CnEVPost Newsletter: Nio's progress on Firefly; China's new measures to boost auto consumption
The first Firefly model has seen a design freeze in late June and is expected to enter the mold development phase in early August, allaying employee fears that the project could be scrapped, according to local media.
The last such event, Nio Day 2022, was held in Hefei, Anhui province on December 24, when the EC7 and the new ES8 were launched.
Nio held its first Nio Day on December 16, 2017, in Beijing, which has become its most important annual event.
Nio, Aulton and Botan have the largest number of battery swap stations in China, with shares of 68 percent, 27 percent and 5 percent respectively at the end of June.
As of July 19, a total of 8,208 units of the Li L7 have been delivered this month, Li Auto said.
The Li Auto vehicle was seen driving itself on a highway while the driver sat in the passenger seat watching a video.
The Leopard 5 will target the market priced between RMB 400,000 and RMB 600,000, which will further enrich the price range covered by BYD's models.
The new Neta S has a starting price of RMB 159,800, which is RMB 30,000 lower than the RMB 189,800 of the old model.
Avatr's two new models, internally codenamed E15 and E16, will also go on sale in 2024.
The document lists 10 measures, three of which are directly related to support for the NEV sector, and specifically mentions support for the battery swap model.
BYD, Hozon and SAIC together accounted for more than 68 percent of the Southeast Asian BEV market in the first quarter.
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