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CnEVPost Newsletter: NIO announces partnership with Shell on its seventh anniversary
NIO signs strategic co-op deal with Shell, world's largest gasoline retailer - CnEVPost — cnevpost.com NIO and Shell plan to jointly install 100 swap stations in China by 2025 and operate pilot stations in Europe starting in 2022. Shell's charging network in Europe will also be available to NIO users.
NIO marks its seventh anniversary with total owners exceeding 150,000 - CnEVPost As of today, NIO owners have reached 150,000. Notably, as of October 31, the cumulative delivery of all NIO vehicles was 145,703 units.
NIO pilot allowing users to offer their long-range battery packs to others - CnEVPost This is NIO's latest innovation in regulating the supply and demand of batteries, enabling the needs of more users who temporarily need to use 100-kWh long-range battery packs to be met.
NIO adds 7 swap stations, bringing total to 647 - CnEVPost As of November 25, NIO has 647 battery swap stations, 130 of which are located along highways. It also has 489 supercharging stations, providing 2,840 charging piles.
XPeng starts generating electricity from solar panels on its Zhaoqing plant roof, providing 30% of its production power - CnEVPost The project is expected to generate an average of 21.33 million kilowatt hours of electricity per year, equivalent to the power used by more than 50,000 people for one year.
Tesla begins Model Y Performance deliveries in China - CnEVPost Tesla has sold out of available capacity for the entry-level Model Y in China this year, and the start of deliveries of the Model Y Performance will help increase its sales and average price in the Chinese market.
BYD enters spotlight for vehicle fire - CnEVPost The model appears to be a Qin Pro with a ternary lithium battery, and BYD announced in April that its entire EV lineup would begin carrying the much safer blade battery.
Beijing allows self-driving mobility providers to pilot charging fees, becoming first Chinese city to do so - CnEVPost Baidu and Pony.ai are the first companies to be licensed to offer their services to the public for a fee, with Baidu having completed its first bill collection today.