Tencent-backed Future Mobility Co. has officially joined the club of Chinese auto concepts with a production deadline of 2020.

The auto startup, which is also counts Foxconn and Chinese car dealer Harmony New Energy as investors, plans to sell highly automated, electric cars globally within the next four-and-a-half  years, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

As a country of early adopters with an appetite for luxury vehicles, China has produced a number of electric, autonomous and connected car concepts, all hoping to reach production at an accelerated rate.

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Cate Cadell

Cate is a tech writer. She worked as a journalist in Australia, Mongolia and Myanmar. You can reach her (in Chinese or English) at: @catecadell or catecadell@technode.com