Shandong Baoya Vehicle Co., Ltd. received orders from the US this year for the purchase of 4,800 electric cars.
Baoya electric car possesses its own core technologies including driveline technology for the chassis of electric cars, as well as adaptation and optimization technologies for drive motors, according to Zhang Haibo, Baoya's General Manager.
"At present, all our products are for export. In 2008, 500 cars were exported to the US, and orders from the US this year have already reached 4,800 units." Zhang said.
The Baoya electric car fully meets western countries' weight criteria, a maximum of 400 kilograms for low-speed sedans, and has a top speed of 80 kilometers per hour. The Baoya electric car requires five to eight hours to be recharged, with a cost of approximately 30 yuan per recharge, on which the car is able to run 150 kilometers. These electric cars for export are priced between 30,000 yuan and 35,000 yuan.
By People's Daily Online