US subsidiary formed

April 2nd 2011

Emerald Automotive LLC is formed as the wholly owned legal entity of IE-LEV to develop the manufacturing and establish Emerald long term US presence.

Joint venture name IE-LEV formed

October 20th 2009

Intelligent Energy and AGT Strategic Consultants form a Joint venture named IE-LEV to develop lightweight hybrid vehicles.


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RCGA outline multi-million $ incentive package

February 7th 2011

RCGA confirm outline in principle of a multi million dollar state incentive package.

The RCGA under the direction Dick Flemming and James Alexander have both been very proactive in co-ordinating this level support to Emerald Automotive, which will enable them to establish their main Global manufacturing hub to build the all new lightweight hybrid commercial vehicle.

Website Launch

September 26th 2011

Emerald Automotive website is launched at a reception in St Louis.

With over 100 invited dignitaries and business leaders from Missouri, Emerald CEO Andy Tempest launched the website at a reception held at the Four Seasons Hotel, St Louis.

The website portrays the all new hybrid vehicle in detail and advertises the initial new jobs being offered.

TSB award $6 million

September 15th 2010

UK government body, the Technical Strategy Board (TSB) award $6m to IE-LEV and Revolve.

The TSB low carbon initiative grant program awarded a $6m matched funding to partners IE and Revolve to build two lightweight, low emission hybrid delivery van demonstrators. The grant will be matched by a further $6m from the partners to design and build two fully functioning demonstrator during the 18 month program. The grant is specifically designed to enable the promotion and development of the best UK technology in an exploitable low carbon vehicle. The partnership will contract Ricardo, Lotus, ACG, Multimatic, EVO and Axeon as leading UK based technology consultants and suppliers to bring the best UK technology to the program.

Jim McKelvey Joins Emerald Automotive Board

Hazelwood, Mo. (May. 22, 2012) - Emerald Automotive, the low emissions, extended-range electric commercial van company, announced today the appointment of Jim McKelvey to its board of directors.

"We are absolutely delighted to have Jim join our Board," said


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McKelvey joins board of Emerald Auto

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July 27, 2011 - Andy Tempest, CEO of Emerald Automotive LLC, is welcomed by Regional Chamber and Growth Association chief executive Richard Fleming, left, and the RCGA's Jim Alexander following a Hazelwood special


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Jim McKelvey Joins Emerald Automotive Board

HAZELWOOD, Mo., May 22, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Emerald Automotive (Emerald), the low-emissions, extended-range electric commercial van company, announced today the appointment of Jim McKelvey to its board of directors. 

"We are absolutely delighted to have


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Appointment of Rian Urding as CFO and Board Member

Hazelwood, MO. (Feb. 15, 2012) - Emerald Automotive, the low emission van company, today announced the full time appointment of Rian Urding as Chief Financial Officer.

"Rian has been involved with Emerald from the very start and has been instrumental in its development and growth. I am absolutely delighted that he has agreed to join the Emerald Board on a permenant basis and serve as our full-time CFO." said Emerald Automotive CEO Andy Tempest.

Emerald Automotive will bring to market an all new, light weight, low emission delivery vehicle planned for global distribution. Rian will join the Emerald Automotive management team, which has a wealth of experience in bringing low volume vehicles to market.

Rian, who trained at PricewaterhouseCoopers, is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. Over the past five years, Rian has been Chief Financial Officer of Intelligent Energy Holdings plc, the global clean power systems company, where he oversaw a substantial growth in the business.

Emerald Automotive appoints Rian Urding CFO

Greta Weiderman

Web Editor- St. Louis Business Journal

Emerald Automotive officials said today that Rian Urding has been appointed chief financial officer.

“Rian has been involved with Emerald from the very start and has been instrumental in its development and growth,” CEO Andy Tempest said. “I am absolutely delighted that he has agreed to join the Emerald Board on a permanent basis and serve as our full-time CFO.”

Urding got his start with PricewaterhouseCooper and for the past five years he has been chief financial officer of Intelligent Energy Holdings PLC.

Emerald Automotive is a British startup that plans to build a $175 million plant in Hazelwood to make hybrid delivery vans.

http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/news/2012/02/15/emerald-automotive-appoints-rian.html

Emerald Automotive Issues a State-of-the-Company Report

After selecting Hazelwood last July as the site of its assembly and office facilities for hybrid electric vans, Emerald Automotive announced Tuesday several progress updates as it continues to work toward rolling out the first production of its models.

By


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Emerald Automotive Launches New Website, Begins Recruiting Process

After months of planning and behind-the-scenes work on financing and infrastructure development, Emerald Automotive has announced the launching of its new company website at www.emeraldautomotive.com.

The website offers the first detailed look at its


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