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This is the Beijing Auto Senova EX200 EV for China

January 19, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

This is the Beijing Auto Senova EX200 EV for China

This is the new new Beijing Auto Senova X200, an electric car for China based on the Senova X25 crossover. The X200 will be launched on the Chinese car market within this quarter. It looks very similar to the X25 bar for the blue circle around the badge (blue = green).

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Eye to Eye with the Dojo Pioneer EV in China

January 8, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Eye to Eye with the Dojo Pioneer EV in China

And finally I met a real Dojo Pioneer in Beijing. The Dojo Pioneer is a low-speed electric vehicle (LSEV), it can be used in the cities but not on the highways or even on the ring roads. The Dojo Pioneer seems inspired by the Aston Martin Cygnet, features an Aston Martin Ford grille, and a Ford-alike oval badge.

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New Spy Shots of the Baojun E100 city EV for China

January 4, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

New Spy Shots of the Baojun E100 city EV for China

New Spy Shots of the all new Baojun E100, a new electric vehicle for China. The Baojun E100 will debut, likely in concept form, of the Beijing Auto Show in April, and the real thing will be launched on the Chinese car market in October.

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Spy Shots: Qiantu K50 electric supercar seen Testing in China

December 22, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: Qiantu K50 electric supercar seen Testing in China

Spectacular Spy Shots of the Qiantu K50 testing in China. The Qiantu K50 is China’s first full-electric supercar, it will be launched on the Chinese car market in late 2016. Price is expected to start around 750.000 yuan or 115.000 USD.

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Beijing Auto and Atieva to show electric concept car in China

December 14, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Beijing Auto and Atieva to show electric concept car in China

China’s Beijing Auto Industry Corporation (BAIC) and U.S.-based Atieva are working on an electric concept car that will have its worldwide debut on the Beijing Auto Show in April next year. Atieva has released two renderings of the vehicle, apparently showing a sporty four-door sedan. The concept will eventually lead to a Tesla-beating production car with a range of 300 mile or 483 kilometer.

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Eye to Eye with the Venucia Chenfeng E30 EV in China

December 9, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Eye to Eye with the Venucia Chengfeng E30 EV in China

A heavenly blue Venucia Chenfeng e30Spotted in China in the Dongba area in the far eastern suburbs of Beijing, very close to where I found a shiny gold Range Rover. The Chenfeng e30 (not E30) is an electric car for China, it was launched in September 2014 but sales have been slow.

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The JAC iEV5 is a cheap electric car for China

December 6, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

The JAC iEV5 is a cheap electric car for China

A dusty red JAC iEV5, Spotted in China in the Dongba area in the far eastern suburbs of Beijing, featuring an impressive grille with a lot of shine and a blue JAC logo (blue = green). The JAC iEV5 is a new electric car for China.

It debuted in 2014 and sales started in early 2015, initially only in JAC’s home province Anhui. The rest of the country followed slowly and the iEV5 finally arrived in the capital in September, but they are still a very rare sight on the road.

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Spy Shots: Hongqi H7 ‘Blue Way’ plug-in hybrid testing in China

December 4, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: Hongqi H7 'Blue Way' plug-in hybrid testing in China

New Spy Shots of the Hongqi H7 Blue Way (blue = green) testing in China. The H7 Blue Way is a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) variant of the Hongqi H7 sedan. The Hongqi H7 Blue Way, formerly known simply as H7 PHEV, has been under development since 2012 (!) and will finally hit the Chinese car market in early 2016 after much delay.

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Eye to Eye with the Shenghao Q5 electric tricycle in China

November 30, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Eye to Eye with the Shenghao Q5 electric tricycle in China

This is the beautiful Shenghao Q5 electric tricycleSpotted in China in the Dongba area in the far eastern suburbs of Beijing. The vehicle looks all the business, painted in bright red and some white, with a lot of shiny chrome parts, side bars, stickers of all sorts, a bull bar, and a roof rack.

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Spy Shots: Zotye Damai A3 EV is Ready for China

November 30, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: Zotye Damai A3 EV is Ready for China

New Spy Shots showing the Zotye Damai A3 EV, looking very ready for its launch on the Chinese car market in the first quarter of 2016. The Zotye Damai A3 is a new electric car for China, it is based on the Zotye 300 sedan and will be sold under the Damai brand.

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