Angkor EV From Wikipedia

Angkor EV

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Angkor EV (mentioned in sources with various names including Angkor 333-1000AngkorAngkor EV 2011Angkor EV 2013 and Angkor EV 2014) is a proposed Cambodian electric car developed by the company Heng Development.

History[edit]

Various vehicles were developed under the name Angkor or Angkor 333-1000 as a private initiative of Nhean Phaloek. They were open-roof, two-seater microcars. Reliable technical specifications of these vehicles, of which the alleged third version caused an increased media interest, are not available.[1][2]

As early as 2011, a mass-production version was announced.[3] In early 2013, Heng Development presented a revised version of the closed-body model. At the same time, technical problems had allegedly been resolved.[4]

By mid-2013, production had not started yet.[5] In 2014, after investors withdrew from the project, Heng Development was looking for new ones.[6]

For the production going ahead, an investment of US$100 million for a plant with about 300 employees was needed.[7] However, mass-production can not be verified as of January 2019.

Technical specifications[edit]

According to data given in 2014 by the car developer Phalleok, the vehicle would reach a speed of 60 km/h and have a range of up to 300 kilometres. The equipment would include GPS and keyless ignition system.[8][6][9]

A possible price tag of US$10,000 was announced.[8][6]

References and sources[edit]

  1. ^ “Telepathic car symbolises Cambodian car industry hopes”Independent. 2009-11-29. Retrieved 2018-03-07.
  2. ^ “Billiges Hybrid-Auto Angkor aus Asien – günstiger als ein Roller!”Bild (in German). 2010-03-07. Retrieved 2018-03-07.
  3. ^ Angkor’ electric vehicle to hit road”Eco Business. 2011-03-22. Retrieved 2018-03-07.
  4. ^ Phok Dorn (2013-01-09). “Angkor Car Reintroduced Without Defects”Cambodia Daily. Retrieved 2018-03-07.
  5. ^ Hor Kimsay (2013-08-14). “Electric car is still on the charger”phnompenhpost.com. Retrieved 2018-03-07.
  6. Jump up to:a b c James Oaten (2014-07-10). “South East Asia pinning hopes on electric cars”abc.net.au. Retrieved 2018-03-07.
  7. ^ “Heng Development Co., Ltd. Plans US$100 Million for Car Factory Construction in Cambodia”akp.gov.kh. 2013-08-15. Retrieved 2018-04-03.
  8. Jump up to:a b Le Thanh Phong (2014-03-08). “Cambodia makes indigenous car, Vietnam falling behind neighbors”thanhniennews.com. Retrieved 2018-03-07.
  9. ^ “Handysteuerung und 280 Kilometer Reichweite: So stellt sich Kambodscha den Elektro-Smart vor”Focus Online (in German). 2014-02-18. Retrieved 2018-03-08.

Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angkor_EV

 

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