CnEVPost Newsletter: BYD opens 1st flagship experience center; Ganfeng starts production of solid-state battery
BYD opens its 1st flagship experience center to showcase entire lineup of models
The facility is being used to showcase models from all of BYD's brands, including the BYD Seagull, which starts at just RMB 73,800, and the Yangwang U8, which has a pre-sale price of RMB 1,098,000.
BYD 2023 Han DM series sedan gets 13,695 orders in 72 hours of launch
On May 18, BYD launched the facelifts of the plug-in hybrid versions of its flagship Han sedan at reduced prices compared to the 2022 variants.
BYD evaluating feasibility of building passenger car plant in Europe
BYD said it is evaluating the feasibility of building a passenger car plant in Europe and is looking for a suitable location.
NIO applies for GPT-related trademarks in China
With ChatGPT becoming a hot topic around the world, many Chinese tech giants have announced their progress in the field.
NIO starts delivery of 2023 ET7 sedan
On May 19, deliveries of the 2023 NIO ET7 began in several cities, including Shanghai, Beijing, Hefei, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Ningbo, Wenzhou, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Changsha.
NIO's new ES6 show cars available in nearly 300 stores in China
The new ES6 show cars became available at nearly 300 NIO stores in 92 cities as of May 20.
XPeng sees 1st G6 production vehicle off line
XPeng management previously said that the G6 will be officially launched and delivered by the end of the second quarter, with a price range of RMB 200,000 - 300,000.
Wuling cuts prices on its mini EVs by up to $1,850
Wuling said the move is in response to China's call to boost consumption of NEVs in rural areas.
Lithium producer Ganfeng says it has started mass production of 1st gen solid-state battery
Ganfeng said its first-generation solid-state battery can reach an energy density of 260 Wh/kg, with a production line capable of producing 4 GWh per year.
China EV transition: Shanghai fuel car license plate auction participants hit 99-month low
Shanghai, home to Tesla's China factory and NIO's global headquarters, has seen NEV penetration reach about 50 percent.
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Lithium carbonate price rally pauses
This comes after battery-grade lithium carbonate saw 15 consecutive days of gains and industrial-grade lithium carbonate saw 18 consecutive days of gains.
Monthly report: China auto imports as of Mar
From January to March, 9,987 NEVs were imported, up 85.53 percent year-on-year.
China Apr auto sales breakdown: Sedan 779,511, SUV 748,503, MPV 95,554
China's April retail sales were 779,511 for sedans, 748,503 for SUVs and 95,554 for MPVs.
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