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The Bloodred Scorpio Supercar Concept is created by Chinese design firm CH Design, in Chinese their name is Changcheng Huaguan, which translates as 'Great Wall China Winner'.

That other Great Wall car company has nothing to do with this Great Wall design company, there are a zillion companies in China that have Great Wall in their name.

In the back of the boot CH Design showed a few engines from which they manufactured certain parts, I couldn't really figure out which parts but I didn't care at that moment since that Scorpio was standing there.

So it's problably more an engineering company than a design company which is great because that means they can build an engine in the Scorpio and start selling this beautifull machine.

http://www.thetycho.com/news_chdesign.htm




 

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CH Auto Lithia

Visitors to the 2012 Beijing International Auto Show will no doubt take notice of CH-Auto's Lithia sports car concept.

The sharply styled prototype that comes with a hint of Audi R8 on its profile makes use of an electric motor fed by a set of lithium-ion batteries, said to offer a maximum driving range of around 150 kilometers (93 miles).

Just in case you're wondering, CH-Auto is an automotive R&D service company that was founded in China in 2003. Since 2010, its design division is headed by former GM design manager Dan Darancou who had worked on several GM projects in the past including the Buick Invicta concept.

http://carscoop.blogspot.com/2012/04/ch-auto-lithia-electric-sports-car.html






 

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Re: Qiantu K50 Event! - CH Auto

So who is going to produce this and where?? Chauto always announces that their cars will be produced, but they never succeeded.
Yes Laofan, until now we have always looked upon CH Auto as a small design studio, but now it has gained Beijing's recognition with the Qiantu EV concept. Furthermore, in the midst of all the new EV and Connected Car start ups, it has just received a license as manufacturer, by the NDRC, according to Bloomberg news.

News reports indicate that the number of these start-ups receiving Beijing's approval may total only ten. So far BJEV and Hangzhou Changjiang, maker of the eCool EV (aka E60 or C5), have received the "coveted" permits.

Reports say that CH Auto has broken ground on a plant in Suzhou and will begin volume production some time in 2017. What I find puzzling is why the company would plan to begin sales in the U.S., shortly after the production start. That's a big undertaking and very risky, as others have learned the hard way.

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Re: Qiantu K50 Event! - CH Auto

No Dmitra, that appears to be an updated report from Bloomberg with additional info, especially the fact that the issuance is still pending. The report I read did not mention Aoxin, a maker of small EVs in Jiangsu Province.
Nor did it mention Wanxiang, which the China Automotive Review reported, has gotten the go ahead for a NEV bus project in Hangzhou, in late August of this year.
One thing that both CH Auto and Aoxin have in common is that they have both been around for a while. CH since 2003 and Aoxin since 2006. The latter apparently became a Dongfeng subsidiary before being purchased by Yancheng in 2009.

Here's the link:

bloom.bg/2cRK150
 

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According to the following excerpt from the Qiantu Motor website(shown above), in February 2015 Qiantu became a "wholly owned subsidiary, of design house CH Auto, and subsequently an official NEV project.

"【October 10, 2016, Beijing】CH-Auto Technology's (CH-Auto) new energy passenger vehicle project with the annual production capacity of 50,000 units was approved by the NDRC today. CH-Auto became the third automaker qualified to manufacture new energy passenger vehicles after BAIC BJEV in Beijing and Changjiang EV in Hangzhou.The project will be undertaken by Qiantu Motor (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. (Qiantu Motor), a wholly-funded subsidiary of CH-Auto that was founded in February 2015 and specialized in the R&D, manufacturing, sales and operation of Qiantu pure EV series...."

The website also states the following:
"The car Suzhou plant has begun trial production at the end of 2017, the first pure electric sports car future K50 is expected to be listed in 2018."

As Erik mentions above, it has taken this project a long time to enter production. Perhaps if the company were to collaborate with one internet-related company the much-needed capital investment would roll in and speed things up.
 
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