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CnEVPost Newsletter: BYD opens 1st flagship experience center; Ganfeng starts production of solid-state battery
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.
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 said it is evaluating the feasibility of building a passenger car plant in Europe and is looking for a suitable location.
With ChatGPT becoming a hot topic around the world, many Chinese tech giants have announced their progress in the field.
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.
The new ES6 show cars became available at nearly 300 NIO stores in 92 cities as of May 20.
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 said the move is in response to China's call to boost consumption of NEVs in rural areas.
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.
Shanghai, home to Tesla's China factory and NIO's global headquarters, has seen NEV penetration reach about 50 percent.
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This comes after battery-grade lithium carbonate saw 15 consecutive days of gains and industrial-grade lithium carbonate saw 18 consecutive days of gains.
From January to March, 9,987 NEVs were imported, up 85.53 percent year-on-year.
China's April retail sales were 779,511 for sedans, 748,503 for SUVs and 95,554 for MPVs.
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