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

Product typeAutomotive marque
OwnerSichuan FAW Toyota Motor
IntroducedFebruary 18, 2013 (2013-02-18)
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese朗世
Literal meaningBright life[1]


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

The first Ranz concept car was unveiled to the public at the Shanghai Auto Show in April 2013.[3]

The Ranz EV, an electric saloon for the Chinese market based on the Toyota Corolla, was launched at the November 2014 Guangzhou Motor Show.[4]


  1. "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. "Ranz EC". China Auto Web. Retrieved 29 January 2019.
  4. "Production-ready Corolla-based Ranz EV showcased in Guangzhou". Indian Autos Blog. 25 November 2014. Retrieved 13 November 2015.

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