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:
- 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.