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GreenTech Automotive MyCar
HK Campus Open Day PolyU MyCar display exhibit X038 02.JPG
Also called
  • EuAuto MyCar
  • Nice MyCar
Body and chassis
Classcity car
Layoutrear-wheel drive Electric Vehicle
Electric motor6.7 hp (5 kW)
TransmissionElectronic Controlled Single Speed Automatic with differential (forward, reverse, neutral)
Battery9.6 kWh Lead AGM, maintenance free
Wheelbase1,691 mm
Length2,653 mm
Width1,396 mm
Height1,446 mm
Curb weight1,570 lb (710 kg) (without a driver, with batteries)

The GTA MyCar (styled MyCar) is an electric vehicle originally produced by EuAuto Technology Limited based in Hong Kong, and from 2010 by GreenTech Automotive when it acquired EuAuto. The company had its manufacturing facility in Dongguan, China. The MyCar is classified as a NEV in the United States due to its low top speed. Manufacturing ended in 2017[1] and the company folded in 2018.


The car was first conceived by Giorgetto Giugiaro of Italdesign in 2003. The propulsion system was engineered in co-operation with Hong Kong Polytechnic University.[2][3][4]

In 2010, GreenTech Automotive, Inc. bought EuAuto Technology, Ltd., and announced plans to manufacture and market vehicles in the United States.[5]

The first U.S. manufactured MyCar vehicles, which were also supposed be exported to Denmark, were supposed to come off the assembly line in Horn Lake, Mississippi, on 4 July 2011.[6] As of August 2013, GreenTech Automotive had not disclosed any sales figures, but was promising production of 30,000 vehicles annually in 2014.[7] Subsequently, the company broke ground on a new plant in Tunica, Mississippi, at the start of 2014.[8]



  • Maximum Gradient: More than 20% at GVW
  • Consumption Approx.: 196 Wh/mile

Weights and Dimensions:

  • Body and Finish: Painted Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) Body Panels
  • Steering: Rack-and-Pinion, Adjustable Steering Wheel
  • Turning Radius: 3.75 m
  • Rear Luggage Compartment: 86 litres
  • Unladen Weight: 710 kg (without a driver, with batteries)
  • Maximum Safe Load: 200 kg
  • Total Authorized Laden Weight: 910 kg
  • Track: Front: 1,173 mm – Rear: 1,227

Technical Specifications:


  • Type: Lead AGM, maintenance free
  • Number of Batteries in pack: 4
  • Pack Tension: 48V
  • Pack Capacity: 200 Ah
  • Power Onboard: 9.6kWh

Onboard Battery Charger:

  • Domestic Electric Supply: 190 – 255V AC, 16A
  • Charging Power: 2100 W
  • Recharge Time: 8 – 10 hours (quick charge: 3 hours)
  • Charger: 48V DC
  • Battery Self Discharge: 0.83% per week at 20oC


  • Motor Type: 48V DC Electric Motor with Separate Excitation
  • Maximum Power: 5 kW
  • Transmission: Electronic Controlled Single Speed Automatic with differential (forward, reverse, neutral)
  • Motor and Batteries Location: Middle of Vehicle
  • Tyres and Wheels: 14" Aluminum Alloy Wheels (165 / 60 R14)
  • Auxiliary Equipment: Powered by a 12V 18Ah Lead AGM battery re-charged by a DC/DC Converter

Speed Control: Electronic Controller with Regenerative Brake to increase drive range

Chassis: Steel Tubular Space Frame with Roof Frame


  • Type: Independent on All Wheels
  • Front: McPherson Type with Coil Springs and Dampers
  • Rear: Trailing Arm Type with Coil Springs and Dampers

Braking System:

  • Type of braking: Dual Circuit Hydraulic Braking System
  • Front: 209 mm diameter brake discs
  • Rear: 209 mm diameter brake discs
  • Parking Brakes: Mechanical on Rear Axle


The Giorgetto Giugiaro designed MyCar[9] is a 2-door, 2-seater coupe measuring 2.6 m long, 1.4 m wide and 1.4 m high. The car can accommodate occupants up to 6"5, with a boot front and rear, giving a combined space of 140 litres. The maximum payload is 200 kg.

The car comes in two versions: Standard and Select. Identical in drivetrain, the Select adds leather seats, panoramic glass roof, parking sensors, upgraded radio, larger alloy wheels and body coloured steering mirrors.[citation needed]


The UK was the first market to sell the MyCar, through EV Stores in 2009.[10] France followed soon after, with Monaco-based Newteon handling distribution. Late in 2009 Meco World was announced as the distributor for Austria. EU Auto announced in October that the car had been approved for use in Hong Kong and that sales were to begin in the home market of the car.

Production of the MyCar in the United States was scheduled to begin in the first part of 2011. The base price for the first 100,000 units was announced as $10,000 US. By 2014, the MyCar was still not on sale in the US market and a list price of US$15,500 was being discussed.[8][needs update]


  1. ^ "GreenTech Auto shutters its doors closes Mississippi factory". Green Car Reports. 17 January 2017. Retrieved 3 November 2021.
  2. ^ "Buzz over first Hong Kong-made electric car". The Standard. 23 October 2009. Archived from the original on 28 October 2009. Retrieved 7 December 2009.
  3. ^ "Electric vehicle 'MyCaR' starts journey in Hong Kong". The New Nation. 25 October 2009. Retrieved 7 December 2009.
  4. ^ "Home-grown electric vehicle MyCar makes its first journey in Hong Kong". Archived from the original on 7 March 2011.
  5. ^ John Duce (17 May 2010). "GreenTech Buys EuAuto to Build MyCar Model in U.S." Bloomberg Businessweek. Archived from the original on 30 October 2010.
  6. ^ Robert Lee Long (17 February 2011). "Denmark GreenTech's 1st buyer: First car to roll off assembly line July 4". Desoto Times Tribune.
  7. ^ Robert Lee Long (13 August 2013). "Car company for real: Plant manager GreenTech on cutting edge". Desoto Times Tribune.
  8. ^ a b "GreenTech Automotive breaks ground on MyCar factory in Mississippi". AutoBlogGreen. 10 January 2014.
  9. ^ "Electric car test – EU Auto MyCar". What Car?. 30 September 2009. Retrieved 28 May 2015.
  10. ^ "Electric MyCar finally goes on sale in London". The Guardian. 23 March 2009. Retrieved 28 May 2015.

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