Chinese Guangzhou Auto Hybrid No Gag
Chinese GuangzhouAuto Hybrid No Gag
Posted on November 21st, 2007 by admin
The Guangzhou Auto Group (GAG) in China has developed a new hybrid crossover concept vehicle they arecalling the A-HEV. The A-HEV was recently displayed at theGuangzhou International Auto Show and shows promise that theChinese are committed to cleaner burning vehicles.
The Guangzhou Auto A-HEV was developed as a joint venturewith Toyota and Honda along with Torino Design from Italy who developed the body styling using polycarbonate panels. TheA-HEV uses drive-by-wire technology and Guangzhou Auto anticipatesbeing able to manufacture the vehicle affordably and sell it on theworld market in cooperation with their better-brandedpartners.
Guangzhou Auto is China’s fifth largest automaker and is investing over $900 million indeveloping its own brand of fuel-efficient, eco-friendlyvehicles. The state-ownedautomaker is expecting to be able to turn out up to 200,000automobiles annually by 2010.