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CH-Auto flaunts China’s first electric sports car

China has been known to make almost anything, and just recently Beijing-based CH-Auto made its first-ever electric vehicle. The environment-friendly speedster known as the Event packs capable internals that would file itself under the sports car category.


The two-seater Event was on display at the Beijing Auto Show where it’s been reported to go from 0-100kph in less than 5 seconds. This sleek car carries a 48kWh battery that can last about 155 miles on a single charge. As for recharging, the source mentions lasting around six hours using a 220-volt charger.

The company already made a projected start date which is in late 2016, and is expected to be priced at around CNY 700,000 (approx. Php4.9M). CH-Auto made it clear that this wouldn’t be their first and last electric vehicle since they have a long term plan of producing up to 500,000 units (mass-market vehicles included) annually, reports the source.

With Tesla and Aston Martin making noise about eco-friendly cars, it’s not surprising that a manufacturer from China steps up to offer its own player.


Kevin Bruce Francisco is the Senior Editor and Video Producer for YugaTech. He's a Digital Filmmaking graduate who's always either daydreaming of traveling or actually going places on his bike. Follow him on Twitter for more tech updates @kevincofrancis.

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4 Responses

  1. Zobel says:

    Unless it’s powered by unicorn shit, an eco friendly speedster = oxymoron. You’ll still need to suck from the grid and dump those toxic batteries elsewhere.

  2. Easy E says:

    Wow sobrang mura..

  3. RaM says:

    Hintayin nyo maglalabas din ang CDR-king nyan. =D

  4. gadgeteer says:

    i dont get it, who would buy a chinese branded electric sportscar that is more expensive than tesla?

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