As part of the joint venture between Dongfeng and Renault, Dongfeng Renault Automotive Company (DRAC) will produce an electric vehicle that is based on the Fluence Z.E.

The electric car will be produced at the Wuhan plant in 2017 and will be commercialized under a local Dongfeng brand for the Chinese market only, according to the companies.

The decision was announced during the visit of Zhu Yangfeng, chairman of Dongfeng Group, at the Renault R&D center. The companies said this will be the first electric vehicle produced in China.