Chery Automobile of China introduced a new electric car today called the S18 EV, making the company the second one in China to produce an electric car after BYD which has already unveiled three electric models.

The S18 EV has an electric range of 150 km (93 miles) and a top speed of 120 km/hr (74 mph).  It has 336V 40 kW electric drive system and a 40 amp-hour  lithium-ion phosphate battery pack.

At 220 V it can be fully charged in 4 to 6 hours , and can be 80% charged in half an hour.

The company has not indicated when mass production would begin or whether it has intentions to sell the car in North America and Europe.

Source (Reuters)