Nov 29, 2022 - 12:26 pm
Aiways to supply Phoenix with over 100,000 BEVs
Chinese electric car manufacturer Aiways has become a strategic partner with Thai eMobility service provider Phoenix EV. The deal includes an order for at least 100,000 Aiways vehicles over the next five years and the establishment of a joint venture.
Nov 23, 2022 - 06:09 pm
Mathew Qui becomes new Aiways CEO
The Chinese electric car manufacturer Aiways has made changes to key management positions. Matthew Qiu, the current Chief Production Officer, will become the new CEO of Aiways, replacing Charlie (Yang) Zhang in this role.
Oct 28, 2022 - 01:20 pm
Aiways to launch recycling programme for vehicles and batteries
The Chinese electric car manufacturer Aiways wants to work with partners in Europe to take back and recycle end-of-life vehicles and batteries, including accident vehicles. For the German market, Aiways has entered into a cooperation agreement with the vehicle recycler Priorec.
Oct 20, 2022 - 03:26 pm
Aiways U6 now available to register interest in Europe
Aiways has taken another step on the way to the market premiere of the U6 in Europe. As of now, interest in the Aiways U6 can be expressed in Europe on a newly established website. There are no prices yet, but it is clear that there will initially only be a battery version in Europe.
Sep 23, 2022 - 03:09 pm
Aiways launches final tests for the U6 in Europe
The Chinese manufacturer Aiways has started final testing of the SUV coupé U6 before its market launch in Europe. With only lightly camouflaged prototypes, the results of the development and testing programme are validated in China – for example with high-speed tests on the motorway.
Aug 8, 2022 - 11:40 am
Aiways is releasing the U6 in China with 3 battery options
Aiways is now accepting reservations in China for its second model, the U6, which is to be launched in Europe in the third quarter of 2022. However, it is still unclear whether the three battery versions offered in China will also all be available in Europe.
Jul 19, 2022 - 12:39 pm
Aiways U5 receives upgrade for ‘vanlife’
The Chinese electric car manufacturer Aiways introduces an unusual extra for its SUV model U5: In combination with a roof tent from Campwerk, the U5 is to become a sustainable micro-camper.
Apr 27, 2022 - 01:37 pm
Aiways to use CATL’s battery swapping system
The Chinese battery manufacturer CATL has won Aiways as the first automotive partner for its battery exchange business Evogo. The first suitably equipped Aiways is to be launched on the market this year.
Apr 13, 2022 - 03:21 pm
Aiways presents 2022 model year of the U5 electric SUV
The Chinese electric car manufacturer Aiways has announced some changes for the 2022 model year of the U5. There are technological improvements, new names for the equipment lines and an adjusted price structure: it will cost around 3,500 euros more. In addition, the U6 is completing its final tests.
Apr 8, 2022 - 02:39 pm
CAM report shows Tesla as top e-mobility innovator
Within the framework of the annually updated ‘Electromobility Report 2022’ of the Center of Automotive Management (CAM), Tesla scored best by a clear margin. Volkswagen and Hyundai follow in second and third place for BEV innovations.
Mar 16, 2022 - 02:14 pm
Aiways expands to further European markets
The Chinese electric car manufacturer Aiways has expanded the number of its European markets to 14 with Croatia, the Faroe Islands, Iceland and Slovenia. Currently, however, only one model, the U5, is available, with a second to follow this year.
Jan 18, 2022 - 11:50 am
Aiways considers production in Europe
The Chinese electric car manufacturer Aiways is “thinking about manufacturing cars in Europe”, as Aiways CEO Alexander Klose said in an interview. Germany is in the running as a factory location.
Jan 4, 2022 - 01:35 pm
Change in management strategy at Aiways
Chinese electric car manufacturer Aiways is reshaping its management team to gain more market share in its home market: Aiways has secured a new round of financing worth hundreds of millions of dollars, according to local media reports, involving a major restructuring of the management team – and arguably a change in strategy.
Nov 18, 2021 - 03:09 pm
Aiways teams up with Astara for Spain & Portugal
The Chinese manufacturer Aiways is joining forces with Astara to sell its electric SUVs in Spain and Portugal. Spanish and Portuguese buyers will be able to order the battery-electric Aiways U5 online or at the dealer from the first quarter of 2022.
Nov 4, 2021 - 01:12 pm
Aiways is coming to Switzerland in 2022
The Chinese manufacturer Aiways will also sell its battery-electric SUVs in Switzerland from next year in cooperation with Alcomotive as its exclusive distribution partner. The electric SUV Aiways U5 will be available in Switzerland from the beginning of 2022, the electric SUV coupé Aiways U6 will follow suit.
Aug 9, 2021 - 02:17 pm
Aiways to be offered by Finn.Auto in Germany
In Germany, Aiways has just sold around 500 units of the Aiways U5 electric SUV to the Munich-based car subscription provider Finn.Auto. Some 150 vehicles will be delivered to Finn.Auto over the next three months.
May 3, 2021 - 03:45 pm
CATL invests in Aiways as it reveals the production U6
The Chinese electric car maker Aiways has published the first pictures of the production version of its second electric model after the U5. The crossover coupé Aiways U6 is to be launched in China and Europe later this year. CATL has also just invested in the Chinese carmaking startup.
Mar 16, 2021 - 03:00 pm
Aiways has found a sales partner for Denmark
The Chinese electric car manufacturer Aiways has appointed a sales partner for Denmark. Andersen Motors will be responsible for service, advice and test drives at around ten locations in the country. It is the first such deal for Northern Europe.
Nov 22, 2020 - 02:24 pm
Aiways drives expansion with U5 electric SUV
China’s Aiways is driving its European expansion as the company’s first electric SUV reaches new customers. The EV maker has named the Netherlands as next destination this November, following an earlier market launch in Germany and parts of France.
May 20, 2020 - 03:38 pm
Aiways to send several hundred U5 to Corsica
Aiways is now supplying the car rental company Filippi Auto in Corsica with several hundred units of its battery-electric SUV U5 as part of the Electrify Corsica project. Filippi Auto is Aiways’ first major customer in Europe.
May 4, 2020 - 01:58 pm
Aiways announces improved safety for U5 battery
Before the market launch of the electric SUV U5, the Chinese manufacturer Aiways has published further details about the battery modules. These have a new sandwich structure, which according to the manufacturer should lead to greater stability and significantly reduce the risk of damage to the battery.
Apr 19, 2020 - 01:47 pm
Aiways patents autonomous charging robot
The Shanghai-based Aiways has registered seven patents in Europe and China for the development of its autonomous charging robot. The device, called CARL, is activated via an app, finds the electric car independently and docks automatically without the driver having to be on site.
Apr 1, 2020 - 01:53 pm
Aiways U5 available starting in April
The Chinese electric car start-up Aiways will be taking pre-orders from European customers for its fully-electric SUV U5 from the end of April. Aiways intends to announce the required down payment for the European advance sales markets later this month.
Mar 4, 2020 - 09:11 pm
Aiways shows the near-series U6ion
Chinese electric car startup Aiways has presented the U6ion – a near-series concept of what will be the company’s second model. The crossover coupé is based on the same platform as the U5 electric SUV but is distinctly different in appearance – with a few curious details.
Mar 4, 2020 - 02:26 pm
Gumpert Aiways starts Nathalie in small series
Gumpert Aiways has announced the start of production for the first series model with methanol fuel cell. The First Edition of the Roland Gumpert Nathalie is a special edition with lavish equipment and special paintwork offered at a price of 407,000 euros.