CnEVPost Newsletter: NIO releases software update for ET7; ET5 to be available in showrooms in early Sept
NIO releases first major software update for ET7 after delivery - CnEVPost — cnevpost.com The NIO ET7 will receive the NIO OS Banyan 1.1.0 CN software update, bringing more than 60 feature additions and optimizations.
NIO ET5 said to be available in showrooms from early September - CnEVPost — cnevpost.com The interior of the NIO ET5 will be officially available to consumers in early September, and orders are expected to start being locked in by then, local media said.
NIO adds two swap stations built with oil giant CNPC - CnEVPost — cnevpost.com So far, NIO has built 94 battery swap stations with three energy giants, Sinopec, CNPC and Shell.
Tesla adds 48 Supercharger stations in Chinese mainland in July - CnEVPost — cnevpost.com In the Chinese mainland, Tesla has opened more than 1,200 Supercharger stations, including more than 8,900 charging piles.
Zeekr rumored to launch SUV codenamed BX1E this year, spy photos revealed - CnEVPost — cnevpost.com The SUV, codenamed BX1E, is expected to allow Zeekr to cover the mainstream market priced under RMB 200,000.
Changan halts production of Shenlan SL03 amid power crunch in Chongqing - CnEVPost — cnevpost.com Changan Shenlan and key suppliers have suspended production of the SL03 vehicle and parts since August 15 in order to ensure electricity supply for residents.
Chinese Polestar 2 owner faces higher cost than new car in replacing damaged battery pack - CnEVPost A Polestar 2 owner was told it would cost RMB 540,000 ($79,200) to replace a damaged battery pack, 1.6 times the price of his vehicle.
Tianqi Lithium forms JV with NIO's solid-state battery supplier WeLion - CnEVPost NIO is expected to receive a small batch of 150-kWh semi-solid-state batteries from WeLion in September and start using them in the fourth quarter, according to a previous media report.
State Grid reduces EV charging power during peak hours in some parts of China amid power crunch - CnEVPost — cnevpost.com Nearly 350,000 charging piles in Chongqing, Zhejiang and Hubei will be limited in charging power during the peak hours of 15:00-22:00.
CPCA expects China to see 520,000 retail sales of passenger NEVs in Aug, up 7% from July - CnEVPost In early August, some NEV prices rose again, but consumer enthusiasm was not significantly affected, the CPCA said.
China to extend NEV purchase tax exemption to end of 2023 - CnEVPost China will establish a coordination mechanism for the development of the NEV industry and will vigorously build charging piles.