Cenntro Automotive was pleased to showcase its class leading METRO™, the All Electric Compact Utility Vehicle, at the Global Clean Vehicle Summit (GCVS2015) held today in Changzhou, China. The Summit, China’s first high-level global summit on clean vehicles was created to promote the adoption of Electric Vehicles globally. Cenntro was among a few vehicle OEMs to be invited to display the vehicle before a global collection of where more than 300 distinguished delegates from across the globe – from clean vehicle research institutes to industry associations, governments and manufacturers came together to discuss technology advancements, market applications and strategies for market adoption.
“Cenntro is very honored to be recognized for our advancements in product development and Electric Vehicle technology, “said Peter Wang, Chairman and CEO, “It is an honor to be included among such established companies and to come together with them to discuss the growth and future of the electric vehicle industry.”
Cenntro Automotive, an emerging automotive company, was pleased to be recognized for its innovation and to have its vehicle and technology showcased in the company of OEMs like Toyota, Tesla and Nissan. Cenntro has set a new level of performance in the class of All-Electric compact utility vehicles. In 2015, Cenntro launched production of the METRO™, a purpose built All-Electric compact utility vehicle that is the most efficient in its class designed for various applications such as city service and delivery, campus maintenance, park services, and many other applications. Cenntro’s proprietary design achieves the highest efficiency, lower production costs, and production processes. In addition, a global supply chain is being established to enable a high margin business with competitive pricing advantage.
The METRO™ is the most efficient and competitively priced utility vehicle with advanced functionality including minimal maintenance, and long life. The METRO™ is the first using a modular concept that can be fitted with either a lithium or lead-acid battery. Cenntro has developed and integrated its powertrain, Cenntro Power™ for improved efficiency, weight balance and handling. The METRO™ can achieve an MPGe of 209 (a new benchmark for EV industry), a range up to 336 km, up to 10Km/Kwh and payload ratio at 75% (payload over curb weight). The vehicle’s efficiency, it also put less stress on the battery and extends the life of battery and travel distant range.
The METRO™ is a purpose built All Electric compact utility vehicle based on Cenntro proprietary IP. The Company has developed and integrated its powertrain, Cenntro Power™ for improved efficiency, weight balance and handling. The METRO™ is the most efficient All-Electric vehicle in its class designed for various applications such as city service and delivery, campus maintenance, park services, and many other applications. The proprietary design achieves the highest efficiency, lower production costs, and production processes.
Moreover, Cenntro has developed a new business model which unlike traditional automotive manufacturers requiring capital intensive complex assembly facilities and complicated dealer-based distribution networks, leverages advanced technologies and business models to provide a differentiated approach to engineer, design, manufacture, distribute and service a vehicle.
About Cenntro Automotive
Cenntro Automotive Corporation designs and manufactures electric, commercial and passenger vehicles. Based in the United States with operations in France, Cenntro Automotive aims to become the global industry leader in production of highly efficient vehicles that reach 200+ MPGe. Cenntro Automotive’s product line-up includes the versatile METRO™, both zero emission lightweight electric commercial vehicles that offer smart choices for maintenance, delivery and light cargo transport, and can be used in a variety of environments including parks, warehouses, farms, resorts, campuses, industrial facilities, and airports. Cenntro Automotive uniquely dedicates to developing vehicles that are characterized by ground-breaking design, maximum efficiency and performance. The combination of Cenntro’s expertise and its ability to work with strategic partners allows it to develop vehicles that bring forward new standards for functionality, size, and safety and affordability.
The mission of Cenntro Automotive is to ensure that the product, the customer and the environment are at the center of its vision. From the most advanced electric drivetrain to this new level of design, style, and efficiency, Cenntro Automotive is positioned to be in the forefront of the lightweight commercial vehicle market providing affordable, alternative fuel solutions to fleets for multiple applications.