Tesla’s biggest rival in China: an in-depth look at the $4,200 Wuling HongGuang Mini EV

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It’s no Tesla, but it did secure over 119,250 total sales in 2020 alone, making it the second best-selling EV in the Chinese market, trailing the Tesla Model 3. Tesla’s biggest rival in China is the Wuling HongGuang Mini EV that starts at around $4,200.

Embracing a century of EV history

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Steiner designed the prototype himself, basing it on the 1908 model, and then engaged the Chinese manufacturer. It’s basically just a souped-up golf cart, but Ford wouldn’t allow them to import it into the US.

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Programs were conducted in English, Spanish, and Manderin Chinese. Drive Electric Earth Day sets new records in attendance. Drive Electric Earth Day parade in Riverside, California.

Embracing a century of EV history

Electric Auto Association

Steiner designed the prototype himself, basing it on the 1908 model, and then engaged the Chinese manufacturer. It’s basically just a souped-up golf cart, but Ford wouldn’t allow them to import it into the US.

China puts its electric vehicles on center stage - China automotive news

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Print E-mail Text Size: China puts its electric vehicles on center stage From:WSJ April 22, 2009 Chinese auto makers are unveiling a slew of battery-powered cars and other energy-efficient vehicles at this weeks Shanghai auto show that could make them more globally competitive and eventually help address the air pollution that chokes many Chinese cities. Most Chinese buyers also are purchasing cars for the first time and have not developed particular preferences.

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Electric Car Makers: Oregon Wants You - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Last year Oregon had also aggressively negotiated with the Chinese carmaker, BYD , to manufacture its line of plug-in hybrids in the state for sale in the U.S.) A very low cost EV is taking a golf cart transaxle or whole GC rear/seat and weld, ect a MC front end, frame, title to it, change the batteries from 6vdc to 12vdc to double the voltage and use larger dia VW Rabbit tires and you can have a nice 1- 3 person MC trike that goes 45-55mph and 50+ mile range.

GM Says Chevrolet Volt Won't 'Pay the Rent' | Autopia from Wired.com

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

You guys go ahead and buy your 40 mile per charge GM golf cart. Posted by: GSP | Apr 14, 2009 9:07:50 AM Funny, BYD (chinese) already came out with their version of the volt this year. GM cant do it but a 15 year old chinese car company can.now thats funny! Wired Home Subscribe Sections Cars 2.0

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