In this news, we discuss the China’s biggest automaker SAIC to have nearly 100 new EV models by 2025.
BEIJING (Reuters) – SAIC Motor, China’s largest automaker, plans to have nearly 100 new energy models with its partners by 2025, chairman Wang Xiaoqiu said on Monday.
New energy vehicles include battery electric vehicles as well as plug-in hybrid and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. Among the nearly 100 models, which include new and existing models, SAIC plans to have more than 20 plug-in hybrid models and 10 hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, Wang said.
Almost 60 of them will come from SAIC’s own brands. SAIC partners with Volkswagen VOWG_p.DE and General Motors.
Volkswagen and GM have announced their plans for electric vehicles in China, the world’s largest auto market.
Monthly sales of Wuling Hong Guang MINI EV, a micro electric car by a company between SAIC, GM and another local partner, have reached 20,000 units, Wang said.
Reporting by Yilei Sun and Brenda Goh, editing by Louise Heavens
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