in Munich, Germany.

ARRK will support Mullen Automotive in Computer Aided Engineering (CAE), Body in White, Battery, Closures, Interior, Chassis, Thermal Engineering and Infotainment. ARRK’s initial support will be for the Mullen FIVE EV crossover, then move into future vehicles, including a seven-seat SUV program.

“ARRK is a leading automotive engineering company with a global footprint, including working with some of the most respected automotive manufacturers, such as the BMW, VW and Mercedes-Benz brands. Their automotive engineering expertise will be a key component. for us our production schedule for the FIVE and beyond, ”said David Michery, CEO and President of Mullen Automotive.

“Supporting the technical development of the Mullen FIVE vehicle for the CAE worldwide, the development of the bodywork with closures, high voltage battery box, interior, chassis, thermal management and infotainment for the next 3 years will be a big challenge for us at ARRK ”said Florian Gerber, vice president of development for bodywork, high voltage battery, interior and exterior and composite at ARRK. “We are very happy with this cooperation and look forward to shaping the future of the electric car with Mullen.”

About Mullen

Mullen is a Southern California-based automotive company that owns and partners with several synergistic businesses working towards the unified goal of creating clean, scalable energy solutions. Mullen has evolved over the past decade to keep pace with consumers and technological trends. Today, the company is working diligently to provide exciting electric vehicle options built entirely in the United States and designed to fit seamlessly into the lives of American consumers. Mullen strives to make electric vehicles more accessible than ever by creating an end-to-end ecosystem that supports all aspects of electric vehicle ownership.

About ARRK

ARRK is an active global development partner for the automotive and mobility industry, specializing in end-to-end and comprehensive support of the entire product development process – from the design phase to serial development up to validation and integration of mechanical and electronic component systems.

As a strong customer-oriented partner, ARRK can offer all of its services to prepare a product for mass production – from styling, engineering, prototyping, tooling to low volume production.

Contact:

ARRK Engineering GmbH

[email protected]
www.arrk-engineering.com

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Contact:

Mullen Automotive, Inc.
+1 (714) 613-1900
www.MullenUSA.com

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