JAC MOTORS ELECTRIC VEHICLES
JAC Motors, China’s 10th largest auto manufacturer is state-owned enterprise officially know as Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co. Ltd and situated in Hefei, Anhui Province, close the larger Chery Auto. JAC Motors crafted its strategy for the electric vehicle segment, named “The Pure Electric Vehicle Development Plan” in 2002, making JAC an early mover in China and one of the most popular brands. In 2012 the company held the Top 1 position in China and thereby gaining the Top 3 place globally. During the 2015 Beijing Auto Show, the company showcased the largest range of pure electric vehicles, showing its commitment to the technology.
In 2016 JAC launched its latest EV strategy, called i.EV+ to promote and develop New Energy Vehicles in the company.JAC has ten years electric vehicle experience, the latest model series, JAC iEV7, is the seventh generation of its technology and is built on its second EV platform. At the end of March 2017, JAC has sold around 40,000 electric vehicles wich covered a distance more than 600 million kilometers, resulting in a reduction of 36,000 tons in carbon emissions.
The company has a dedicated R&D center in Hefei employing close to a 1,000 staff and owning nearly just as many patents. JAC also opened China’s first overseas R&D facilities, one in Turin Italy and another in Tokyo Japan. In 2017 JAC entered into a strategic partnership with VW to develop New Energy Vehicles together for 25 years.
JAC has one of the most confusing model naming policies, and you will not be alone trying to find information on the exact model you are looking for, in general, it seems that the numerator is the technology generation being used. What confuses the picture more is that JAC would introduce a vehicle at an Auto Show, such as the JAC iEV6S SUV in 2016, but then have the production-intent version of the same vehicle a year later with a new name, in this case, the JAC iEV7S SUV, which looks the same but have slightly different specs.
JAC MOTORS EV SALES
JAC ELECTRIC VEHICLES IN THE NEWS
2017 Week 6 - JAC Motors and worlds fourth richest man partner to build cars in Mexico
The world’s fourth richest man, Carlos Slim of Mexico, announced this week that he would back the development of a Mexican-produced electric vehicle through his company, Giant Motors in a joint venture with Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest bread maker. The strategy plays off in an environment where many US based automakers are contemplating bringing production back to the USA amidst President Trumps America First policy environment. Mr. Slim said the electric vehicle would be designed specifically for Mexican conditions. Giant Motor’s and Chinese JAC Motors also entered into an alliance to manufacture vehicles in Mexico’s Hidalgo province.
2016 Week 40 - VW and JAC partner on low cost EV
Not sure which model EV to choose?
wattEV2Buy’s easy to use EV Select tool helps identify which electric vehicle is perfect for your specific requirements. EV Select compare electric vehicles battery electric range over various vehicle types. Within four clicks you can get the perfect luxury sedan able to drive your required distance on battery power.
Unsure what the charging cost will be?
wattEV2Buy’s easy to use Charging Cost Calculator compare electric vehicles charging cost in your state and relate it to equivalent gasoline cost. The charging cost calculator also allows you to be specific and customize your electricity cost in kWh and provide results in miles and kilometers, making it usable all over the world.
In this week’s blog series on introducing Chinese electric car brands, we look at Thunder Power Holdings ( #ThunderPower ).
In this week’s blog series on introducing Chinese electric car brands, we look at Guangzhou Automobile Group (#GAC Motors).
VW and JAC create electric vehicle joint venture for China over a 25 year period, with the first mass market electric vehicle expected in 2018.