The new Zotye Zhima E30 has been unveiled on the Shanghai Auto Show in China. The Zotye Zhima E30, formerly known as the Zotye E01, is a new electric vehicle for the Chinese car market, featuring large angry looking headlights and a small grille without the typical Zotye ‘Z’ logo.
The Beijing Auto EX Concept has been unveiled on the Shanghai Auto Show in China. The EX Concept is a funky all-electric mini city car for funky people, featuring a boxy design with a black grille, wide wheel arches, sporty alloys, and… racing stripes!
The first photos of the new Zotye E200 EV, a new electric vehicle for the Chinese car market. The Zotye E200 EV will officially debut tomorrow on the Shanghai Auto Show. Design is hip enough for an electric city kinda car, although those wheels are just too small.
We have all seen the glitter and glamor of the the Shandong EV Expo (intro) in Jinan City, but what are these low-speed electric vehicles like in real life in a real city? Well, I wen into town and found a few, and they weren’t very fancy at all.
Starting with this very basic Huaihai Fuxing 13, fitted with a cabin without doors and a cargo box. These crappy cabin-cargo conversions are mostly done by small local companies operation on neighborhood level, and this example looked the business.
The new Lifan 620 EV has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price, including all green-car subsidies by central and local governments, starts at 143.800 and ends at 186.800 yuan ($23.165 – 27.193). The maximum subsidy for the Lifan 620 EV is 90.000 yuan or $14.498.
Zotye Auto has released the first images of the new Zotye E01, a new small two-door electric vehicle that will debut later this month on the Shanghai Auto Show. Zotye is on an electric roll lately, the Zotye Yun E100 EV was launched on October last year, followed by the Zotye E20 EV in November. The E01 will be launched late this year, and there will also be a four-door version which will be called, slightly confusing, the Zotye E02.
The E01 looks like a Smart from the outside, albeit with cooler headlights, and like a Tesla on the inside:
Changan Auto has released the first image of a new electric four-door coupe concept car that will debut on the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show starting on April 20. The concept features two giant air intakes on each side of the bumper, super thin LED headlights, an illuminated Changan logo, and a rounded bonnet in darker black. The concept will be ‘powered’ by an electric motor with an output of 167hp and 335nm, good for 0-100 in 4.12 seconds, or so Changan claims.
This is the mellow-yellow Rodi RD220 Scootercar, seen last month on the Shandong EV Expo (intro) in Jinan City. The Rodi D220 Scootercar is is designed for holiday resorts and features a striking design centered around a steel structure starting at the nose, going up to the roof, en ending down the sides. The vehicle is designed by a fellow Dutchman (Delft!) and the man in charge of production in China hails from Holland as well. May they succeed.
This is the beautiful Xuanyu Xuanlai, a new low-speed electric vehicle (LSEV) from China, seen last month on the Shandong EV Expo (intro) in Jinan City. The Xuanyu Xuanlai is a four-wheel four-door electric mini car, featuring a very shiny Aston Martin Cygnet-style grille, bright burning fog lights, a large blue logo on the bonnet, a huge windscreen with a single wiper, speedy decals on the sides, mirrors bigger than a truck’s, and sporty six-spoke alloys.