- Gordon Dumoulin
EV China 2022; the small, smart, trendy and affordable no. 1 kid on the block
𝘌𝘷𝘰𝘭𝘶𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘰𝘧 𝘌𝘝 𝘪𝘯 𝘊𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘢; 𝘀𝗺𝗮𝗿𝘁; 𝘀𝗺𝗮𝗹𝗹; 𝗰𝘂𝘁𝗲, 𝘁𝗿𝗲𝗻𝗱𝘆 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗳𝗮𝘀𝗵𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗯𝗹𝗲; 𝗮𝗳𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗱𝗮𝗯𝗹𝗲...
While the electrical vehicle market in China is fast rising with new brands and innovations, 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗺𝗼𝘀𝘁 𝘀𝘂𝗰𝗰𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗳𝘂𝗹 𝗘𝗩 𝗸𝗶𝗱 𝗼𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗯𝗹𝗼𝗰𝗸 is not Tesla, Xpeng, Nio, Li Auto with EV/PHEV SUV and Sedan models as one might expect.
The 𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗶 𝗘𝗩 𝗪𝘂𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗛𝗼𝗻𝗴𝗴𝘂𝗮𝗻𝗴, manufactured in Guanxi Autonomous Region (SAIC-GM-Wuling JV) since summer 2020 has made a huge impression in China's EV market, overtaking Tesla model 3 sales within less than one year and becoming the best selling EV in China since January this year with more than 500,000 units.
With a 𝗽𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗲 𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗴𝗲 𝗳𝗿𝗼𝗺 𝗮𝗯𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝗨𝗦𝗗 𝟰,𝟳𝟬𝟬-𝟲,𝟬𝟬𝟬 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗮 𝗵𝗶𝗴𝗵 𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗻𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗿 𝗼𝗳 𝘀𝗽𝗲𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗹 𝗰𝘂𝘁𝗲 𝗺𝗼𝗱𝗲𝗹𝘀 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝘁𝗿𝗲𝗻𝗱𝘆 𝗲𝗱𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 such as the Macaron and Gameboy editions or 𝗰𝗮𝗯𝗿𝗶𝗼 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗽𝗶𝗰𝗸𝘂𝗽 𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀, the mini EV has been proven a new direction for EV mobility inspiring other brands to follow the highly successful concept. The mini EV has as well initiated a cult following in China, with owners upgrading their mini EV with smart features or aesthetic decorating with exterior designs.
Are you ready for this trendy mini EV coming your way ? The newest cabrio model in the short introduction movie might be coming soon to Europe under the name 'FreZe Froggy'.