It will be used for sale budget electric cars. The first candidate is already there.
The company Geely is going to revive its brand Maple. The carmaker acquired it in 2002 and used until 2010. Then the vehicles under this brand is gone. The revived brand will be used for budget electric cars. According to the newspaper Autonews.com first in the lineup of the brand will be a compact crossover 30X. The first cars were already assembled at the factory in Nantong in China.
The length of the crossover is 4 405 mm with a wheelbase of 2 480 mm. Width of car – 1 760 mm, height – 575 mm. 1 Already known, the power reserve of the electric vehicle without recharging it will be able to overcome 306 kilometers. Prices will be announced closer to start of sales. Automobiles Maple is sold on the domestic market.
Notable milestones in the history of the brand can be note the presence at the Frankfurt motor show in 2005 – then the Chinese company presented the Marindo sedan.
However, to develop a good start, the company failed, and after 2010 many forgot about it. It is not known on the markets of which countries will be sold cars Maple. Initially there were assumptions that the machines are planned to be sold in Europe, but for these purposes is likely to be involved in a more representative brand of Geometry.