Wuling’s Hong Guang MINI EV is the most selling electric car in the world

Wuling's Hong Guang Mini EV

China has been dominating in the world of EVs with the development of its electric vehicle infrastructure making it an easy option for people to make a switch to electric vehicles that made it the largest producer of the electric vehicles in the world.

Wuling’s Hong Guang Mini EV (SAIC-GM-Wuling joint venture) was launched in March 2020 as an affordable electric micro car available in China that starts at 28,800 yuan (~Rs. 3,26,000) and goes to 38,800 yuan (~Rs. 4,39,000) available in two 9.2 kWh and 13.8 kWh battery option that offers a range of up to 120 kilometers and 170 kilometers respectively.

Wuling’s Hong Guang Mini EV (source: Wuling)

Both variants of the four-seater car uses a 20 kW peak and 85 Nm electric motor that generates a maximum top speed of 100 km/h that seems enough for a city commuter as per the range of the vehicle, that just 2.9 meters (114.7 inches) long, rides on a 1.9-meter (75-inch) wheelbase and even offer some space for luggage.

It takes about 6.5 hours for full charge of the smaller 9.2 kWh battery option while the 13.8 kWh battery can be charged in about 9 hours.

The electric car is available in four blue, red, white and gold color options.

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