CnEVPost Newsletter: Nio's user manuals include 150-kWh battery; Tesla reportedly adjusting battery pack production strategy
The 150-kWh semi-solid-state battery pack will be available in July, Nio CEO William Li said at the launch of the new ES6 in May.
Tesla's push to start handing over a portion of its battery pack production to suppliers during the Model 3's changeover window is a choice it made after remeasuring costs, according to local media.
Earlier this week, Tesla began notifying some employees on the battery cell assembly lines at the first phase of its plant in Shanghai about that layoff, according to Bloomberg.
Prototypes of the revamped Model 3 are currently being tested on the road at Tesla's Shanghai factory over weekends, with the production line doing further refinement work, according to local media.
Tesla sold 93,680 China-made vehicles in June, including exports, the second-highest number on record after November 2022's 100,291 vehicles.
BYD has brought the Dolphin to the Australian, Brazilian and Singaporean markets in the past 10 days.
SAIC-Volkswagen is offering discounts of up to RMB 42,000 for the ID.3, while FAW-Volkswagen's ID.6 CROZZ is priced at RMB 63,000 less than its website shows.
Auto industry players should not disrupt fair competition with abnormal prices and should avoid cutting prices in a reckless manner, a MIIT official said.
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