GAC NE’s 1st EV, the Aion S, range up to 392miles


GAC NE(New Energy Automobile) released its first pure electric car model, Aion S. Its primary feature is its long cruising range. As everybody know, battery life has always been a weakness of pure electric vehicles. The Aion S announced its range reaching up to 392miles (600km), if it is true, this will be a perfect feature to beat up a traditional petrol car, and the Aion S has many new features that is much differ from other traditional cars:
Such as:

  • Carry the latest-generation CATL’ NCM 811 battery cells;
  • Level 2 autonomous driving assistance, including adaptive cruise control (ICA), traffic jam assistance (TJA), and smart parking assistance (APA)  – the official says it is a AI vehicle;
  • Mobile intelligence is supported through smart voice commands via Tencent, and a keyless smartphone unlocking system, which Increase safety and efficiency;
  • It’s also China’s first vehicle to use solar power, Solar panels on the sunroof reduce power required for charging and provide an energy-efficient internal ventilation and circulation system.

Aion S size and main specs:

Exterior measuring 4,768 mm in length
 2,750 mm wheelbase
Maximum power of 150kW
Maximum torque of 350n.m
Travelling range reaches 317 miles (510km) – 392miles (630km) in 60km.h even speed
Price range at USD 20080-USD 24000 (140000RMB-160000RMB)

About GAC NE

Founded in 2017, GAC New Energy Automobile Co., Ltd. (GAC NE), the newest arm of GAC Group, is dedicated to the innovation and development of EVs. With a mission to become a world class electric carmaker in the next three to Five years, GAC NE is targeting an annual production capacity of 200,000 EVs, and invested RMB 2.13 billion (US$ 310 million) in a state-of-the-art Smart Eco-Plant, completed in December 2018.