The $96 million plant, located in central China, will be dedicated to producing commercial vehicles with battery-powered motivation. The lineup of vehicles is said to include buses and pickup trucks, but the company has yet to reveal any particular model information. Dongfeng's new EV-manufacturing site lacks the production capacity to meet the company's lofty goals of 100,000 hybrids and at least 50,000 battery-powered vehicles by 2015, but it's a step in the right direction.
[Source: Sinocast – sub. req. via Green Car Advisor]