World first, JAC Delivers Sodium-ion Battery Version of Yiwei Flower Fairy


On January 5, 2024, the first sodium-ion battery electric vehicle in the world, the sodium-ion version of JAC‘s sub-brand Yiwei Flower Fairy (Chinese says “钇为花仙子” or “Huaxianzi”), was officially delivered to users in Anqing, Anhui Province. The vehicle is equipped with 32140 sodium-ion cylindrical cells from HiNA Battery, with a battery pack capacity of 23.2kWh and a CLTC cruising range of 230 kilometers. Its energy consumption per 100 kilometers is close to 10 kilowatt-hours.

JAC Yiwei is a new brand established by JAC Group after the “mixed reform” of its new energy passenger car business. It plays a core role in the group’s new energy strategic transformation. The sodium-ion version of Yiwei Flower Fairy delivered this time is equipped with 32140 sodium-ion cylindrical cells from HiNA Battery. Each cell has a capacity of 12Ah and an energy density of more than 140Wh/kg. It uses a copper-based layered oxide + hard carbon technology.

This sodium-ion battery-powered Flora also adopts a honeycomb battery safety structure. The entire battery pack has a capacity of 23.2kWh, with a CLTC cruising range of 230 kilometers and an energy consumption of close to 10 kilowatt-hours per 100 kilometers. The vehicle’s fast charging performance is as follows: 10%-80% SOC in 20 minutes, 30%-80% SOC in 15 minutes. It is revealed that JAC Yiwei will also launch a 300km-range sodium-ion version of the vehicle in the second half of the year, continuing to promote the industrialization of sodium-ion batteries and promoting the popularization of mass-market electric vehicles.

Yiwei Flower Fairy

Yiwei Flower Fairy is was based on Sehol E10X, it is a compact electric car made by Sehol, a sub-brand of JAC Motors in China. It was launched in 2021 and has become a popular choice for city drivers due to its affordability, practicality, and cute design.