CnEVPost Newsletter: NIO gears up for ES7 deliveries; BYD to launch premium brand by year-end
NIO ships first ES7 production vehicles from Hefei plant, deliveries to begin on Aug 28 - CnEVPost — cnevpost.com The ES7, the first SUV based on NIO's second-generation NT 2.0 platform, will start deliveries across China on August 28.
NIO to showcase entire lineup at Chengdu auto show, pink ET5 to make debut - CnEVPost The NIO ET5 will have up to nine body color options, with pink and yellow being exclusive to the model.
Mercedes-Benz EQE officially launched in China, some say 'give me a reason to buy it instead of NIO ET7' - CnEVPost The Mercedes-Benz EQE is an excellent model, but some competing models from local EV upstarts are putting it in an awkward position.
NIO gains 7% in Hong Kong as overall market rebounds strongly - CnEVPost NIO is outperforming its local peers XPeng and Li Auto, as the Hong Kong stock market posted its biggest gain in nearly four months.
BYD confirms plans to launch premium brand by year-end, first model priced at over RMB 1 million - CnEVPost The premium brand is tentatively scheduled to be launched at the end of this year, when the first hardcore off-road model will be unveiled, a BYD source said.
BYD launches performance variant of its flagship Tang SUV - CnEVPost BYD today officially made the Tang DM-p available, starting at about $42,300, capable of accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.3 seconds.
Zeekr reportedly considering IPO in US or Hong Kong - CnEVPost Zeekr is considering an IPO and has sought proposals from investment banks, according to Bloomberg.
Neta launches Neta V in Thailand, expects to deliver 3,000 units locally this year - CnEVPost Neta currently has 25 authorized dealers in Thailand, and the number is expected to reach 30 by the end of the year.
Mini EV maker Wuling launches first hybrid vehicle with prices as low as $14,600 - CnEVPost The model from Wuling is not similar to BYD's PHEVs, but is a Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), which is considered an ICE vehicle in China.