First Armenia-made electronic car showcased at DigiTec Expo 2017 in Yerevan
(Armraio) – The first Armenia-made self-driving electronic car was showcased at DigiTec Expo 2017 technological exhibition that kicked off in Yerevan today.
Gurgen Mardoyan, member of the engineering team that has developed the concept – hopes time will come for its serial production in Armenia.
“Today we witness a revolution in the automotive industry. This is a period when new organizations that offer innovative products have a chance to proceed,” Gurgen Mardoyan told Public Radio of Armenia.
“Tesla is a role model for us. That means small firms in small countries are trying to develop something new to be able to develop. We have talked to many people and we do hope we’ll succeed,” Mardoyan added.
The 13th annual international DigiTec Expo technological exhibition opened in Yerevan today with a solemn ceremony attended by President Serzh Sargsyan.
Engineering City – a group of about 20 engineers – designed the car in cooperation with a number of well-known foreign companies.