CnEVPost Newsletter: Chinese EV makers post strong Jul deliveries
Deliveries of the new ES6 have grown steadily since its launch in late May 2023, with monthly sales topping 10,000 units in July, Nio said.
Nio will no longer offer the RMB 30,000 option package that included free battery swap service, making the free service a thing of the past.
As of July 31, Nio had 130 Nio Houses and 282 Nio Spaces worldwide.
Strong sales of the G6 drove a surge in showroom visits, which in turn increased customer enthusiasm for other Xpeng models and the smart technologies they come with, the company said.
In the January-July period, Li Auto delivered 173,251 vehicles, up 144.62 percent year-on-year.
BYD aims to sell at least 3 million vehicles this year and strives to reach 3.6 million, the company's chairman previously said.
The Song family sold 51,258 units in July, overtaking the Qin family and regaining its position as the best-selling BYD model.
This is the fourth consecutive month that GAC Aion has sold more than 40,000 units, a 79.86 percent increase from the previous year.
In the January-July period, Zeekr delivered 54,672 vehicles, up 127.50 percent year-on-year.
On July 20, Neta launched a facelift of its flagship sedan, the Neta S, with a starting price reduced by RMB 30,000.
Leapmotor's flagship C-series models delivered more than 12,000 units in July, contributing more than 85 percent of deliveries.
Leapmotor has cut the prices of the BEV versions of its C01 sedan and C11 SUV by up to RMB 20,000 in response to increasing competition in China's EV market.
Smart delivered a total of 27,702 EVs in China from January to July, bringing the total number of units delivered in China since the electrification transition to 37,044.
Ford once had high hopes for the Mustang Mach-E in China, setting up a separate company to run the business. Now, the US carmaker is scaling back its ambitions in the business.
JAC's major customer Nio's shipments in the second half of 2023 are expected to grow by about 100 percent from the first half, which will be a key growth driver for JAC in the second half of the year, Kuo said.
Between July 1 and July 30, Li Auto sold 32,500 vehicles, Nio 18,100, Xpeng 9,900, Tesla 31,300 and BYD 191,300 units.
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