Karma Automotive has entered into a strategic partnership with Pratt Miller Engineering, a well-known entity in American racing. The collaboration aims to establish a race-inspired performance identity for both current and upcoming Karma production vehicles. As Karma prepares to unveil its new vehicle lineup, starting with product debuts in November as part of its 10th anniversary celebration, the alliance with Pratt Miller is seen as a significant milestone for the brand’s future direction.
According to Marques McCammon, President of Karma, the collaboration with Pratt Miller perfectly aligns with the Karma brand’s trajectory. The partnership brings together the luxury EV craftsmanship and design expertise of Southern California with Michigan’s rich automotive heritage. Christopher Andrews, Director of Mobility Business Development at Pratt Miller, believes that this collaboration represents a major step forward in advancing electric performance vehicles. He highlights the opportunity to push boundaries and create exceptional driving experiences, leveraging the expertise of both teams.
Pratt Miller, based in New Hudson, Michigan, is an engineering, technology, and product development company with a notable racing engineering heritage, boasting over 150 race victories, including prestigious events like Le Mans, Indianapolis, and Daytona. With expertise in robotics, electrification, autonomous systems, and connectivity, Pratt Miller brings valuable capabilities to the partnership.
McCammon emphasizes that track-worthy performance will be a key aspect of Karma’s brand identity, especially as they mark their 10th anniversary and expand their portfolio. The addition of Pratt Miller to Karma’s team is seen as a way to elevate their product vision and enhance engineering capabilities. McCammon expects that the partnership will evolve and lead to further collaboration in the future, suggesting that limited edition packages are just the beginning of their joint endeavors.