JAC Volkswagen based in East China’s Anhui province announced its new brand SOL on Wednesday, saying its first product SOL E20X is scheduled to hit the market in the third quarter of 2018.
The joint venture's new SOL brand will promote the development of China's new energy vehicle sector, China Daily said.
SOL E20X, is a pure electric SUV aimed at the volume market in China and has a range of more than 300 kilometers. The car will provide features such as artificial intelligence and connectivity.
The joint venture has a clear roadmap that covers components, connectivity and big data services, electronic payment, and research and development.
Dubbed “NO.1 Project” of the province’s advanced manufacturing, the joint venture will help Anhui lead the industry of new energy vehicles, local media said.