CnEVPost Newsletter: Li Auto launches Li L7; Tesla delivers 26,843 vehicles in China in Jan
Li Auto brought a lower-priced Air version to its product matrix for the first time, with the Li L7 Air and Li L8 Air powered by batteries from Svolt Energy and Sunwoda, respectively.
Tesla's deliveries in China in January were down 36 percent from 41,926 vehicles in December.
NIO announced that it has joined the Horizon Europe program with 26 partners and received funding for research and development of energy storage systems in electric mobility services.
The Seres 5 will be powered by a ternary solid-liquid hybrid lithium battery from Ganfeng Lithium, with a 90-kWh version expected to offer a 530 km WLTP range.
Retail sales of new energy passenger vehicles in China were 332,000 units in January, lower than the CPCA's estimate of 360,000 units announced on January 28.
Chinese companies, including CATL and BYD, saw explosive growth in the power battery market, while South Korean and Japanese manufacturers were not performing as brightly.
BYD has 6 models and NIO has 3 models on the list with the highest satisfaction levels.
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