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CnEVPost Newsletter: NIO rumored to order vehicle carriers; XPeng said to develop batteries
NIO rumored to be planning to order vehicle carriers - CnEVPost — cnevpost.com In addition to BYD, several other Chinese automakers, including Chery and NIO, are reportedly planning to order vehicle carriers.
Why is NIO vulnerable to supply chain volatility? William Li responds - CnEVPost NIO's strategy of building to order and meeting different customer needs by offering individualized model options is facing more challenges in the current environment.
NIO's phone project progressing well, with teams in Shanghai and Shenzhen, says William Li - CnEVPost For users currently using Android-powered phones, they may not have to switch phones in a year, Li said, hinting that NIO's phone could be released within a year.
Premium luxury space: Tell me where NIO's competition comes from - CnEVPost Major headwinds to the competition faced by traditional luxury automakers as NIO master plans to dominate the premium luxury segment.
NIO's battery swap network completes initial coverage of Hubei province - CnEVPost NIO has 25 battery swap stations in Hubei province, connecting 16 cities and covering multiple highways.
NIO's supercharging network completes initial coverage of highways in Jilin, northeast China - CnEVPost NIO today put 10 supercharging stations into operation in Jilin, bringing its network of supercharging stations in the northeastern Chinese province to 35.
NIO supplier Innovusion sees 50,000th LiDAR roll off line - CnEVPost Innovusion's Falcon LiDAR is used in the sensing system of the NIO ET7, ES7 and ET5.
XPeng plans to develop its own batteries, report says - CnEVPost XPeng's battery R&D team is currently around 100 people, and the company already has a lot of communication with upstream raw material suppliers, according to local media.
XPeng winning back demand could take several quarters, says Deutsche Bank - CnEVPost The key to XPeng regaining relevance is winning back demand, and that could take several quarters, creating significant uncertainty heading into 2023.
Li Auto faces delivery delays due to core parts supply issues - CnEVPost Deliveries of the Li L9 Max are expected to be delayed by one week and the Li L8 Pro by 2-3 weeks.
Changan's EV brand Shenlan acts as China's NEV subsidies expire in a month - CnEVPost Shenlan is currently offering only the Shenlan SL03, which has an electric version, an extended-range version and a version with a hydrogen fuel cell.
Thai EV firm reportedly plans to buy 150,000 EVs from Chinese startup Aiways - CnEVPost This is the biggest partnership so far reached by a new Chinese car maker overseas, local media said.
Chinese auto chip maker SemiDrive closes $140 million Series B+ financing - CnEVPost SemiDrive currently has four series of products with an annual output of one million chips.