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Building from our past to imagine the future of mobility

The story of Kate is centered around our passion for cars and how they can meet sustainability challenges.

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We have a 10-year experience in manufacturing cars

So passionate that we work in this sector. Reconcile the passion for cars with the challenges of today's economy and the pragmatism of everyday life. 10 years of experience with NOSMOKE, an industrial tool and a sectorial expertise.
The NoSmoke has been sold to more than 2000 copies and distributed in 12 countries.

We believe in ethical and sustainable production

We see our automotive production as an industrial craft with sky-high standards. All our vehicules are designed and manufactured in Cerizay, France.

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We are committed to our customers’ enjoyment

Our goal is to provide an exceptional driving experience with vehicles that are designed to put a smile on your face and never cause you to worry. We are committed to providing superior after-sales service and we work every day to ensure our customers' satisfaction.

We are building an A-team

To create the best micro cars on the market, we believe it is crucial to recruit the best talent. We are constantly looking for people to take the Kate experience to the next level. We care about our employees and partners and quality of work life is a priority for us.

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Meet the Kateam

You want to join our adventure? Stay tuned and check regularly our offers to join our team.


Matthias is a serial entrepreneur and former employee of Valeo. He is deeply passionate about cars, technology, and finding new ways to innovate and drive progress in the field of mobility. He is constantly on the lookout for opportunities to make a meaningful impact in the industry.


Pierre has been passionate about cars and new technologies from a young age. He began his career at Orange, where he designed digital solutions for connected cars. With this experience under his belt, he joined Valeo. He is always seeking innovative solutions for the automotive industry and has a strong interest in UX/UI design, business strategy, and market research.


Thibaud is a serial entrepreneur with a successful track record of starting and growing businesses. He is the founder of, a stock image bank that was created in 2005 and sold to Adobe in 2014. He is also the founder of Hexa, a startup studio that has launched 35 startups including Aircall, Front, Spendesk, and Yousign. In 2020, Thibaud founded Gama, a startup in the space industry that deploys solar sails. In addition to his own ventures, Thibaud is an angel investor in over 200 companies.

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