CnEVPost Newsletter: Nio launches new EC6; Xpeng to launch new G9 on Sept 19
The new EC6 starts at RMB 358,000, or RMB 288,000 under the battery rental purchase option.
The video of Nio launching the new EC6 features a phone showing the device with extremely narrow bezels and support for on-screen fingerprint unlocking.
The annual China International Import Expo, co-hosted by China's Ministry of Commerce and the Shanghai government, is the world's first import-themed national expo.
Nio has added 500 new battery swap stations in China so far this year, meeting half of its target for this year.
Xpeng will hold a launch event for the new G9 on September 19 in Dunhuang, Gansu province in northwest China, where its CEO will explain how the model will be back on the offensive.
At the current rate of consumption, coal will only last for 200 more years and oil for 50 more years, said BYD chairman Wang Chuanfu.
To date, Zeekr has delivered more than 72,052 vehicles so far this year. It is aiming to double deliveries this year from last year to about 140,000 vehicles.
FAW and Mobileye plan to start mass production of SuperVision-equipped models by the end of 2024, and vehicles with the hands-off, eyes-off Chauffeur technology are scheduled for mass production by the end of 2025.
If sales continue up the S-curves, EVs will make up between 62 percent and 86 percent of global car sales by 2030, with China's EV market share reaching at least 90 percent.
By the end of this year, Shenzhen residents can receive a subsidy of up to RMB 10,000 if they purchase NEVs when they scrap their old fuel cars.
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