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Dongfeng Fengnuo E300 EV Is A Renault Fluence Z.E. on the Beijing Auto Show

May 3, 2016 by Joey Wang

Dongfeng Fengnuo E300 EV Is A Renault Fluence Z.E. on the Beijing Auto Show

The Dongfeng Fengnuo E300 electric sedan debuted on the 2016 Beijing Auto Show. ‘Fengnuo’ is a sound translation of ‘Fluence’, which relates to the Renault Fluence, and more specifically to the electric Renault Fluence Z.E., where this E300 is based on. The front has been redesigned with a new bumper and grille, but they are otherwise the same.

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Qiantu Motor K50 Roadster Concept Launched On The Beijing Auto Show

May 3, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Qiantu Motor K50 Roadster Concept Launched On The Beijing Auto Show

The beautiful Qiantu Motor K50 Roadster has debuted on the Beijing Auto Show, looking absolutely stunning in gray blue over piano black. The K50 Roadster is the drop top variant of the K50 Coupe, which will be launched on the Chinese car market later this year. The Roadster will follow in 2017.

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Changjiang EV Launched On The Beijing Auto Show

April 30, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Changjiang EV Launched On The Beijing Auto Show

The brand new electric vehicle brand Changjiang EV debuted on the Beijing Auto Show, with three cars in tow. First up this fine little brown thing called the eCool, styled in crossover style with big bumpers, wide wheel arches, roof rails for the canoe, and a sweet little lady in white.

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Qiantu Motor K50 EV Supercar hits the Beijing Auto Show

April 27, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Qiantu Motor K50 EV Supercar hits the Beijing Auto Show

The near-production version of the Qiantu Motor K50 electric supercar debuted on the Beijing Auto Show, showing off its streamlined bodywork with a new bumper section and a brand new cabin. Small-series production is expected to begin late this year, with a price starting around  700.000 yuan or 108.000 USD, and that is comparable to the cheapest Tesla Model S.

Qiantu Motor also debuted a roadster version of the K50, more on that one in a later post.

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Beijing Auto ArcFox-7 electric supercar debuts on the Beijing Auto Show

April 26, 2016 by Joey Wang

Beijing Auto ArcFox-7 electric supercar debuts on the Beijing Auto Show

The most beautiful car on the 2016 Beijing Auto Show is the… Beijing Auto ArcFox-7, an electric supercar concept that looks ready for the race track and for the boulevard. The car has scissor doors, wild wings and spoilers, and screens front and rear that can communicate things, like saying “hello, future”.

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Faraday Future FFZERO 1 arrives in China for the Beijing Auto Show

April 24, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Faraday Future FFZERO 1 arrives in China for the Beijing Auto Show

The ultra crazy and mega interesting Faraday Future FFZERO1 has been unveiled to the media in Beijing and will have its public debut tomorrow on the Beijing Auto Show. The electric supercar got a much warmer welcome here than in Las Vegas, where it was almost murdered in a shit storm.

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More Photos of the LeSee EV Tesla Killer from China

April 22, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

More Photos of the LeSee EV Tesla Killer from China

We have received a flock of new photos of the LeSee EV, China’s new Tesla killer. The LeSee EV is a concept for now but the company says the production version won’t differ much. They are already testing with the production car and say the test vehicles have reached a 211 km/h top speed. The LeSee EV will have its public debut on Monday on the Beijing Auto Show, where we will sure check it out.

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Chery FV2030 concept launched in China

April 21, 2016 by W.E. Ning

Chery FV2030 concept launched in China

Chery decided not to wait for the start of the Beijing Auto Show on Monday and launched their new FV2030 concept car last night. The FV2030 previews a new design direction aimed at making Chery cars more attractive for the young. The design language is called ‘Life in Motion”. There was more:

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The LeSee EV sedan is China’s latest Tesla beater

April 20, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

The LeSee EV sedan is China's latest Tesla beater

This is the beautiful new LeSee EV, a brand new Tesla beater from China. The vehicle is a concept for now but LeSee says the production version won’t differ that much. The company is already testing with the production car and claims the test vehicles have a top speed of 211 kilometers per hour. The LeSee EV will have its public debut on Monday on the Beijing Auto Show, where we will check it out.

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Production version of the Qiantu K50 electric supercar will be unveiled in Beijing

April 20, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Production version of the Qiantu K50 electric supercar will be unveiled in Beijing

The production version of the already quite famous Qiantu K50 full-electric supercar will be unveiled on the Beijing Auto Show next Monday. Bar a few minor details it will look like the car on the photo above. Qiantu will also debut a concept roadster version of the K50.

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