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Beijing Auto to launch Full Electric BC301

May 20, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter

Beijing Auto will launch a full electric version of the BC301 hatchback and BC302 sedan in the second half of this year. The EV has a range of 130 kilometers, charging takes 6 to 7 hours on 220v, a fast charger will be available for the very few who can install one at home. Battery life is 3 years or 60.000 kilometer.

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Shanghai Auto Show: Beijing Auto BC301Z & BC302Z

April 22, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter

BC301Z hatchback and the BC302Z sedan both debuted at the Shanghai Auto Show. The BC’s stand on a new platform and look at least a bit like the Benz B-class. Beijing Auto and Mercedes Benz have a joint venture in China called Beijing-Benz. They make the C-class, E-class and soon the GLK for the Chinese market. The BC’s are meant for the cheap end of the market, price will start at only 50.000 yuan and ends around a still very cheap 75.000 yuan.

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Beijing Auto BC301Z & BC302Z to debut in Shanghai

April 15, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter

Beijing Auto’s new duo, the BC301Z hatchback and the BC302Z sedan will both debut at the Shanghai Auto Show next week. The BC’s stand on a new platform and look at least a bit like the Benz B-class. Beijing Auto and Mercedes Benz have a joint venture in China called Beijing-Benz. They make the C-class, E-class and soon the GLK for the Chinese market. Benz likely ain’t too happy with these new cars from their ‘partner’…

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