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This Little $4,500 Electric Car is the Hottest Thing in China Right Now

In China, the most popular electric vehicle right now is the Wuling Hongguang Mini EV, a tiny, boxy car just under 10 feet long. Its low price and cutesy look has made it a hit among Chinese millennials, who have taken to personalizing their car with Hello Kitty decor and Pokemon decals. Here’s why young people in China love it so much.

0:00 The tiny EV that China loves
1:09 How did it become a thing?
3:22 Being part of the cool crowd

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Producer: Lyn Yang
Videographer: Frentee Ji
Editor: Nicholas Ko
Narration: Tiffany Ip
Animation: Stella Yoo
Mastering: Victor Peña

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