GLM Co. Ltd. is a company headquartered in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan. Their main businesses include the development and sales of electric vehicles (EVs).
The "Kyoto Electric Vehicle Project" was launched at Kyoto University VBL (Venture Business Laboratory) in 2006 and commercialized in April 2010 when it was branded Green Lord Motors Co., Ltd. was established. The company name was changed to GLM Co. Ltd. in April 2014.
GLM's first vehicle is the sports car type electric vehicle Tommykaira ZZ. The first mass-produced sports car model as a domestic EV. Full-scale mass production started in October 2015 at a dedicated factory of Kosaka Metal Industry in Maizuru, Kyoto, which also handles amphibious vehicles of the Japan Self-Defense Forces. The selling price is 8 million yen excluding tax, and it is on sale only for 99 units.
The ZZ inherits the concept, car name, and logo mark of the "Tommykaira ZZ" (206 units sold worldwide from 1997 to 2001) produced by Tommykaira in Kyoto. It is produced by the same handmade as overseas luxury sports cars, and it is also possible to deliver the car according to the owner's wishes such as exterior color. Not only the internal structure such as the motor and battery but also the appearance, body, parts, and parts are all newly developed by GLM alone or in collaboration with partner companies.
At the 2016 Paris Motor Show, the concept car of the EV supercar "GLM G4" was announced. The G4 will be an electric vehicle version of the Roadyacht GTS sold by Savage Rivale, a Dutch automaker with which GLM acquired a portion of its shares in 2016 and formed a capital and business alliance. So far the G4 is still a prototype with its production possibility being uncertain.