China's Electric Car Concept

At the 2008 Paris Motor Show China Automobile unveiled its new Chika electric car concept

The Chinese were largely noticeable by their absence at the Paris Show this year but there may well have been a Chinese vehicle of significance—it's a very cute electric city car named the "Chika".

Chika is the work of well known Chinese car stylist Li Shi Guang Ming, who is working on a range of original designs for China Automobile. The designer believes the Chika represents the first steps toward an original Chinese automotive design language—and this could help China Automobile quickly shake off the "bootleg" image.

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