Changan reveals its mysterious high-end brand name: Avatar. Here is everything we know

GAC executives
GAC team is happy and celebrates the 20 millionth car roll off an assembly line last week.

On 20 May, Changan Automobile confirmed its new high-end EV brand, previously referred to as “AB brand”, named Avatar (阿维塔) Technologies.

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Huawei, Changan, and CATL will launch a high-end EV next week. Its codename is AB E11.

Changan UNI-K
The Vision-V concept was a predecessor of ICE UNI-K, which is totally not a Porsche Cayenne. This car made Changan famous outside China in 2020. Their new EV brand is supposed to be designed also by a former Porsche designer.

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.

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CATL, a Chinese battery supplier to Tesla, VW, produced more billionaires than Microsoft, Apple and Amazon combined

CATL HQ

According to Forbes, billionaires from China’s inconspicuous EV battery manufacturer Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) has outnumbered those from well-established top technology companies. Based on their shares in CATL, a total of 9 executives and early investors are named in the Forbes Billionaire List, each owns over $1 billion.

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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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