The company will invest $300 million over the next five years in the production of electric versions of their product line by the end of 2026.
They will introduce their first product to the market within the next two years, then followed by a rapid rollout across all product lines.
The company’s Electric Development Center in Canada will focus on the development of the charger, battery pack, as well as complete integration into the vehicle. Austria Center will focus on the torque side of the vehicle.
“We have always said electrification is not a question of ‘if’ but a question of ‘when. Today, we are very excited to unveil more details of our plan to deliver market-shaping products that will enhance the consumer experience by offering new electric options. We are leveraging our engineering know-how and innovation capabilities to define the best strategy for developing electric-powered products.” Said Jose Boisjoli, President and CEO BRP.
BRP is expanding its Rotax electric power unit development infrastructure in Gunskirchen, Austria, and creating the Electric Vehicle Development Center in Quebec, Canada. They will be using an ultramodern robotized manufacturing cell for electric batteries.
BRP is actively recruiting EV experts to expand their team.