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May 14, 2024

New Chinese EV a big threat to the US auto industry

By TOM KRISHER and KEN MORITSUGU
Associated Press

LIVONIA, Mich. — A tiny, low-priced electric car called the Seagull has American automakers and politicians trembling.

The car, launched last year by Chinese automaker BYD, sells for around $12,000 in China, but drives well and is put together with craftsmanship that rivals U.S.-made electric vehicles that cost three times as much. A shorter-range version costs under $10,000.


 
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