BisonEV converts fossil fuel vehicles to electric at a fraction of the cost of new EVs
Reasons to Invest
much lower cost, clean solution
BisonEV's ICE (Internal Combustion Engine) retrofitting technology is proven and turns fossil fuel vehicles into 100% exhaust-emissions free
The Electric Vehicle Retrofit market is significant and ripe for investment
- converting to electric is SIGNIFICANTLY LESS EXPENSIVE than purchasing a new electric vehicle
- HUGE DEMAND from fleets of school buses, last mile delivery vans and rideshare vehicles
Experienced management team including Tesla and other automobile manufacturers - combined 80 years of EV experience
$1.00Price per share
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Bison's Go-To-Market opportunity is huge and in advanced discussions with corporate owners of large fleets of school buses, delivery vans/trucks, and rental cars.
Our strategy focuses on vehicles with short routes, lengthy idle periods, and centrally located to charging stations making an affordable electric solution ideal.
up to $20 billion Market Opportunity
School buses are significant polluters and diesel exhaust causes serious health issues for student riders
up to 480,000 school buses are expected to go electric by 2030
Problem: Schools can't afford new electric buses ($275,000 to $375,000 each)
Solution: BisonEV converts diesel school buses to electric for 1/4 the cost ($50,000 to $100,000 each)
Last Mile Delivery Vans
market primed for electrification
EVs in commercial fleets may grow to up to 8 million by 2030, according to research by McKinsey & Company.
Problem: Replacing existing fleets with all new electric vehicles is expensive and difficult due to availability
Solution: BisonEV retrofitted vans and truck represent an affordable alternative to new EVs and operate at a cost up to 75% less than gasoline powered vehicles
Uber/Lyft - going 100% emissions free
Uber and Lyft have both committed to transition towards 100% emissions free by 2030
Problem: Less than 1% of the rideshare vehicles in the US are currently electric due to availability and cost
Solution: BisonEV converts used higher-end “black cars/SUVs” with significant mileage into electric
The combination of the vehicle’s depreciated price, significantly lower energy/operating costs and “emission free” incentives provided by ridesharing companies* makes electric conversions affordable for drivers
BisonEV is in current negotiations with DriveItAway, a major provider of rent-to-own options for rideshare drivers in the US**
* There is no guarantee that the existing “electric incentives” offered to drivers by ridesharing companies will continue
** There is no guarantee of any partnership between BisonEV and DriveItAway
A Look At The EV Market
it's not the future, it's NOW
EV Chargers To Be Installed By 2030
Currently only 2% of vehicles in US market are electric
Upcoming US EV investment
Uber and Lyft have committed to be 100% emission free by 2030
The US is targeted to be net zero CO2 emissions by 2050
The price of EV Lithium-Ion battery packs have fallen by 83% since 2010
Rapidly Growing Opportunity
be a part of the engine that powers the movement
Fast charging and cost-effective batteries
Government mandates lower CO2 emissions
EVs have lower operating and maintenance costs
Fleet operators are accelerating their transition to EV vehicles to meet new mandates
Who We Are
Experienced, EV Experts
Hank Venter – CEO
Erasmus Johannes (Hank) Venter is a highly successful international businessman and a natural leader who has over 50 years of experience in Agri-business, mining minerals & metals and international minerals trading Industry.
- 37 years worldwide mining experience
- Previous CEO of 25 companies in South Africa
- 22 years in the U.S., where he managed a public company and was a member of the board of directors for two other public companies
Ian Thomson – Co-CTO
Ian Thomson has over 35 years of global product development in the automotive industry. Projects include Opel Speedster, Aston Martin Vanquish, Tesla Roadster, Karma Revero GT, Alfa Romeo Giulia and Stelvio. Expert in BEV and FCEV vehicle development.
- Highly accomplished design and engineering management professional with 35 years of experience.
- CTO of Duesenberg Inc., H2X Australia, and owner of H2Engineering LLC; previous experience as Program Manager and lead on Tesla Speedster program; various roles with Maserati, Lotus and others.
Greg Coles – Director of Operations
Greg Coles is the founder of SELOC LLC, dedicated to successfully retrofitting several models of vehicles.
By designing and manufacturing electric recovery vehicles (E-tow trucks), SELOC aims to make towing and recovery more cost effective, reliable, and safer.
In 2021, SELOC teamed with Bison EV. The powerful backing of Bison EV will materialize both company’s vision of roads in the United States and abroad being traversed with E-towing vehicles, E-buses, last mile delivery E-vans and a multitude of service E-vehicles.
Fernando Mera – COO
Fernando has over forty years of proven performance in developing, engineering, managing, financing, implementing, and operating international projects.
- Industry expert in various Operations functions, responsible for overseeing large scale operations and labor forces
- Various senior roles on several continents; significant experience in battery car retrofits in Latin America and China
Steve Petusky – Technology and Marketing Executive
Steve has over 25 years of company development, leadership, and project implementation.
- Has been involved with the start-up and profitable exit of six companies.
- With his extensive experience in business development, sales, product development, team leadership, international business and importing, Steve has acquired countless skills.
Dr. Gerard Human – Co-CTO
Industry expert in hydrogen production and storage with comprehensive knowledge of hydrogen trends, technologies and key industry players.
Extensive experience in:
- PEM electrolyser cell development
- PEM electrolyser testing
- Application of renewable energy technologies and integration with electrolysis
- Green hydrogen supply chain activities
Further expertise in the design and modelling of renewable energy systems including hydrogen components and dispensing units.
Network of Strategic Partnerships and Alliances
With early negotiations, BisonEV intends to employ best-in-class technology with its established partners and allies.
*Partnerships are in negotiations and are not guaranteed.
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Our Growth Prospects
Bison EV has identified a 66-acre site in North Carolina with 630,000 square feet, with the capacity to retrofit more than 100,000/year
Retrofit facility offers proximal access to major populations in the eastern US as well as potential for government grants and incentives
Bison EV has a goal to generate revenue from its retrofit facility within 6 months post funding
Long term capital requirements of over $120 million based on identified potential contracts, strategic acquisitions and joint ventures
BisonEV Retrofits Inc
1 Water Street, Old Ford, NC 28762
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