Poland is making progress in developing its own national electric car brand. This was evident during a presentation this week of the Izera concept car. The aim is for the car to be brought on the market in 2023 in two models: a hatchback and an SUV. It is expected that the project will create 3500 jobs. The car is should compete with the relatively cheaper electric models, as, according to the company ElectroMobility Poland (EMP), the car aims to be affordable for the average Polish driver.

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Author profile picture Maurits Kuypers graduated as a macroeconomist from the University of Amsterdam, specialising in international work. He has been active as a journalist since 1997, first for 10 years on the editorial staff of Het Financieele Dagblad in Amsterdam, then as a freelance correspondent in Berlin and Central Europe. When it comes to technological innovations, he always has an eye for the financial feasibility of a project.