Chinese-Made Electric Cars

Listed below are highway-capable plug-in EVs built in China by either native car-makers or foreign-sino joint ventures. The database here covers mainly passenger cars; electric buses and trucks in general are not included. The first table documents pure-electric models, and the second plug-in hybrids (PHEVs). We will update the database regularly following the development of the China’s EV industry. Please click on individual models for photos and specs.

All-electric passenger cars

Maker Model Battery Type Driving Range (km) Top Speed (km/h) List Price (Yuan) Release date
BAIC (Beijing Auto) ES 210 Lithium Ion 175 130 346,900 Dec. 2014
EV 200 Lithium Ion 200 125 210,000 Dec. 2014
E150 EV Lithium Ion 140 125 249,800 Mid 2013
C30 EV Lithium Ion 200 160    
Beiqi Foton Midi EV Lithium Manganese 170 140 100,000 after subsidies  
BMW Brilliance Zinoro 1E Lithium iron phosphate 150 130 400,000 March 2014
BYD e5 LiFePO4 220      
e6 LiFePO4 330 160 300,000 Limited release in 2010
K9 LiFePO4 250-300 62.1mph est. 2,000,000 Oct. 2010
T3 LiFePO4        
BYD-Daimler DENZA EV LiFePO4 253 150 369,000/ 399,000 April 2014
Changan Benni EV Lithium Ion 150 120 Less than 100,000 after rebates  
E30 Lithium Ion 160 125 About 100,000 after rebates 100 Changan E30 EVs started to serve as taxis in Beijing in Feb. 2012.
Eado EV Lithium Ion 160 140 About 200,000 H1 2015
Chery eQ EV Lithium Ion 200 100 159,000- 164,900 Nov 2014
Riich M1 LiFePO4 120- 150 120 149,800- 229,800 Nov. 2010
Dongfeng E30L Lithium Ion 160 80   Late 2014
Dongfeng Nissan Venucia E30 Lithium Ion 160     A fleet started to serve as taxis in Dalian in September 2013.
FAW Besturn B50 EV Lithium Ion 140 147    
FAW Toyota Ranz EV Lithium Ion 120      
FAW Volkswagen Carely LiFePO4 110 145    
Geely EK-2 LiFePO4 180 150 100,000  
Great Wall Haval M3 EV LiFePO4 160 130    
GreenWheel EV Jimma (Jummer) Lithium Ion 160 110    
Hafei Saibao EV Lithium Ion 180- 200 130 180,000  
Haima Freema EV LiFePO4 160 90 160,000 Public trial in 2011
JAC iEV LiFePO4 160 95 169,800 Sept. 2012
Kandi EV K11 (Panda EV) LiFePO4 80 80   2014
Lifan 320 EV LiFePO4 100- 150 120    
620 EV LiFePO4 200 120    
SAIC (Shanghai Auto) Maxus EV80 LiFePO4 170   179,000- 499,000 Nov. 20, 2014
Roewe E50 LiFePO4 180 130 234,900 Nov. 5, 2012
Shanghai GM Springo EV (Chevy Sail EV) LiFePO4 130- 200 130 258,000 Nov. 2012
Zotye Zotye Zhidou (ZD) Lithium ion 120 80 108,800 2014
Cloud 100 EV Li(NiCoMn)O2 150 85 150,000  
E200 Lithium Ion 120 80    
E30 Lithium Ion 150 80    
5008 (Nomad II) EV LiFePO4 200 100 210,000 early 2010
M300 EV LiFePO4 200 120 250,000 2010

Plug-in Hybrid Cars

Maker Model Battery Capacity List Price (Yuan) Release date
BMW Brilliance BMW 530Le 40AH 698,900 Jan. 15, 2015
BYD Qin 13KWH 189,800– 209,800 Dec. 17, 2013
Shang   est. 139,800– 169,800 H2 2015
Song   est. 250,000 H2 2015
Tang 18.4KWH est. 300,000 H2 2015
Yuan   est. 200,000 H2 2015
Chery Arrizo 7 PHEV 9.2KWH   Late 2015
FAW Volkswagen Audi A6L e-tron 14.1KWH   2016
GAC (Guangzhou Auto) Trumpchi GA5 REV 13KWH 199,300– 219,300 Oct. 2014
SAIC (Shanghai Auto) Roewe 550 PHEV 11.8KWH 248,800– 259,800 Nov. 2013
Volvo S60L PHEV 11.2KWH 505,900– 559,900 April 22, 2015

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