CnEVPost Newsletter: NIO builds electric drive facility in NeoPark; BYD Seal officially launched
NIO builds electric drive system facility in NeoPark with planned annual capacity of 1.3 million units - CnEVPost — cnevpost.com NIO today saw its 500,000th electric drive system roll off the production line, and the first NIO ET5 electric drive system C sample rolled off the line at the NeoPark facility.
NIO expected to get small batch of 150-kWh semi-solid-state batteries from WeLion in September - CnEVPost NIO's semi-solid-state batteries purchased from WeLion are not significantly more expensive than the existing liquid batteries, according to local media.
NIO now has over 10,000 charging piles, swap stations at 1,039 - CnEVPost To date, NIO's charging stations have provided a total of 9.6 million charging services and currently provide an average of over 30,000 services per day.
BYD Seal officially launched in China: Starts at $31,130, deliveries to begin in August - CnEVPost BYD Seal is expected to be the most important model in BYD's history, with steady-state monthly sales expected to exceed 30,000 units, analysts previously said.
BYD expands Tang DM recall to 52,928 vehicles due to battery issue - CnEVPost This is an expansion of BYD's April 29 recall plan, when the company announced a recall of 9,663 Tang DM vehicles.
BYD reportedly to order up to 8 ships for future car exports - CnEVPost BYD will purchase up to eight LNG dual-fuel PCTCs capable of transporting 7,700 vehicles each, which are expected to be delivered from 2025 onwards, according to the latest media reports.
Xiaomi's car-making efforts reportedly face regulatory hurdle - CnEVPost Xiaomi has been discussing car-building permits with regulators for months, but without success, Bloomberg said.
Xiaomi's auto team numbers over 1,600, new progress expected in September, report says - CnEVPost Xiaomi Auto will see simulation prototypes in September, followed by on-field and winter tests as scheduled, according to local media.
GAC Aion enters Robotaxi space, releases first road test video - CnEVPost GAC Aion said the Aion LX L4 Robotaxi, equipped with six LiDARs, has undergone more than 400 days of real-life complex road testing and virtual simulation tests.
China to extend purchase tax exemption for NEVs, says top govt meeting - CnEVPost China's policy of exempting NEVs from purchase taxes has been extended several times over the years.