The Converse Ei5 taxis have a range of about 260 – 270 kilometers which corresponds to the daily mileage. Slow 100 % charging takes 5,5 hours, and quick charging up to 80% about 40 minutes. The energy consumption efficiency is about two times better compared to gasoline vehicles, and there are high energy saving and emission effects. The taxis are gradually introduced from mid September and will provide fixed point support to the 1st China International Import Exposition. They have larger capacity of boarding space and an expanded rear trunk. Converse Ei 5 is equipped with a smart sound alarm, bluetooth communication, QR code-based settlement of bills, driver face authentication, and safe active observation and control.
Japan JST China news, September 5, 2018