January 17, 2014 by Joey Wang
New spy shots of the upcoming Chery E1, the hatchback variant of the Chery E2 sedan. The Chery E1 will debut on the Beijing Auto Show in April and will be launched on the China car market in the second half of the year. The E1 is an important new car for Chery, aimed mainly at young first-car buyers living in large cities.
December 9, 2013 by Joey Wang
The best spy shots so far of the upcoming Chery E1 hatchback, based on the Chery E2 sedan. Interestingly, some Chinese sources say the Chery E1 and Chery E2 will be manufactured by a brand new car maker currently called ‘Jiangbei Project’.
The new car maker is founded by a group of ex-Chery employees, is based in the same city as Chery, and has very close ties with Chery. The venture will apparently use Chery engines. This all sounds very much like a new sub-brand of some sorts, focusing on the cheap end of the market.
February 2, 2013 by W.E. Ning
Patent drawings of a car we know as the Chery E2 hatchback, code named S31, and based on the Chery E2 sedan. New reports in Chinese media indicate the hatchback will be sold as a separate model called ‘Chery E1’. Both vehicles will be launched on the Chinese car market later this year, debut is expected for the Shanghai Auto Show in April. Read more »