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Shandong EV Expo in China: the Wanda QY5021 Electric Minivan

March 26, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Shandong EV Expo in China: the Wanda QY5021 Electric Minivan

Meet the beautiful Wanda QY5021 Electric Minivan, a new low-speed electric vehicle (LSEV) from China, seen last week on the Shandong EV Expo  (intro) in Jinan City. The Wanda QY5021 comes with a spunkyfunky design featuring large headlights, LED-like strips in the bumper, huge black mirrors, and sporty shiny five spoke alloys.

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Shandong EV Expo in China: the Mengde Microcar

March 26, 2015 by Joey Wang

Shandong EV Expo in China:  the Mengde Microcar

This is the Mengde Microcar, a new low-speed electric vehicle (LSEV) from China, seen last week on the Shandong EV Expo  (intro) in Jinan City. The Mende Microcar is a tiny EV, featuring a too-cool design with a large windshield with a single windshield wiper, pronounced wheel arches at the front, mirrors bigger than a truck’s, and sporty wheels with shiny multispoke alloys. Read more »

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Shandong EV Expo in China: VIDEOEV does four doors to the Volkswagen Beetle

March 24, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Shandong EV Expo in China: VIDEOEV does four doors to the Volkswagen Beetle

Another Chinese automaker improving on German design. Earlier on we had Jinma making the BMW i3 cheaper and smaller, and here we have VIDOEV giving two more doors to the Volkswagen Beetle, as seen on on the Shandong EV Expo  (intro) in China.

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Shandong EV Expo in China: the Lutom Chaowei

March 24, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Shandong EV Expo in China: the Lutom Chaowei

Here we have the funky clunky Lutom Chaowei, a new low-speed electric vehicle (LSEV) from China, seen last week on the Shandong EV Expo  (intro). TheLutong Chaowei is a sporty two-seater, featuring a square-shaped body, an airy greenhouse, a single windshield wiper, sleek headlights, speedy decals on the sides, black ‘crossover’ wheel arches, and sporty eight-spoke alloys.

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Shandong EV Expo in China: the Shifeng D303 mini EV

March 24, 2015 by W.E. Ning

Shandong EV Expo in China: the Shifeng D303 mini EV

This is the fiery red Shifeng D303, a new low-speed electric vehicle (LSEV) from China, seen last week on the Shandong EV Expo  (intro). The Shifeng D303 was one of the smallest vehicles on the show, featuring s streamlined design with some Smart influences, a smiling grille, and side bars.

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Shandong EV Expo in China: the Qingqi Shoe-i mini SUV

March 24, 2015 by Joey Wang

Shandong EV Expo in China: the Qingqi Shoe-i mini SUV

This is the funky Qingqi Shoe-i, a new low-speed electric vehicle (LSEV) from China, seen last week on the Shandong EV Expo  (intro). The Qingqi Shoe-i is a mini-mini SUV featuring a two-tone color scheme with a red roof and red mirrors, flashy decals on the sides, side bars, bull bars front and back, and an enormous bling-bling grille. The Chinese name of the Shoe-1 is Xiu Ai, or ‘Beautiful Love’.

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Shandong EV Expo in China: Sendi Coope Kupao & Sendi Coope Kuka

March 23, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Shandong EV Expo in China: Sendi Coope Kupao & Sendi Coope Kuka

This is the hippyPinky Sandi Coope Kupao, a new low-speed electric vehicle (LSEV) from China, seen last week on the Shandong EV Expo  (intro). The Sandi Coope Kupao is a two-seat city car, featuring an all-black grille, round headlights, heavy black bumpers and wheel arches, fake silver air vents in the front fenders, large mirrors, a black roof, side bars, and sporty shiny multispoke alloys.

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Shandong EV Expo in China: the Qianli Kele mini-mini bus

March 23, 2015 by W.E. Ning

Shandong EV Expo in China: the Qianli Kele mini-mini bus

This is the superbly cool Qianli Kele, a new low-speed electric vehicle (LSEV) from China, seen last week on the Shandong EV Expo  (intro). The Qianli Kele is a mini-mini bus, dressed here in school bus yellow and featuring A BMW-style grille, black wheel arches, huge mirrors, a single windscreen wiper, an antenna on the A-pillar, a black roof, and sporty shiny alloys.

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Shandong EV Expo in China: the Minglong Deluxe EV

March 22, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Shandong EV Expo in China: the Minglong Deluxe EV

This is the super speedy Minglong Deluxe EV, a new low-speed electric vehicle (LSEV) from China, seen earlier this week on the Shandong EV Expo  (intro). The Minglong Deluxe was one of the very few sporty LSEV’s on the show, featuring a giant hungry grille, aggressive headlights, a cab-forward greenhouse design, sharply cut mirrors, a single windshield wiper, two tone paint, and shiny multispoke alloys.

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Shandong EV Expo in China: the Jinma JMW2200

March 21, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Shandong EV Expo in China: the Jinma JMW2200

This is the bimmered Jinma JMW2200, a new low-speed electric vehicle (LSEV) from China, seen earlier this week on the Shandong EV Expo  (intro). The Jinma JMW2200 comes with looks inspired by the BMW i3, including very similar headlights, a very similar bumper, a black bonnet, and a shiny BMW grille. Even the brand names are similar. Jinma (金马) means ‘Golden Horse’ and the Chinese name of BMW is Baoma (宝马), meaning ‘Treasure Horse’.

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