(2 October 2021, UAE) Today, SAIC Motor is representing China’s automobile industry at Expo 2020 Dubai, where it unveils its autonomous new-energy “KUN” concept car at the China Pavilion.

Expo 2020 Dubai has officially opened on October 1st and SAIC Motor’s latest concept car, "KUN", will be one of the stars of the China Pavilion, demonstrating the powerful, innovative and state-of-the-art technology that is currently being developed and manufactured in China.

SAIC Motor’s "KUN" concept is jointly created by design teams in both Shanghai and London and will provide a unique experience for visitors to the China Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. It integrates bio-intelligent interaction, photosynthetic energy, zero-gravity seats, holographic image interaction and advanced autonomous driving technologies to reflect the future of smart mobility.

Tom Lee, Managing Director of SAIC Motor Middle East, commented: “The “KUN” concept car reflects SAIC Motor’s history, ambitions and path as it pursues its goals for green mobility and future technology. The car not only spearheads SAIC’s vision of smart mobility, but it also emphasises our objective to establish a shared future centred around green mobility, smart life and premium technology. We in the Middle East are extremely proud of SAIC’s strategic presence at the China Pavilion during Expo 2020 Dubai, and we are looking forward to sharing our concept car “KUN” with all our visitors.”

 

SAIC Motor is strategically representing China's automotive industry. Its products and services are available in more than 70 countries around the world. SAIC Motor is soaring in its international markets, with sales overseas exceeding 370,000 units, with a year-on-year increase of 106.4 per cent.

The MG brand has reached 182,000 units with an increase of 83.9 per cent year-on-year. MG sales in developed countries accounted for nearly 40 per cent, and New Energy Vehicle (NEV) sales of self-owned brands in European countries such as the United Kingdom, Norway, Denmark, and Iceland hit nearly 19,000 in one year.

 

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Image 1: SAIC KUN concept car

Image 2: SAIC KUN concept car

Image 3: SAIC KUN concept car’s interior

 

About SAIC MOTOR Corporation Limited (SAIC MOTOR):

SAIC MOTOR Corporation Limited (SAIC MOTOR) is the listed automotive company on China's A-share market with the largest market value. SAIC MOTOR's business covers research, production and sales of vehicles and accessories. It also covers the automobile service and trade businesses including logistics, vehicle telematics and second-hand vehicle transactions, as well as auto finance services.

SAIC's affiliated vehicle companies include SAIC MOTOR Passenger Vehicle Branch, SAIC MOTOR Commercial Vehicle Co, Shanghai Volkswagen, SAIC-GM, Shanghai General Motors Wuling (SGMW), NAVECO, SAIC-IVECO Hongyan and Shanghai Sunwin Bus Corp (SUNWIN).

About MG:

MG is a British-born automotive brand established in 1924, known for its historic models, awards and achievements throughout the past 96 years. MG was founded by William Morris and Cecil Kimbers and has the oldest car club in the automotive industry. Best known for its two-seat open sports cars, MG also produced saloons and coupes. Since its acquisition of MG, SAIC MOTOR, as a Global Top 500 company, has opened a new chapter for this British icon. MG is at the forefront of the introduction of innovative technologies and new energy vehicles for car buyers.