GYON ELECTRIC VEHICLES
wattEV2buy explores the Gyon electric car strategy and list the Gyon EV models, news, and sales as it vies for a position in the growing EV market.
FAW owned EV start-up SiTech launched its luxury electric vehicle brand Gyon (Grow Your Own Niche) in Los Angeles on the 8th of August. The new EV start-up at the same time signed a co-operation agreement with design house Gaffoglio Family Metalcrafters (GFMI). GFMI designed cars include the Maybach 6 convertible and the Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo.
GYON’s management team includes industry heavyweights such as co-founder and president Joe Chao, a former executive of Chrysler Group former global president and DaimlerChrysler executive Tom Lasorda.
GYON (歌昂) plans to release nine new models over the next eight years. The EV startup will develop its EVs on two platforms covering sedan’s SUVs, crossovers and station wagons in the A and B segment.
The Chinese auto company aims for technology advances in electric drivetrains and autonomous systems including charging capabilities of 80% in 10 minutes and fully charged in 15 minutes to compete with combustion vehicles. The Gyon EV is equipped with self-driving capabilities based on the G-OS intelligent vehicle operating system. GYON plans sell 400,000 vehicles in the next 10 years starting with an A-class model in 2020. For more info on GYONs proposed vehicle architecture follow click here.
GYON is based in Chengdu where it also entered into a strategic cooperation agreement with the Municipal government which includes capital. The city of Chengdu is aiming to be an autonomous electric hub and to date has constructed more than 5,000 charging stations to foster the adoption of EVs in its 700,000 per annum car market.
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Week 14 2019 - GYON EV Models to be revealed at Shanghai Auto Show
The new Chinese luxury electric car brand, GYON, first announced at the LA Auto Show in 2018, revealed two teaser images of the new Gyon EV. The Gyon EV will be unveiled at a company event called “Gyon Day” during the Shanghai Auto Show next week. A spy shot of the Gyon also appeared on various Chinese car sites showing the Gyon electric car in a crate shipped from the USA. Gyon is expected to launch its first electric vehicle in 2020.
Week 30 2018 - SiTech launches new EV brand at LA Auto Show 2018
EV start-up SiTech is launching its luxury electric vehicle brand in Los Angeles on the 8th of August. The new brand is named Gyon and collaborates with design house Gaffoglio Family Metalcrafters (GFMI). The Chinese luxury EV brand will also unveil its first model teased in the image below. The Gyon EV is equipped with self-driving capabilities based on the G-OS intelligent vehicle operating system but at this stage, it’s not known which level of autonomous driving is supported. The Gyon EV has a range of up to 450 miles (700km) and accelerates to 62 mph (100km/h) in less than 4 seconds.
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