Ciwei (Chinese: 刺猬) is a Chinese automobile manufacturer that specializes in developing electric vehicles. The name translates to "Hedgehog".

Ciwei
TypePrivate
Ciwei Auto
IndustryAutomotive
Founded2018; 4 years ago (2018)
FounderGong Shaohui[1]
HeadquartersFujian
Websitewww.ciweiauto.com

HistoryEdit

Ciwei was founded in 2018, and is located in Fujian, China. It is a division of Xiamen Sanwu Internet Technology.[2][3] Ciwei was founded with the help of Chery,[4] and they produce vehicles with the help of Karry.[5] Their slogan is "Make every drive a good memory".[6]

The Ciwei Smile was their first vehicle, coming out in 2018. It is based on the Yudo π3,[7][8] and was originally called and shown as the Simai’er. It has 122 horsepower, a range of 360 kilometers, and a top speed of 144 km/h.[9] The Smile has dimensions of 4350 mm/1766 mm/1590 mm, and a wheelbase of 2600 mm.[10]

The Ciwei EV400 is an electric compact crossover MPV based on the Karry K60 EV.[11] It is powered by a 51 kWh battery that weighs 350 kg, and has dimensions of 4618 mm by 1790 mm by 1780 mm, a wheelbase of 2765 mm, and a kerb weight of 1611 kg. It has a charging time of 10 minutes. The EV400 also comes with an AI agent "Little Hedgehog".[12][13][14]

VehiclesEdit

Current ModelsEdit

Bordrin has 2 production vehicles.

Model Photo Specifications
Ciwei EV400  

Body style: 5-door station wagon

Class: MPV (M)

Doors: 5

Seats: 7

Battery: 51 kWh

Production: 2020

Revealed: 2020

Ciwei Smile/Simai’er  

Body style: 5-door hatchback

Class: B-segment Crossover

Doors: 5

Seats: 5

Battery: 80kW

Production: 2018

Revealed: 2018 Beijing Auto Show

SalesEdit

In 2020, Ciwei sold 20,000 units and made 3 billion yuan.[citation needed]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "关于_小猬新能源". www.ciweiauto.com.
  2. ^ "Sanwu Ciewei Auto EV Models | Ciwei Auto electric car strategy | WattEV2Buy". wattev2buy.com.
  3. ^ "Ciwei EV". ElectricBee. September 20, 2018.
  4. ^ "小猬汽车:有别于传统行业,打造完整供应链体系,以服务致胜_小猬新能源". www.ciweiauto.com.
  5. ^ "刺猬汽车将与开瑞新能源合作造车_资讯频道_中国电动汽车网". news.cnev.cn.
  6. ^ "CIWEI刺猬汽车品牌宣布 首款续航360公里小型SUV车型思迈尔亮相". www.diandong.com.
  7. ^ "Ciwei Smile EV | Specs | Range | Review | Price | Launch | WattEV2Buy". wattev2buy.com.
  8. ^ "卧槽!刺猬汽车你到底与云度π3是什么关系?". www.diandong.com.
  9. ^ Wang, Author Joey (April 20, 2018). "Ciwei Is A New EV Brand From China And This Is Their First Car". CarNewsChina.com. {{cite web}}: |first= has generic name (help)
  10. ^ "Ciwei Auto (Xiamen Sanwu New Energy Auto)". China Car Forums.
  11. ^ "Ciwei Hedgehog EV400 | Specs | Range | Review | Price | Launch | WattEV2Buy". wattev2buy.com.
  12. ^ "车型_小猬新能源". www.ciweiauto.com.
  13. ^ "小猬EV400:新能源国民MPV首选,扒一扒"神车"诞生内幕_小猬新能源". www.ciweiauto.com.
  14. ^ "开瑞代工 刺猬汽车小猬EV400申报图曝光".