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XPeng Shows Near-production ready Electric SUV

October 13, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter

XPeng Motors

XPeng Motors is one of many Chinese EV startups. But unlike many of their colleague-companies they actually seem to have a real car. The vehicles on these photos are part of a first-batch “1.0” pre-production run of 15 cars.

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New photos of the Sinogold GM3 Electric MPV For China

September 28, 2017 by Joey Wang

Sinogold GM3

The Sinogold GM3 is a new electric MPV from China, mixing a large dose of Citroen Grand Picasso with a slightly smaller dose of Volkswagen Sharan.

Sinogold is a new state-owned electric-car maker based in China’s #Shandong Province. The #GM3 is their first passenger car. Next up is an electric SUV followed by an electric sedan.

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All The Specs Of The NextEV NIO ES8 Electric SUV

September 22, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter

NIO ES8

NIO is a new Chinese electric vehicle brand under NextEV. They are also developing the limited edition NIO EP9 electric supercar. The NIO ES8 is their first ‘normal’ passenger car, and we have all the specifications.

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WEY XEV Concept Debuts On The Frankfurt Motor Show

September 15, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter

WEY XEV Concept Debuts On The Frankfurt Motor Show

WEY debuted their new XEV electric concept car on the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. The XEV previews a future compact sporty crossover.

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Borgward Isabella Concept Debuts At The Frankfurt Motor Show

September 15, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter

Borgward Isabella Concept Debuts At The Frankfurt Motor Show

China’s Borgward brought the Isabella electric concept car to the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. The name harks back to 1954 2-door coupe with the same name, far far away in the non-Chinese past.

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Official Photos Of The New ArcFox (?) LITE Mini EV For China

August 22, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter

ArcFox

Official images of the ArcFox Lite, a new  electric mini car for China. ArcFox is a new brand under Beijing Auto, focused on making ‘cool’ and somewhat premium electric cars for the young an hip.

The official photos however refer to the vehicle as the ‘Lite’, without any ‘ArcFox’. It has a LITE badge on the bonnet. Chinese media call it the ‘Lite by ArcFox’.

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Visiting The Scene Of The May 1 Beijing Electric Bus Charging Station Fire

August 9, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter

On the early afternoon of May 1 there was a huge fire at a electric-bus charging station at the Crab Island amusement park in Beijing. At least 55 buses burned out to the ground, another 20 buses partially burned down, and a dozen of charging poles completely burned to the black. I went to the area last week and found out that all the buses are still there. More videos and many photos below:

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Meet GM’s Cheapest Electric Car: The New Baojun E100 For China

August 8, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter

This is the Baojun E100, a new electric mini car for China, and it has become a very cool vehicle. It is cheap too, priced between $5329 and $7264 after green-car subsidies. It is manufactured by the three-way SAIC-GM-Wuling joint venture in which General Motors has a 44% stake. It comes in funky color schemes with a flat grille and head lights with dark visors.

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Spy Shots: NextEV NIO ES8 Is Getting Ready For The Chinese Car Market

July 27, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter

NIO ES8

Spy Shots showing the NextEV NIO ES8 testing in China. The NIO ES8 is a large electric SUV that will be launched on the Chinese car market in 2018, featuring a very tall front end, a black windscreen frame, and a black roof.

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Tesla Model 3 Watch Out: Here Is The XPeng Identity X

July 14, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter

XPeng Identity X

This is the XPeng Identity X, the production version of the XPeng Beta. The Identity X is an electric  crossover, it will be launched on the Chinese market in Q4, priced to compete head on with the upcoming Tesla Model 3.

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