GAC Motor’s First All-electric SUV GE3 Now On Sale, Sets New Benchmark in New Energy Sector

GAC Motor’s First All-electric SUV GE3 Now On Sale, Sets New Benchmark in New Energy Sector

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SHANGHAI, July 22, 2017 /CNW/ — Chinese leading automaker GAC Motor has officially released its first self-developed smart all-electric SUV GE3 into the Chinese market.

Yu Jun, president of GAC Motor gave an introduction about GE3 to Klaus Schwab, executive chairman of World Economic Forum at 2017 Davos

Made its international debut at the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in January, GE3 is based on a new EV platform and positioned as a medium- to high-end electric SUV that symbolizes a green lifestyle and new possibilities in future mobility. It wowed the crowd when it was demonstrated at the 2017 Summer Davos, the 11th Annual Meeting of the New Champions, held in Dalian, China.

The smart all-electric GE3 is available within the price range of 150,200 to 173,200 yuan (US$ 22,200 to 25,600), of which highlighting features includes:

  • A range of 310km (192.62 miles) with electric power only;
  • Ternary lithium battery fast charges to 80 percent in 30 minutes;
  • Acceleration from 0-100 km (0-60 miles) within 9.3 seconds, braking distance 12.8 meters (42 feet);
  • Peak power: 120 KW (163.2 Horsepower), peak torque at 290 Nm (214 ft-lb) ;
  • A flat battery layout that sets benchmark in terms of space, comfort, safety and performance;
  • General power consumption 16.6 kwh/100km (16.6 kwh/60 miles);
  • Featuring smart car companion Little Trumpchi, T-BOX Internet of Vehicles 3.0 and INJOY smart entertainment system;
  • An avant-garde low-poly technology modeling design with low polygon front and rear LED lamp assemblies;
  • The SUV body meets North American roof compression standards.

“Since GAC Motor launched the first hybrid vehicle in 2012, our company has mastered the five core technologies in battery, motor, control unit, electro-mechanical coupling systems and system integration, developing new energy vehicles is a key strategy of GAC Motor. Launching GE3 is a start and we hope to bring products that meet the future trends while guaranteeing unique driving and riding experience,” said Yu Jun, president of GAC Motor.

While structuring a sustainable development strategy to engineer trustworthy, environmental-friendly vehicles that excel in design, performance and reliability, GAC Motor as a leader and benchmark setter in Chinese new energy vehicle industry has set the goal of achieving 1 million in sales volume by 2020, 20 percent of which will be new energy vehicles.

The company also applies sustainable and eco-friendly technologies in vehicle production, using only the best quality and eco-friendly materials. GAC Motor plans to open the smart new energy car industrial park in 2019 and establish a new energy subsidiary company to enter an extraordinary new stage of development.

“GAC Motor’s strategic emphasis in the next five years include launching new energy sedan and SUV models in all markets, achieving 400-500km mileage with electric power and fully charge the batteries in under 30 minutes to solve the consumers’ traveling concerns,” noted Yu.

GAC Motor
A subsidiary of GAC Group, GAC Motor develops and manufactures premium quality vehicles, engines, components and auto accessories, achieving a year-to-year growth rate of 96 percent in 2016, the highest among all Chinese brands in the corresponding period. GAC Motor now ranks the highest among all Chinese brands for four consecutive years and 5th among all global brands in J.D. Power Asia Pacific’s 2016 China Initial Quality Study.

For more information, please visit:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GACMotor 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gac_motor 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/gac_motor 

Media Contact:

Sukie Wong
+86-186-8058-2829
sukie_gacmotor@126.com 

Taki Jiang
+86-134-5028-4242
takijiang@126.com 

GAC Motor's all-electric GE3 was officially released in Shanghai

GAC Motor's GE3: a pioneer model of smart all-electric vehicles

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GAC Motor’s First All-electric SUV GE3 Now On Sale, Sets New Benchmark in New Energy Sector

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GAC Motor’s First All-electric SUV GE3 Now On Sale, Sets New Benchmark in New Energy Sector

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SHANGHAI, July 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Chinese leading automaker GAC Motor has officially released its first self-developed smart all-electric SUV GE3 into the Chinese market.

Yu Jun, president of GAC Motor gave an introduction about GE3 to Klaus Schwab, executive chairman of World Economic Forum at 2017 Davos

Made its international debut at the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in January, GE3 is based on a new EV platform and positioned as a medium- to high-end electric SUV that symbolizes a green lifestyle and new possibilities in future mobility. It wowed the crowd when it was demonstrated at the 2017 Summer Davos, the 11th Annual Meeting of the New Champions, held in Dalian, China.

