Shanghai (Gasgoo)- On August 31, BAIC BJEV, the electric vehicle unit of BAIC Group, officially launched the EC 3, an economic battery electric vehicle at the Chengdu Motor Show 2018. With a range of 261 kilometers, the EC3 offers two variants, priced from RMB 65,800 after subsidies.
As the most popular electric vehicle model in 2017, the upgraded EC 3 will be sold at a unified price across the country. The model boasts a unique and fashionable appearance with four color options, namely blue, white, orange and red. Its M-shaped front end is equipped with five LED lights on each side, which can help the model recognized easily by other vehicles under severe weather conditions or at a long distance.
With two LCD screens, the interior has also been refreshed, blending advanced technologies together in simple style. The model creates a scientific atmosphere with voice interaction, instrument panel, control screen, navigation and mobile phone remote control.
There are also upgrading in the new model’s braking system, electric motor, power battery and chassis with an aim to improve overall performance. The EC 3 is the first mass-produced model with N-booster intelligent electric braking system, which can recycle 99.99% braking energy and improve the mileage range significantly.
CATL supplies power battery for the model, paired with the battery management system and charging technologies developed by BAIC BJEV itself. The model can be started and charged normally at minus 30 degrees Celsius.