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Dongfeng and Renault agree to produce EV based on Fluence Z.E. for China

As part of the Joint Venture between Dongfeng and Renault—Dongfeng Renault Automotive Company (DRAC)—DRAC will produce an electric vehicle that is based on the Fluence Z.E. The electric car will be produced at the Wuhan plant in 2017 and will be commercialized under a local Dongfeng brand for the Chinese market only.

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Fluence Z.E. Click to enlarge.

The partners said that the agreement shows the intention of both to propose mobility solutions for sustainable development.

The electric version of the Fluence sedan is powered by a 22 kWh Li-ion battery pack, with a synchronous 70 kW motor producing 226 N·m of torque.

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