CnEVPost Newsletter: BYD supplying batteries to Tesla; XPeng starts pre-sale of G9
BYD supplying batteries to Tesla, first vehicles to roll off line as soon as August, report says - CnEVPost — cnevpost.com BYD's blade batteries has begun delivery to Tesla's factory in Berlin, and the Tesla Shanghai factory has no plans to use BYD batteries for the time being, according to local media.
Tesla's entry-level Model 3 wait time in China cut by two weeks - CnEVPost The expected delivery date for the entry-level Model Y was also shortened by two weeks just two days ago.
Tesla's July sales in China: 821 Model 3s, 7,640 Model Ys - CnEVPost From January to July, the Tesla Model Y remained at the top of the premium SUV sales rankings.
NIO ET7 drops one spot to No. 8 in China's premium sedan sales ranking for July - CnEVPost From January to July, the NIO ET7 ranked No. 9, up one spot from No. 10 the previous month.
NIO's phone division gets software head as team size exceeds 300, report says - CnEVPost A former Meitu executive has joined NIO's phone division as head of software, according to local media.
XPeng starts pre-sale of flagship SUV G9, unveils interior details - CnEVPost The XPeng G9 center display uses two large screens connected together, each measuring 14.96 inches. Its official launch will be in September.
Li Auto plunges in US as weak numbers in first week of August may have sparked concerns - CnEVPost While the beginning of the month is usually slow for the auto industry, Li Auto's apparent lagging performance behind its peers may have raised some concerns.
Norway: How big is its EV market? How do Chinese brands perform? - CnEVPost BYD has reached a good level of vehicle registrations in Norway, while NIO vehicle registrations are growing at the fastest rate among Chinese brands, says CITIC Securities.
CATL extends partnership with bus maker Yutong for another 10 years - CnEVPost CATL has supplied Yutong with a cumulative total of 19 GWh of power batteries used in nearly 150,000 new energy buses.
CPCA says purchase tax on NEVs will be inevitable in China - CnEVPost As ownership of conventional ICE vehicles shrinks dramatically, the tax gap will need to be filled by a tax system for EVs, the CPCA said.