Again, Javed Afridi has grabbed the attention of Pakistani car enthusiasts with a post about the cheapest and smart little electric vehicle (EV) that would be best for Pakistan for multiple reasons. This car is very popular in China.
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In January, we shared the news related to SAIC Motors. In that news, we told you that Javed Afridi’s company signed an MoU with SAIC Motors. So, there are various brands owned by SAIC Motors. SAIC Motors also did a partnership with general motos and made the Wuling Hongguang Mini EV car. Below you guys can see a tweet of Javed Afridi about this EV car.
WULING MINI EV FOR PAKISTAN MARKET BELOW 1 MILLION PKR 🔜. pic.twitter.com/nrPC8xnZVs— Javed Afridi (@JAfridi10) March 31, 2021
In the above tweet, you guys can see, Javed Afridi said that “This car soon come to Pakistan under 10 lacs”. So let’s talk about this car.
So, the Wuling Hongguang Mini EV is the result of a joint venture between General Motors and SAIC Motors that was originally introduced in the Chinese market in early 2020. It went on sale in July 2020, after which 160,000 of its units were sold by January 2021.
This EV is a small, lightweight one that is offered with two variants — the base variant with a 9.2 kWh battery pack that allows for a range of 120 km, and a better variant with a 13.8 kWh battery that offers a range of 170 km. Its makers insist that it is the first EV that was intended for the use of the masses. In China, its price range starts from $4,162 (PKR 6.3 lac) and tops out at $5,607 (PKR 8.56 lac). If you want to know more about this car, please stay tuned to our website.