Pocco Duoduo To Launch On The Chinese Car Market In June


This is the new Pocco Duoduo, a somewhat hip new electric city car for China. The Duoduo will launch on the Chinese car market in early June, priced around 35.000 yuan (5 400 USD).

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What Would You Get: One HiPhi X Or Three Tesla Model 3?

HiPhi X
HiPhi X by Human Horizons

Well, the price is the same. The new EV flagship model from Human Horizons called the HiPhi X Founder edition, started deliveries on 8th May with a price tag of 800 000 CNY (125 000 USD). Tesla Model 3 price tag is approximately 38 000 USD.

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BYD developed the first EV with manual transmission. Demand might surprise

BYD e3
BYD e3 version manual transmission for driving schools

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.

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Skyworth, the most confusing EV brand, reveals the price of its first ET5 model

Skyworth ET5
Skyworth ET5, Skywell ET5, Tianmei ET5,.. you name it.

Skyworth is a new Chinese brand launched by Skywell Automobile (Tianmei in Chinese) in April 2021. Skywell Automobile is a new Chinese EV brand launched in 2019. Their English slogan was: “Skywell: All is Well.”

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Beating Tesla in China, Wuling plans global with the new Xingchen model

Wuling Xingchen
New Wuling Xingchen launched at Shanghai Auto 2021.

It was a shock in January when EV Sales announced that the most selling EV in 2020, Tesla Model 3, had been globally outsold by conspicuous automaker Wuling and its model EV Mini. Wuling EV Mini sold over 36 000 pcs comparing with 21 000 of Model 3.

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Aiways confirms the production of EV made by former Ferrari designer. See the first pictures

Aiways U6
Aiways U6

Every time I type Aiways into Google, it asks me an obvious question. Did you mean Airways? If model U6 is not going to change that, then nothing else will.

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After Xiaomi, Baidu and Alibaba, another internet giant is joining the EV race.

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Neta S from Hozon Auto at Shangai Auto Show 2021.  Source: Inf.news
  • After a year of research, Chinese internet security company Qihoo 360 is leading series D financing into EV startup Neta.
  • Neta has sold 28 000 cars since 2018 and raised one billion USD (6.4 billion CNY).
  • The latest D round will bring the company another 0.5 billion USD (3 billion CNY).

Inconspicuous Chinese brand Neta (or Nezha, manufacture can’t decide and use both names) is a marque of Hozon motors, the first Chinese EV startup founded in 2014, around 50km southwest of Shanghai. Their first car Neta 01, all-electric crossover with a pleasant price of 12 000 USD (80 000 CNY), started mass production in 2018. Since then sold over 20 000 pieces, making it the most successful car from Hozon auto so far. This can soon change.

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