Chinese electric vehicle maker Li Auto has begun selling its L7 plug-in hybrid vehicles in Russia with a starting price of 5.2 million Russian rubles ($66,116), Russia’s state-owned news agency Sputnik reported on Monday, citing local market research firm Autostat. In February, the company launched its first five-seater crossover with a driving range of about 1,315 kilometers (817 miles) on a full tank and charge, priced between RMB 319,800 and RMB 379,800 ($46,455-$55,171). In 2022, Chinese automakers in Russia saw an explosion of their market share to 37% from only 9% a year earlier, with Russian customers getting behind the wheel of around 121,800 Chinese-brand cars, according to Autostat. [Sputnik, in Chinese]