CnEVPost Newsletter: NIO, XPeng deliveries; 10 predictions for smart car industry
NIO delivered record 8,083 vehicles in June - CnEVPost — cnevpost.com Chinese electric car company NIO delivered a record 8,083 vehicles in June, up 116.1 percent from a year earlier.
NIO begins offering users benefits promised by Power North plan - CnEVPost As of July 1, NIO has completed a total of 11 battery swap stations, 15 supercharging stations and 17 destination charging stations in the eight regions, it said.
NIO president says no models priced below $46,460 in short term, will announce new one around year-end - CnEVPost NIO will not launch models priced below RMB 300,000 ($46,460) in the short term, Qin Lihong said, adding that if a low-end product is launched in the future, it will perhaps be sold under a sub-brand.
NIO rumored to have hired Huawei's smart driving president, EV maker denies - CnEVPost Su previously worked at Huawei's HiSilicon chip unit, where he led the development of Huawei's Da Vinci AI chip architecture, and currently serves as president and chief architect of Huawei's automotive BU smart driving product line.
XPeng delivered record 6,565 vehicles in June, up over six times year-on-year - CnEVPost XPeng Motors delivered a record 6,565 vehicles in June, up 15 percent sequentially from 5,686 in May and up 617 percent year-over-year.
Li Auto App bug doesn't allow owner to drop control of vehicle even if it's sold - CnEVPost For Li Auto owners if they sell their vehicles, they must also ask the new owner to link the Li Auto app to the vehicle, otherwise, the original owner will keep receiving notifications of the vehicle's information.
Deutsche Bank cuts global delivery expectations for Tesla ahead of data release - CnEVPost Emmanuel Rosner said he lowered the estimate for Tesla's deliveries in the second quarter to 200,000 units from 207,000 in reaction to softer China volumes.
Chinese analysts give their 10 predictions for smart car industry - CnEVPost The rapid growth of the new energy vehicle industry has put China on the edge of a new technological revolution. What does this mean for investors? What trends are coming?
Leap Motor delivered 3,941 units in June, up 893% year-on-year - CnEVPost Chinese electric vehicle startup Leap Motor delivered 3,941 units in June, up 893 percent year-on-year and up 23 percent from May.
Baidu wins $14.2 million self-driving bus project in central Chinese city of Zhengzhou - CnEVPost Chinese tech giant Baidu's acceleration of the commercialization of its self-driving unit Apollo is bearing fruit.
Dongfeng Motor's premium EV brand Voyah's first production vehicle rolls off line - CnEVPost Its competitors include the Li ONE, NIO ES6, and Tesla Model Y.
CATL battery adoption increased 272% year-on-year in Jan-May, report says - CnEVPost CATL's battery installations from January to May reached 27.6 GWh, with a global market share of 31.2 percent, 9.8 percentage points higher than the 22 percent of the same period last year, the data shows.
SAIC chairman rules out using Huawei's self-driving technology - CnEVPost "It's like a company providing us with a complete solution so that it becomes the soul and SAIC becomes the body. Such a result is unacceptable to SAIC, and we want to take the soul into our own hands."
Auto chip supply expected to improve significantly from July, China's auto association says - CnEVPost In terms of auto production, the improvement in chip supply should be evident in August, the CPCA said, adding that the chip problem should be largely resolved by September as more capacity is released.
China has built 118 hydrogen refueling stations - CnEVPost By the end of 2020, China had built 118 hydrogen refueling stations in total, with 167 under construction or planned, according to a recently released report.