News on green-tech development in the Chinese car industry; electric cars, hybrids, government subsidies and more.

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This Is The NIO ES8 Electric SUV For China

December 13, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter

NIO ES8

Chinese electric SUV with 326 Horsepower

And here it is from all sides: the new NIO ES8 electric SUV for China, looking ultra clean in light blue. The ES8 was scheduled to hit the market yesterday December 12, but the launch has been delayed. NIO however has announced a price range: 310.000 to 410.000 yuan ($46.800 – 62.000) including all NEV subsidies.

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Byton Electric SIV SUV To Debut At CES Las Vegas On January 7

December 12, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter

Byton SUV

An SIV is not an SUV, or is it?

This is the Byton SIV, it will debut on January 7 on the CES Las Vegas. SIV stands for Smart Intuitive Vehicle. This, we presume, refers to the tech on board the The Byton SIV, a new electric SUV from China.

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First Photos Of The Weltmeister EX5 Electric SUV For China

December 12, 2017 by W.E. Ning

Chinese electric SUV with a 600 kilometer range

This is the new Weltmeister EX5, an electric SUV for China. The EX5 will be launched on the Chinese car market in April next year.

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This Is The NEVS 9-3 EV For China

December 6, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter

NEVS 9-3 EV

Saab 9-3 Recycled In China

This is the final production version of the NEVS 9-3 EV, an electric variant of the good old Saab 9-3 sedan. It will be launched on the Chinese car market in July, aimed mostly at ride-sharing companies. NEVS (National Electric Vehicle Sweden) didn’t change much of the design:

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Hengtian Auto And Chris Bangle Team Up For Red Space Electric City Car 

November 30, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter

Red Space Electric City Car

This striking little machine is the Red Space, an electric city car concept launched on the L.A. Auto Show. It was designed by none other than the infamous Chris Bangle. The Red Space will be manufactured in China by the China Hi-Tech Group (CHTC), a state-owned conglomerate involved in car making, car trading, chemicals, textiles, and machinery.

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The NIO ES8 Electric SUV Is Ready For The Chinese Car Market

November 23, 2017 by W.E. Ning

NIO ES8

This is the final production version of the NIO ES8 electric SUV, ready for its launch on the Chinese car market on December 12. NIO, formerly known as Next EV, is a new Chinese electric vehicle brand. They ES8 is their first passenger car. They are also developing the limited-edition NIO EP9 electric supercar.

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The Xpeng Identy X Electric SUV Is Ready For The Chinese Car Market

November 22, 2017 by Joey Wang

Xpeng Identy X

This is the final production version of the Xpeng Identy X electric SUV, looking very tech in white with gray alloys and huge dark gray lights. The Identy X will be launched on the Chinese car market in the first quarter of next year. And Identy is not a spelling error, it is really the name of the car.

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This Is The New Dongfeng Junfeng EJ30 Electric sedan

November 21, 2017 by Joey Wang

Dongfeng Junfeng

This pretty white wonder is the new Dongfeng Junfeng EJ30, a small electric sedan that will be launched on the Chinese car market next month. Junfeng is an EV brand under Dongfeng Motor, up until now they only made electric mini-minivans. The EJ30 is their first passenger car, it will soon be followed by a small electric hatchback called the ER30.

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That’s A First: Kawei Auto Launches Electric Pickup Truck In China

November 21, 2017 by W.E. Ning

Kawei Auto

The pickup truck is no longer the domain of dieselin’ farmers; Kawei Auto just launched the EV7, the first electric full-size pickup truck in the world. Kawei Auto became famous in 2014 when they cloned the Ford F-150, they are still making that truck, and the EV7 is based on it.

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Guangzhou Auto And Tencent Join Forces For The iSpace EV Concept

November 20, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter

Guangzhou Auto Tencent

The dark blue beauty is the new Guangzhou Auto iSpace concept, as it was unveiled on this year’s Guangzhou Auto Show. The iSpace previews an upcoming electric car that will be build by a joint venture between Guangzhou Auto and internet giant Tencent.

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