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Ranz logo.jpg
Product type Automotive marque
Owner Sichuan FAW Toyota Motor
Country China
Introduced 2013
Markets China

Ranz is an automotive marque owned by Sichuan FAW Toyota Motor which specialises in electric cars. It was launched in April 2013.


The Chinese name for Ranz is Lang Shi, meaning "Bright Life".[1]


The Ranz marque was unveiled in March 2013.[2][3]

The first Ranz concept car was unveiled to the public at the Shanghai Auto Show in April 2013.[1][4]

The Ranz EV, an electric saloon for the Chinese market based on the Toyota Corolla, was launched at the November 2014 Guangzhou Motor Show.[5]


  1. ^ a b "Toyota launches the Ranz brand at the Shanghai Auto Show". Car News China. 21 April 2013. Retrieved 21 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Toyota Ranz concept to debut: Shanghai auto show 2013". China Daily. 18 March 2013. Retrieved 21 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Toyota's Ranz Plans for China Revealed". China Car Times. 27 March 2013. Retrieved 21 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Toyota Debuts Ranz and Unknown Sub Brand". China Car Times. 20 April 2013. Retrieved 21 April 2013. 
  5. ^ "Production-ready Corolla-based Ranz EV showcased in Guangzhou". Indian Autos Blog. 25 November 2014. Retrieved 13 November 2015.