CnEVPost Newsletter: NIO to boost presence in Norway; XPeng CEO highlights chip shortage with hilarious video
NIO to boost presence in Norway with new NIO Houses and swap stations - CnEVPost — cnevpost.com NIO's second NIO House in Norway is expected to open in the third quarter, one year after the opening of NIO's first showroom in the country.
NIO becomes first automaker in China to use Honeywell's refrigerant with ultra-low global warming potential - CnEVPost Honeywell's HFO-1234yf refrigerant has a GWP of less than 1, a 99.9% reduction compared to HFC refrigerants currently used in the Chinese market.
XPeng CEO highlights chip shortage with hilarious video - CnEVPost XPeng CEO uses a KFC giveaway that went viral in China to express that the automotive industry is facing an ongoing chip shortage.
JAC will equip some of its models with chips from NIO Capital's portfolio firm Black Sesame - CnEVPost JAC and Black Sesame will build an intelligent driving platform based on the latter's HuaShan-2 A1000 autonomous driving computing chip for the Sehol family of vehicles.
Chinese electric sports car maker Qiantu's second model, K20, will soon start pre-sale - CnEVPost The Qiantu K20 weighs as little as 780 kilograms and can accelerate from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in 4.7 seconds.
Baidu's Robotaxi platform Apollo Go provides 196,000 rides in Q1, up over 11 times from a year ago - CnEVPost Baidu's Apollo Go continues to solidify its global leadership position, despite Covid's resurgence in China posing a challenge to local companies' operations.
SAIC-GM-Wuling to assemble its mini EVs in Indonesia - CnEVPost The exported models are based on the GSEV architecture and will be assembled and produced at SAIC-GM-Wuling's Indonesian subsidiary.
Shenzhen issues measures to boost consumption, including NEVs - CnEVPost Shenzhen will increase the availability of quotas for regular cars and provide subsidies to consumers who buy NEVs.
Further Reading: Why is Mobileye losing in China? - CnEVPost Mobileye has a business model that doesn't fit today's Chinese market, this article says.