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[YesAuto News] Recently, we learned from official channels that Zhejiang Dianka Automobile Technology Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “Dianka Automobile”) has cooperated with the Quanzhou Development Zone Management Committee and Xihu Automobile Industry Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “Xihu Automobile”). “) A signing ceremony will be held to settle an SUV production project with an annual output of 60,000 vehicles in Quanzhou. The project will have a total investment of nearly 3.3 billion and will be constructed in two phases. Once completed, it will be able to produce 60,000 vehicles per year. Production will start at the end of 2019.

According to public information, Xihu Automobile is a large-scale new energy vehicle manufacturer in Quanzhou, covering the third phase of the project, the first phase is buses over 6 meters, intercity buses, tourist buses, and new energy buses (electric buses, clean energy buses). Now put into production; the second phase of the project is airport shuttles, light buses, special vehicles and auto parts; the third phase of the project is mainly to produce SUV cars, with an annual production capacity of 15,000.

It is reported that Dianka Automobile has reorganized and controlled Xihu Company and kept the name of Xihu Automobile Industry Co., Ltd. unchanged. The SUV project settled in Quanzhou will also be put into production under the name of Xihu Automobile, using the original plant to build a new production base. Since Dianka Motors has not yet obtained the production qualification, Dianka's acquisition and reorganization of Xihoo is largely based on West Tiger’s SUV production qualifications.

Liu Yan, the chief manufacturing officer in charge of the manufacturing, quality, and logistics of electric coffee cars, said that the planned pure electric SUV product has a comprehensive operating range of 500 kilometers. At present, there is no large-scale passenger car manufacturer in Quanzhou. In the future, it will be sold to the whole country with Fujian as the center.

Dianjia Automobile was established in 2015, but it did not attract much attention in the industry in the early stage. On October 16, 2017, Zhang Hailiang, the former global CEO of LeTV Automobile, was revealed to have officially resigned from LeTV Automobile and became chairman and CEO of Beijing Dianka Automobile Technology Co., Ltd., and Dianka Automobile has gradually accelerated its pace of development.

On November 16, 2017, Dianka Automobile released its first miniature pure electric smart connected car, the electric coffee EV10. This pure electric minicar has a range of 155 kilometers and is contracted by Southeast Motor. The first phase of the cooperation between the two parties is 4 Million vehicles. On November 29, the cooperation agreement for the Shaoxing base project of Dianka Automobile was successfully signed in Shaoxing, Zhejiang. Zhang Hailiang said that the planned land area for the first phase of the project is about 500 acres, with an investment of 3.5 billion yuan, and strives to be officially completed in 2019, and mass production will be realized in the middle of the year. Mainly used in the production of new energy vehicles. In terms of product planning, Dianjia Automobile plans to launch at least one brand new product every year.