CnEVPost Newsletter: New BYD model to debut at Shanghai auto show; BYD Dolphin, Seal to be available in Europe
In the first quarter, the Song family of models sold 142,775 units, up 93.69 percent year-on-year.
The U8, the first production model of the Yangwang brand, is a hardcore off-road SUV that will be priced at the RMB 1 million level.
The BYD Dolphin will be available for pre-order this summer, with deliveries in the fourth quarter, and the Seal will be available in Europe shortly thereafter, BYD said.
BYD started offering discounts for the Yuan Plus and Dolphin, after it was already offering discounts for the Seal and Song Plus.
XPeng G6 will be unveiled at the Shanghai auto show and will be officially launched and delivered by the end of the second quarter.
The company's business scope includes energy storage technology services and solar power technology services, and may be the operating entity for Tesla's energy storage business in China.
Huawei and JAC will jointly build models targeting the ultra-high-end luxury pure electric vehicle market with a price range of around RMB 800,000-1 million, according to local media.
The Electra E5 is comparable in size to the FAW-Volkswagen ID.6 CROZZ, but priced about RMB 50,000 less than the latter.
The Hesai ET25 is an in-cockpit LiDAR designed to be placed behind the front windshield, with the help of Fuyao's special windshield to solve the signal attenuation problem.
NIOXPeng, and Li Auto's booths were all in Hall 6.1, BYD was in Hall 7.1, and Tesla is absent.
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