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Tesla challenger in China plans to debut 700,000-yuan electric roadster

Qiantu Motor's K50 sports car at a car show in Beijing in April. Qiantu is building a factory in Suzhou to produce the electric car with a carbon-fibre body and aluminium frame.


ONE of China's biggest homegrown automotive design firms is taking the plunge into producing its own electric roadster, seeking to stand out from the gaggle of Chinese electric vehicle startups, as well as Tesla Motors Inc, by making a car with materials found more commonly in