This GM EV sells better than Tesla Model 3

Wuling Hong Guang Mini

Who would have thought that? An EV from GM showing the Tesla Model 3 all over the sales stats.

It is very easy to lose weight to General Motors when it comes to sustainable mobility. For years they have sold automotive antiques like new cars. Every year they patched up a few old models with helbak technology. Get a new pick and go with the banana. Except for a few great cars, things were really sad.

General Motors

Despite hardly any dollars being invested in car development, General Motors had to hold out their hand with the US government because they couldn’t overcome the credit crunch without state aid. They got the support, but then GM had to focus (much) more on innovation instead of just spooning ancient V8s into pickups.

Wuling Hong Guang Mini

Wuling Hong Guang Mini EV

And so it was, the Chevrolet Volt and Opel Ampera were born. But it didn’t stop there. Slowly but surely, GM is making progress. After all, they will have to. But in some markets GM has already gone a lot further than we can imagine here. What about the Wuling Hong Guang Mini EV. Ever heard of it? We also had to dig very deep for a moment.

Wuling Hong Guang Mini

GM’s EV

However, the Wuling Hong Guang Mini EV is more important than you might think as it is an absolute sales stunner! Yes, in China, these devices do not get in, reports GM Insider. Electric cars are also becoming increasingly popular in China. Of course we regularly see the most beautiful crossovers, SUVs and sporty sedans pass by. from China.

What a picture!

More popular than Tesla Model 3

But they are cars like the Wuling Hong Guang Mini EV with which you can score a nice number and that is what General Motors does. In fact, as the evocative title and equally evocative tagline suggest, this little electric car is sweeping the floor with the Tesla Model 3 when it comes to numbers. Exactly 35,283 units of the Tesla Model 3 were sold in China last quarter. Not wrong.

This is a Tesla

55,871 Wuling Hong Guang Mini EVs!

The city squatter was considerably more popular with 55,781 sales in the past quarter. Of course, the two electric cars are no competitors at all. The Tesla Model 3 is being marketed as a premium sedan in the D segment and the Wuling Hong Guang Mini EV is a city break. You can travel about 160 km on a full battery, according to the NEDC.

Wuling Hong Guang Mini

‘performance’ Wuling Hong Guang Mini EV

In terms of performance, the Tesla is slightly better. The 0-100 sprint time of the Wuling Hong Guang Mini EV is not even mentioned. Instead, only the topsnlheid, which do not ontoevallig exactly 100 km / h is. The 3-meter-long trolley has to live up to its price, which is around 3,700 euros. Tesla therefore earns considerably better per produced car.

Comments


  1. yayeroenja says

    Just put it on the market for that price here.
    Great for commuting, and it fits right in your garden shed.


  2. tjorque says

    3.7k ???
    For that money you agree here not even a battery package in capacity comes with the package is in that car …


  3. mashell says

    Funky! A real shopping cart, with the same wheels as a shopping cart.

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