CnEVPost Newsletter: NIO ET7 delivery target; Tesla China sales; China NEV sales expectation raised
NIO ET7 delivery target for next year said to be 50,000 units - CnEVPost — cnevpost.com NIO unveiled the ET7 sedan at the beginning of the year but never revealed the model's pre-order volume or sales target. Now, a document has revealed its sales target.
Tesla China's wholesale sales in May reached 33,463 units, up about 202% from a year ago - CnEVPost Tesla China's retail sales in May reached 21,936 units, the CPCA said, adding that Tesla China exported 11,527 vehicles in May.
BYD Han sales in May reached 8,214 units, essentially flat from April - CnEVPost The Han EV sales were 5,763 units and the Han DM sales were 2,451 units.
NIO's OEM JAC sold 9,113 electric passenger cars in May, up 132% year-on-year - CnEVPost JAC sold 9,113 all-electric passenger cars in May, up 131.81 percent year-on-year but down 12.41 percent from April.
Apple in talks with CATL, BYD over battery supply deal for its EV, Reuters reports - CnEVPost Apple requires potential battery suppliers to have a production base in the US, the report said, adding that CATL is reluctant to build a plant in the US because of tensions between China and the US.
OPPO's new trademark application signals further step in its car-building efforts - CnEVPost Rumors began to emerge in late April that Chinese smartphone giant OPPO would jump on the car-making bandwagon, and now the company's actions seem to be confirming those reports.
Geely sold 6,284 new energy vehicles in May, up 3 percent from a year earlier - CnEVPost Geely's new energy vehicle sales in May totaled 6,284 units, up 3 percent year-on-year, according to figures released by the Chinese automotive giant on June 7.
Geely unveils Vision Starburst concept car - CnEVPost Geely unveiled the Vision Starburst concept on June 7 and said the car uses the Starburst cosmic energy design inspiration and that it will represent Geely's new design philosophy in the future.
Chinese auto association raises NEV sales forecast to 2.4 million units this year - CnEVPost In February, the CPCA forecast that wholesale sales of new energy vehicles in China would reach 2 million units this year. In April, it raised that forecast to 2.2 million units.
China's retail sales of new energy passenger vehicles reached 185,000 units in May, up 177% year-on-year - CnEVPost Companies with retail sales exceeding 10,000 units in May were SAIC-GM-Wuling with 33,175 units, BYD with 31,908 units, Tesla China with 21,936 units and GAC Aion with 10,395 units, the CPCA said.