• World premiere for the European version of the zero-emission U5
  • All-new AIWAYS concept EV U6ion to be given global debut
  • U5 can be driven by visitors, as part of ‘GIMS Discovery’ experience
  • AIWAYS Geneva press conference at 13:15 on 3 March (Hall 2, Stand No. 2121)

Shanghai, 23 January – AIWAYS, the Shanghai-based personal mobility provider, will reveal the European version of its all-electric U5 SUV and new business model at the 2020 Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS) in March. In addition to the U5, AIWAYS will showcase its all-new electric concept car U6ion for the first time – further details of this global premiere will be released ahead of the Show.

AIWAYS will become the first Chinese startup to bring an electric vehicle to Europe when sales of the U5 commence in April 2020. Visitors to GIMS will be able to see and explore the production-ready, European version of the U5 for the first time.

AIWAYS will also reveal more details of its innovative European business model during its press conference at the Show. Together, AIWAYS and its partners will offer a unique means of owning a new electric vehicle that will provide users with an original customer experience.

Alexander Klose, Executive VP Overseas Operation at AIWAYS, commented: “Geneva Motor Show is an important milestone for AIWAYS as we will announce some very exciting news about our plans for Europe. We are set to compete with the best, by creating a revolutionary new user experience thanks to unprecedented collaboration with partners.”

Visitors to the show can also drive the U5 for the first time, as part of the ‘GIMS Discovery’ experience. Participants will be given the opportunity to enjoy a 10-minute test drive of the U5 on an indoor circuit after they have visited the AIWAYS stand to register their interest.