Since deliveries began in March, the cumulative number of AITO Wenjie M5 deliveries has reached 11,296 units.

AITO delivered 5,006 units of the Wenjie M5 SUV - its only model currently on sale - in May, up 54 percent from April, the electric vehicle (EV) company, created jointly by and Chongqing Sokon's Seres brand, announced today.

Since deliveries began in March, cumulative deliveries of the AITO Wenjie M5 have reached 11,296 units, according to the company.

Seres announced the launch of its premium smart car brand called AITO on December 2 last year, saying it will have Seres' capabilities in extended-range technology, as well as technology from partners including Huawei.

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On December 23 last year, Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei's Smart Car Solutions BU, announced the Wenjie M5, an SUV with extended-range technology similar to 's Li ONE.

The Wenjie M5 is equipped with the Huawei DriveONE drive system, including a 1.5T four-cylinder range extender and a combination of asynchronous AC motors and permanent magnet synchronous motors.

It can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.4 seconds for the 4WD flagship version and 4.8 seconds for the 4WD performance model.

On March 5 this year, AITO held a delivery ceremony in Shanghai to deliver the M5 to the first batch of over 100 owners.

AITO delivered 3,045 M5s in March and 3,245 in April.

On May 28, Huawei's Yu said at an event on the first day of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area International Auto Show (Auto Shenzhen 2022) that an all-electric version of the Wenjie M5 will be available in September.

In addition, Yu also mentioned that AITO will unveil the Wenjie M7, a large six-seat SUV, between June 20-29, and that deliveries will begin at the end of July.