Kaixin Auto Holdings Releases Strategic Plan for New Energy Vehicles

Chaoyang District, CHINA


BEIJING, Dec. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kaixin Auto Holdings (“Kaixin” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: KXIN) today officially released its new energy vehicle strategic plan. The plan contains three key components. The Company will quickly expand its new energy vehicle team and start with developing medium-sized commercial new energy vehicles for intra-city and inter-city logistics applications in the initial stage. The production and sales target for the three-year period in 2022-2025 is set at 50,000 new energy vehicles. Kaixin will accelerate the goal of becoming a leading new energy vehicle company through mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Mingjun Lin, Chairman and CEO of Kaixin, said: "The new energy vehicle strategic plan was formulated after four months of careful reviews and discussions. The Company is engaged in discussions with multiple strategic investors. Our management team is fully confident in transition into the new business model in 2022!"

About Kaixin Auto Holdings

Kaixin Auto Holdings is one of the primary dealership networks in the premium used car segment and new car sales in China. Supported by the rapid growth of China's used car market and leveraging its own hybrid business model that offers both strong online and offline presence, Kaixin is in the process of transforming from a nationwide dealerships network to one of the important players in China’s electric vehicle market.

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Kaixin Auto Holdings 
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