The smart all-electric GE3 is available within the price range of 150,200 to 173,200 yuan (US$ 22,200 to 25,600), of which highlighting features includes:

  • A range of 310km (192.62 miles) with electric power only;
  • Ternary lithium battery fast charges to 80 percent in 30 minutes;
  • Acceleration from 0-100 km (0-60 miles) within 9.3 seconds, braking distance 12.8 meters (42 feet);
  • Peak power: 120 KW (163.2 Horsepower), peak torque at 290 Nm (214 ft-lb) ;
  • A flat battery layout that sets benchmark in terms of space, comfort, safety and performance;
  • General power consumption 16.6 kwh/100km (16.6 kwh/60 miles);
  • Featuring smart car companion Little Trumpchi, T-BOX Internet of Vehicles 3.0 and INJOY smart entertainment system;
  • An avant-garde low-poly technology modeling design with low polygon front and rear LED lamp assemblies;
  • The SUV body meets North American roof compression standards.

“Since GAC Motor launched the first hybrid vehicle in 2012, our company has mastered the five core technologies in battery, motor, control unit, electro-mechanical coupling systems and system integration, developing new energy vehicles is a key strategy of GAC Motor. Launching GE3 is a start and we hope to bring products that meet the future trends while guaranteeing unique driving and riding experience,” said Yu Jun, president of GAC Motor.

While structuring a sustainable development strategy to engineer trustworthy, environmental-friendly vehicles that excel in design, performance and reliability, GAC Motor as a leader and benchmark setter in Chinese new energy vehicle industry has set the goal of achieving 1 million in sales volume by 2020, 20 percent of which will be new energy vehicles.

The company also applies sustainable and eco-friendly technologies in vehicle production, using only the best quality and eco-friendly materials. GAC Motor plans to open the smart new energy car industrial park in 2019 and establish a new energy subsidiary company to enter an extraordinary new stage of development.

“GAC Motor’s strategic emphasis in the next five years include launching new energy sedan and SUV models in all markets, achieving 400-500km mileage with electric power and fully charge the batteries in under 30 minutes to solve the consumers’ traveling concerns,” noted Yu.

GAC Motor
A subsidiary of GAC Group, GAC Motor develops and manufactures premium quality vehicles, engines, components and auto accessories, achieving a year-to-year growth rate of 96 percent in 2016, the highest among all Chinese brands in the corresponding period. GAC Motor now ranks the highest among all Chinese brands for four consecutive years and 5th among all global brands in J.D. Power Asia Pacific’s 2016 China Initial Quality Study.

For more information, please visit:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GACMotor 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gac_motor 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/gac_motor 

Media Contact:

Sukie Wong
+86-186-8058-2829
sukie_gacmotor@126.com 

Taki Jiang
+86-134-5028-4242
takijiang@126.com 

GAC Motor's all-electric GE3 was officially released in Shanghai

GAC Motor's GE3: a pioneer model of smart all-electric vehicles

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Speedway Motorsports, Inc. Schedules 2017 Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call

CONCORD, N.C., July 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE:TRK), a leading marketer, promoter and sponsor of motorsports entertainment, will host its quarterly conference call on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. (ET).

Marcus G. Smith, Chief Executive Officer and President, and William R. Brooks, Vice Chairman, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, will discuss the company’s second quarter financial and operating results for the period ended June 30, 2017. A question and answer session will follow the formal remarks.

Interested participants should dial in five to ten minutes prior to the scheduled start time to (877) 201-0168 (Toll-Free) or (647) 788-4901 (International). To join the call, participants will be required to provide conference ID number 48391905. The live webcast can be accessed at www.speedwaymotorsports.com under “Investors”. 

Speedway Motorsports is a leading marketer, promoter and sponsor of motorsports entertainment in the United States. The Company, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates the following premier facilities: Atlanta Motor Speedway, Bristol Motor Speedway, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Kentucky Speedway, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Sonoma Raceway and Texas Motor Speedway. The Company provides souvenir merchandising services through its SMI Properties subsidiaries; manufactures and distributes smaller-scale, modified racing cars and parts through its U.S. Legend Cars International subsidiary; and produces and broadcasts syndicated motorsports programming to radio stations nationwide through its Performance Racing Network subsidiary. For more information about Speedway Motorsports, visit www.speedwaymotorsports.com.

CONTACT:
Janet Kirkley
(704) 532-3318

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