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Buick introduced Velite 6 today:
https://www.autohome.com.cn/advice/201804/915863.html#pvareaid=3311483





Buick will add two new models to its China portfolio – the VELITE 6 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle and VELITE 6 electric vehicle – to tap into the fast-growing domestic demand for new energy vehicles.

The new models will leverage electrification and connectivity technology from GM and its partners, including Buick’s newest eMotion electric propulsion technology. They are based on the VELITE Concept new energy vehicle that was unveiled in November 2016.

The VELITE 6 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle will feature a high-performance hybrid electric vehicle propulsion system, which will maximize performance, fuel savings and range. The VELITE 6 electric vehicle will adopt an all-new battery electric vehicle propulsion system, which will ensure a comfortable electric driving experience.

As part of the Buick Blue new energy vehicle strategy, the two models will play a vital role in addressing GM’s vision of zero emissions and providing more intelligent options in its largest market.

Buick is focused on offering its customers worldwide a range of electrified options – from mild hybrids to all-electric vehicles. The new models will join the Regal Hybrid, VELITE 5 extended-range electric vehicle and LaCrosse Hybrid in Buick’s electrified lineup in China.

http://www.gmchina.com/company/cn/e...ews/cn/en/2018/April/0402_Buick-Velite61.html
 

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Buick Velite 6

In December, Buick reportedly delivered 5,000 Velite 6 vehicles, as seen in these sales reports (and these are not cases of mistyping Velite 5, whose sales figures are far lower):

https://hj.pcauto.com.cn/article/186960.html
http://www.diandong.com/news/102186.html
http://auto.gasgoo.com/qcxl/article/35226.html

We have heard no reports on start of production earlier from the media, nor any announcements from SAIC-GM even. It is speculated that these (all 5000?) might have been delivered to EVCARD, the electric car sharing/rental company operated by SAIC. Even if that were so, we have seen no photographs or reports of such (a delivery of such great no. of cars at one or more locations should have been accompanied by a ceremony or ceremonies, some of which ought to have received press coverage). It is not easy to hide 5000 units of a brand-new car after all.
 

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Re: Buick Velite 6

In December, Buick reportedly delivered 5,000 Velite 6 vehicles, as seen in these sales reports (and these are not cases of mistyping Velite 5, whose sales figures are far lower):

https://hj.pcauto.com.cn/article/186960.html
http://www.diandong.com/news/102186.html
http://auto.gasgoo.com/qcxl/article/35226.html

We have heard no reports on start of production earlier from the media, nor any announcements from SAIC-GM even. It is speculated that these (all 5000?) might have been delivered to EVCARD, the electric car sharing/rental company operated by SAIC. Even if that were so, we have seen no photographs or reports of such (a delivery of such great no. of cars at one or more locations should have been accompanied by a ceremony or ceremonies, some of which ought to have received press coverage). It is not easy to hide 5000 units of a brand-new car after all.
EVCARD officially announced induction of 5,000 Velite 6 cars into their fleets in multiple cities. The previous speculation seems to have been on target after all.


https://www.sohu.com/a/313825916_100137374
 
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