Valeo and BAIC Unveil EV Demo Car in Beijing

Valeo Systems Demonstrator
In brief: Valeo and the Beijing Automotive Industry Corporation (BAIC) presented an electric demonstration car to the Beijing Governor.

The word

Valeo Systems Demonstrator

The demonstrator has a complete Valeo electric power train system using a synchronous permanent magnet motor and long operating speed range. The vehicle is capable of both good acceleration and highway speeds with only one gear.

The car is the product of a collaboration between the two companies that began earlier this year and is intended to produce a production electric vehicle in 2011.

And so ...

It's questionable whether this is anything more than PR, since the companies have kept details of the car to themselves.

Photo credits: Valeo

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