Chinese electric carmaker, Atieva, will release its premium sedan products in 2018. Product Atieva it will compete with the Tesla Model S. Vice President Design Atieva, Derek Jenkins, as quoted by Reuters on Wednesday (06/15/2016), said the product will be different from electric cars made in other Chinese companies that use DNA California. Without penyebutkan specifically, but it leads to the concept used in the model roadster Mazda MX-5 Miata. Atieva itself is a joint venture between Beijing Auto and an internet company Leeco. If traced, Leeco is owned by businessman Jia Yueting technology field. Jia also controls other Chinese electric car company Faraday Future based near Los Angeles. To realize these electrical products, Atieva will build a plant in the United States. Atieva Manufacturing Director, Brian Barron, said it was seeking two locations and is expected to be determined at the end of this year. Men who had 20 years working for BMW said, at the initial stage, the plant is capable of producing 20 thousand electric cars per year. Slowly production capacity will be increased to 130 thousand units per year. Besides Faraday Future, Atieva, and Leeco, there are other Chinese companies are also playing in the electric car segment peremium the NextEV. The company also has a development facility near San Jose, California.