SsangYong is to present an electric version of its XIV (eXciting user Interface Vehicle) design series at the 2012 Paris Motor Show, dubbed appropriately, the e-XIV.
Apart from these teaser pics, the only information released on the B-segment CUV (crossover utility vehicle) at this stage is that it will be a range-extended EV using a small petrol engine for charging and will incorporate roof mounted solar cell panels.
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Mike grew up thinking he would become a mathematician, accidentally started motorcycle racing, got a job writing road tests for a motorcycle magazine while at university, and became a writer. As a travelling photojournalist during his early career, his work was published in a dozen languages across 20+ countries. He went on to edit or manage over 50 print publications, with target audiences ranging from pensioners to plumbers, many different sports, many car and motorcycle magazines, with many more in the fields of communication - narrow subject magazines on topics such as advertising, marketing, visual communications, design, presentation and direct marketing. Then came the internet and Mike managed internet projects for Australia's largest multimedia company, Telstra.com.au (Australia's largest Telco), Seek.com.au (Australia's largest employment site), top100.com.au, hitwise.com, and a dozen other internet start-ups before founding Gizmag in 2002. Now he writes and thinks.
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