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Aiways starts taking orders for U5 all-electric SUV
  • U5 orders start in Germany with launch of website:
  • German customers can place order with €200 deposit
  • U5 available to test drive as part of pre-sale tour with Euronics
  • Aiways’ all-electric SUV priced from €37,990 in Germany
  • Successful pre-sale tour with German sales partner Euronics: booked out testdriving slots and first cars being sold


Shanghai, 16 September 2020 – Aiways has started taking online orders for its U5 all-electric SUV. German customers can now order a U5 from, and become among the first in Europe to own an all-electric 410-kilometer range SUV from Aiways.

By visiting Aiways’ new European website, EV buyers can discover everything they need to know about the U5 and configure a vehicle to suit their needs. Customers can then place an order and reserve the U5 with a deposit of just €200. Customers interested in test driving an Aiways U5 before placing an order can encounter Aiways’ German sales partner, Euronics:

“Aiways is now one step closer to becoming the first Chinese startup to make EVs available to European consumers”, commented Alexander Klose, Executive VP Overseas Operation at Aiways. “We are making eco-mobility a viable option for all European drivers, and part of that is making sure our online sales model streamlines the customer journey. With just a few clicks, German customers can easily spec their new U5 and secure the car with a small deposit.”

The Aiways U5 all-electric SUV is available in two trim levels; Standard and Premium. The Standard version of the Aiways U5 is priced at €37,990 in Germany (including 16% VAT until 31 December 2020 plus transfer costs) before application of the government’s environmental bonus.

Available in glacier white and, blue or purple aubergineand the option of a black roof, with 17-inch alloy wheels, the entry-level version of the U5 offers generous equipment levels as standard. LED daytime running lights and heated electric exterior mirrors are included, while inside the U5 boasts a 12.3-inch Centro touch screen to keep drivers connected at all times. Motorists can also enjoy a three-spoke sporty steering wheel wrapped in Micro-Fiber leather, contrast fabric stitching details on door interiors and AUTO dual-zone air conditioning.

The Premium version of the U5 is available with a pre-incentive price of €40,990 (including 16% VAT plus transfer costs). The Premium model can be ordered in the same exterior color options as the Standard versionoffers the additional exterior colour electric blue, with the option of a black or cream white leather interior. The premium level model will have 19″ two-tone machined alloy wheels and will come with a Panoramic sunroof and sunshade. It will also feature wireless phone charging capabilities for Apple and Android(starting November), an electric tailgate with foot sensor and , front parking radar and an auto parking assistant.

With a 410 km range (WLTP) from its DC fast-charging compatible 63kWh battery, the Aiways U5 offers the best price-to-range ratio in the European all-electric SUV market.

For four weeks, Aiways toured Germany as part of an advance sales tour at 30 Euronics locations. This met with lively interest: Test drives were immediately fully booked at all locations and the first sales contracts were concluded.

Customers interested in test driving an Aiways U5 before placing an order can register their interest via Aiways’ German showroom partner, Euronics:

German customers can expect delivery of the Aiways U5 within three weeks, depending on the availability of their chosen model. Aiways plans to start taking online orders for its U5 all-electric SUV from other European countries, such as France and NorwaySwitzerland, later this year.


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Media information

Aiways media contacts:  

Anika Wild, Aiways Automobile Europe GmbH

+49 17670053169

Emma Hai, Aiways Overseas Brand & PR Director

+86 186-0104-2089

Emma Hopgood, PFPR Communications

+44 (0)7809 215894