CnEVPost Newsletter: NIO opens new swap station plant; Musk rumored to visit China
NIO is aiming to add 1,000 battery swap stations this year, and to make up for the lack of capacity, it decided to build a new plant in Hefei to produce them, an executive said.
Musk is expected to meet with senior Chinese officials and tour Tesla's Shanghai factory, according to Reuters.
"That was many years ago. Their cars are highly competitive these days," Musk said.
XPeng will open up the MPV market to a younger demographic with the X9, said He Xiaopeng, chairman and CEO of the EV maker.
The EQE SUV is priced at about half the price of the EQS SUV that Mercedes-Benz launched in China on February 21.
Neta delivered 11,080 vehicles in April and is targeting sales of 300,000 units in 2023.
Seres officially launched the Landian brand on March 30 and made its first model, the plug-in hybrid E5, available with technology from Huawei and BYD.
Pony.ai has previously been approved to provide robotaxi service without a driver in the car in Beijing and Guangzhou.
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