CnEVPost Newsletter: NIO hiring chip talents in Germany; JiDU releases first robocar teaser video
NIO hiring semiconductor talents in Germany for SiC and IGBT chip design - CnEVPost — cnevpost.com NIO has introduced SiC technology, the latest power semiconductor technology, to the ET7's front permanent magnet synchronous motor.
NIO to open test drives for ET7 on March 5, order-based production to start on March 11 - CnEVPost NIO will lock in orders for the ET7 starting January 20 at 00:00, with show cars and test drives available at all stores in March.
NIO's 7-kW, 11-kW DC home chargers to open for purchase on Jan 20 - CnEVPost NIO's 7-kW and 11-kW DC charging piles will be available for order on January 20, with deliveries expected to begin in early March.
NIO's first swap station in Norway goes into operation - CnEVPost NIO offers 13 100-kWh battery packs at the battery swap station. The company aims to have 20 of these facilities in Norway by the end of the year.
NIO exec sees CATL's EVOGO brand launch as endorsement of battery swap model - CnEVPost NIO vice president Shen Fei said CATL's move is an endorsement of the EV maker's lonely strategy that it has been sticking to for six years.
JiDU releases first teaser video of its robocar concept, showing innovative placement solution for sensors that look like LiDARs - CnEVPost JiDU's concept car has a pop-up design on both sides of the front hatch, which looks like two LiDARs.
Chinese premium EV brand HiPhi sees its 5,000th production vehicle roll off line - CnEVPost HiPhi's first model, HiPhi X, has seen cumulative sales of 4,237 units since deliveries began in mid-May last year through the end of December.
Human Horizons, owner of highest-priced Chinese EV brand HiPhi, reportedly considering $500 million HK IPO - CnEVPost Human Horizons initially planned to go public in the US, but has now shifted its listing to Hong Kong, the report said.
Gotion says it aims to be among top 3 global battery makers - CnEVPost Gotion will work with Volkswagen China to build the next generation of world-leading batteries, the company said.