CnEVPost Newsletter: Rumored launch date for new NIO ES6; Tesla's price hike in China
NIO rumored to officially launch new ES6 on May 24
NIO will officially launch the new ES6 and announce the price on May 24, with deliveries expected to begin within days of the launch, according to local media.
NIO sees over 430,000 battery swap services during Labor Day holiday in China
NIO saw 68,748 battery swap services on April 29, the highest number in a single day during the holiday, with its sites along the highway providing 23,460 services that day.
Tesla sells 75,842 China-made vehicles in Apr, CPCA data show
Tesla's April sales in China may have been negatively impacted by consumer expectations of price cuts. It raised the prices of all its models in China this week, seemingly aimed at dampening such expectations.
Tesla hikes prices of new Model S and Model X in China
Tesla raised the prices of the entire new Model S and Model X lineup in China by about 2 percent, following price increases for the locally produced Model 3 and Model Y three days ago.
Tesla offers new Model S and Model X buyers 3 years of free supercharging benefits along with price hike in China
Starting May 5, Chinese consumers who order a new Model S or Model X and have the vehicle delivered by September 30 will receive the benefit.
Tesla Model Y with BYD battery has started production in Germany, report says
Since this week, the Model Y with BYD battery has been produced at Tesla's Gigafactory in Grünheide, Germany, according to a German media report.
BYD presents Han EV, Yuan Plus EV and Dolphin in Ecuador
BYD has entered into a strategic partnership with Ecuadorian car dealership group Andor, which will establish six dealer stores in the next six months and plans to expand to 12 in 2024.
Insurance registrations for week ending Apr 30: Tesla 11,500, Li Auto 8,100, NIO 2,600
Li Auto shared the numbers, saying its sales last week far outpaced those of other local new car-making brands.
China's NEV wholesale in April at about 600,000 units, CPCA estimates show
China's auto industry price war faded in April, easing consumer wait-and-see sentiment and releasing suppressed demand, the CPCA said.
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