Automaker Smart has released teasers of their upcoming SUV concept, scheduled to be unveiled on the Munich Motor Show in Germany in September. The concept car previews an upcoming electric premium compact SUV, set to launch in China in 2022.
This is the third part of our series on New Electric Cars From China – May 2021. For background and more cars see Part 1 and Part 2. We immediately continue with the car you see atop this post; the updated BMW iX3.
Changan was teasing this since November last year, and finally, it’s coming. The high-end AB brand (AB is a codename) will be launched next week and unveil 5 premium models, reported by Sina Finance. The first of them will be the electric E11, a four-wheel drive SUV with a price range between 200 000 – 400 000 yuan (31 000 – 62 000 USD). E11 is supposed to compete with Tesla Model Y and Nio ES8.
Modern Auto is a new EV startup brand founded in 2019 by Liu Xin (刘昕) in Shanghai. They have initial capital of 50 million yuan (8 million USD), and their cars will be manufactured by Beijing Automobile (BAW). In CNC, we say the more brands, the better. And we like underdogs!
This is the second part of our series on New Electric Cars From China – May 2021. For background and more cars see Part 1. We immediately continue with the car you see atop this post; the new Mazda CX-30 EV.
BYD always had a great smell in commercial vehicles. They prove it again with the launch of the electric model e3 dedicated to driving schools. To meet the needs of such a niche market, the new model can simulate the manual transmission of fuel vehicles.