The production facility marks pivotal moment in company growth as it takes ClearMotion1 into the industrialization stage
CHANGSHU, China, Aug. 17, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — ClearMotion, the leading software-defined chassis company revolutionizing the in-cabin experience, began construction today on its inaugural production facility, marking a pivotal moment in the company’s global evolution. The state-of-the-art Changshu facility, located on a brownfield site, is a crucial step towards global delivery of the company’s ClearMotion1 (CM1) product in 2024.
CM1 is a high-bandwidth active suspension technology that cancels unwanted motion in cars to improve ride comfort, productivity, and safety. Looking towards the EV mobility experience of the future, CM1 creates an unparalleled immersive in-car entertainment experience while reducing unwanted vibration by up to 75%.
The production facility will be a multifaceted hub for production, prototyping, comprehensive hardware and software testing, and dedicated quality analysis. The factory will be operational by Q1 2024, with production deliveries slated to begin in Q4 2024. As ClearMotion’s single largest investment to date, the production facility represents the company’s plans for innovative, high-volume expansion. In fact:
- The facility will have the capacity to produce over 1.5 million components yearly at full operation
- The expansive site includes more than 7,000 square meters of production area and 2,000 square meters for development
- The plant will serve China’s burgeoning electric vehicle market, as part of ClearMotion’s commitment to sustainable transportation
“We chose to strategically position our first production facility in Changshu because of its advantageous location,” said Tobias Kummer, VP China & Operations of ClearMotion. “Our Changshu presence enables us to bolster our partnerships with existing automotive clients, and open new channels of opportunity within China’s rapidly growing and cutting-edge automotive industry. Thanks to the Changshu government for their support and the harmonious economic environment.”
The Changshu facility sets the model for future ClearMotion plants across North America and Europe, standardizing efficient, sustainable, and innovative volume manufacturing. Its development symbolizes an exciting leap towards global availability and delivery of ClearMotion1, as the technology transitions from development to industrialization stage.
This announcement comes at the heels of momentum from ClearMotion, as the company recently secured a landmark production order from an EV automaker, ensuring its ClearMotion1 system will be globally accessible to consumers by the end of year 2024. To learn more about ClearMotion, please visit http://www.clearmotion.com.
About ClearMotion Inc.
ClearMotion builds products enabling a next-generation user experience in vehicles. The company’s proactive suspension and road sensing software mitigate vehicle motion across uneven road surfaces. ClearMotion was founded out of MIT and has locations in Boston, USA, Birmingham, UK, Shanghai, and Changshu China. For more information visit https://www.clearmotion.com/.