LEVC has appointed Richard Hudson as its new commercial director.

Hudson, who will manage LEVC’s sales and aftersales operations, previously spent 17 years with BMW Group, where he was sales and marketing director for eight years and a member of the company’s UK board. 

More recently, he worked for Inchcape UK, where he was responsible for all retail, corporate and used sales and aftersales within its BMW/Mini franchises across the UK.

LEVC CEO Joerg Hofmann said: “I am personally pleased that Richard, another proven industry expert, is joining my team of e- vehicle enthusiasts. 

“Richard joins LEVC at an exciting time as we expand into a new era for the business with the recent launch of our new electric van, VN5. Our clear strategic focus is to grow our brand both in the UK and in new markets, offering green mobility solutions that accelerate cleaner cities around the world. 

“Richard brings a wealth of automotive experience and energy to our business and will play a vital role in helping us deliver our ambitious growth plans?.”

Hudson said: “With the continued drive towards sustainable vehicles across the world, I am delighted and proud to be joining the LEVC team. 

“We have the world-beating TX taxi already well established with class-leading range and no we have just launched the range-leading and award-winning LEVC VN5 van which is proving highly attractive for businesses for both their running costs and their own sustainability reputations. 

“I look forward to working with our worldwide dealer partners and customers to deliver TX and VN5.”