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Brilliance Auto

Zhonghua H230 EV

2016 A compact electric sedan
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Oct 22, 2021

On October 20, The Anti-Monopoly Bureau of the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) of China made a simple public announcement on the acquisition of shares of Brilliance Motor Co., Ltd. (Brilliance Motor) by BMW China Investment Ltd. (BMW China). The publicity period is from October 20 to October 29.
Currently, Brilliance Auto Group Holdings Co., Ltd. (Brilliance Auto Group) holds 100% of Brilliance Motor equity, thereby solely controlling Brilliance Motor. BMW China has signed an agreement with Brilliance Auto Group to acquire all shares of Brilliance Motor. Upon completion of the transaction, Brilliance Motor will be wholly owned by BMW China.
Founded in December 2019 in Shenyang, Liaoning Province, Brilliance Motor is a business that covers the development, design and sales of a variety of vehicles.
Established in 2019, BMW China mainly engages in holding and managing BMW Group's investment projects in China. The affiliated companies of BMW Group in China are mainly engaged in businesses related to automobile manufacturing.
From a press release issued by Anti-Monopoly Bureau of SAMR

Jan 19, 2021

On January 18, 2021, Farasis Energy (Ganzhou) Co., Ltd. (Farasis Energy) announced on its WeChat platform that it signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Brilliance SUNRA New Energy Vehicle Co., Ltd. (Brilliance SUNRA).
According to the agreement, the companies aim to achieve the target of purchasing more than 5GWh of power batteries during the period from 2021 to 2023. They will also form a joint R&D team to develop new energy vehicle (NEV) power batteries and electric two-wheeler batteries.
Farasis Energy will utilize its experience in supplying batteries for NEVs and electric two-wheelers to support Brilliance SUNRA in its research projects. These projects will involve services for passenger vehicles, logistics vehicles, motorcycles and derivative models. Brilliance SUNRA will equip its NEVs and electric two-wheelers with Farasis Energy’s power batteries, which will be regarded by Brilliance SUNRA as products of priority under equal conditions.  
Brilliance SUNRA is a joint venture between Brilliance Auto Group and SUNRA Group, a leading brand of electric motorcycles and scooters in China. The company operates in the fields of NEVs, electric bicycles and motorcycles, and currently has multiple manufacturing sites in China including those in Jiangsu Province, Tianjin, Hubei Province, Guangdong Province and Zhejiang Province. 
From Farasis Energy’s WeChat platform press release

Dec 03, 2020

Various media sources reported that a ceremony was held by Brilliance SUNRA New Energy Vehicle Co., Ltd. (Brilliance SUNRA), a joint venture between Brilliance Auto Group and SUNRA Group (a leading brand of electric motorcycles and scooters in China), to celebrate the completion of production of the first new energy vehicle (NEV) on December 2 in the city of Wuxi, Jiangsu Province.
Covering an area of around 266,680 square meters, Brilliance SUNRA’s first-phase intelligent NEV plant is designed to annually produce 100,000 battery electric sedans. i03 and i03A mini EVs will be produced at the plant. In 2022, a four-door and four-seat passenger vehicle and a commercial logistic vehicle will be produced at the plant. In 2023, the plant will be capable of producing 200,000 battery electric passenger vehicles and commercial vehicles per annum.
From various media sources