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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Feb 28, 2020 - 12:56 pm
Aiways will skip dealerships in Europe
Aiways will offer its new battery electric SUV U5 in Europe exclusively through direct sales and not through traditional dealer networks. After sales and service will be handled by partners – the first ones for Europe have now been named.
Dec 4, 2019 - 04:26 pm
Aiways starts electric car production for Europe
The Chinese electric car startup Aiways has produced the first examples of its U5 model for the European market at its Shangrao plant. The official market launch of the Aiways U5 in Europe is scheduled for April 2020.
Nov 8, 2019 - 02:22 pm
Gumpert presents serial-ready methanol fuel cell
Gumpert Aiways Automobile presented the series version of their methanol fuel cell, which works without liquid hydrogen, at the central Chinese importer fair in Shanghai. The first cars are to be delivered in 2020.
Aug 5, 2019 - 01:14 pm
Aiways receives production license in China
The Chinese electric car startup Aiways has secured a production license in China: Aiways acquires a billion yuan stake in Jiangling Motors Holding, the joint venture previously held 50 per cent each by the Chinese vehicle manufacturers Jiangling Motors and Changan.
Jul 12, 2019 - 12:18 pm
Aiways is planning to launch in Europe in 2020
The Chinese start-up Aiways is preparing its European market launch. Starting in April 2020, the all-electric SUV U5 will also be available in Europe. Before sales, the company is planning a 14,000 km drive to Europe to show off the U5.