CnEVPost Newsletter: NIO phone's possible specs; XPeng G9 interior; Baidu's fully unmanned robotaxi service
NIO phone: Here are possible specs for first model - CnEVPost — cnevpost.com Qualcomm's Snapdragon series flagship processor, 2K screen, and 25-minute full charge will probably be the specs that NIO's first phone will have.
Further Reading: This retail investor explains why he believes NIO is better bet in China's EV trio - CnEVPost An NIO investor explains why he believes NIO has a deep moat while XPeng and Li Auto do not.
Chengdu Motor Show to be held from August 26 to September 4, NIO ET5 interior expected to be unveiled - CnEVPost Chengdu Motor Show will be the second major auto show of the year after Auto Shenzhen, and NIO is likely to reveal the interior of ET5 at that time.
NIO adds five NIO Houses in China over past weekend - CnEVPost To date, NIO has 399 service outlets in China, including 67 NIO Houses.
XPeng G9 interior revealed before more details expected on Wednesday - CnEVPost The XPeng G9 center display uses two large screens linked together, almost identical to the one in Li Auto's flagship SUV, the Li L9.
Chinese suppliers may be behind Tesla's $5 billion nickel deal with Indonesia - CnEVPost In late July, two Chinese companies just made announcements that they will supply Tesla with ternary precursors for battery materials.
BYD to build new commercial vehicle and parts production base in China - CnEVPost BYD had previously diverted some of its commercial vehicle production line capacity in order to secure production capacity for the DM-i models.
BYD exec to donate about $24 million worth of stock to charity foundation - CnEVPost Although the move is different from an executive's reduction of a company's stock, it is just as likely to put pressure on BYD's share price performance.
Jidu aims to be capable of delivering 800,000 robot cars by 2028, says its self-driving tech ahead of Tesla - CnEVPost Jidu will soon announce a limited version of its first production robot car, which will be available for pre-order and is expected to be delivered in the second half of 2023.
Baidu began offering self-driving ride-hailing services without safety officers in Chongqing and Wuhan, marking a regulatory breakthrough in the sector in China.
Niu Technologies to launch e-bikes with sodium-ion batteries in 2023 as lithium battery prices rise - CnEVPost With battery costs rising sharply but vehicle prices rising at a limited rate, Niu needs to find ways to reduce costs, its CEO said.
SAIC-GM-Wuling's NEV sales exceed 1 million units - CnEVPost SAIC-GM-Wuling has become the second local automaker after BYD to see sales of NEVs reach 1 million units.
Chinese appliance giant Haier reportedly to jump on car-making bandwagon - CnEVPost Haier's plans to build cars are now in the planning stages, and it will adopt a contract manufacturing model, according to local media.