CnEVPost Newsletter: NIO, XPeng, Li Auto announce Feb deliveries
NIO delivers 6,131 vehicles in Feb, up 9.9% year-on-year - CnEVPost — cnevpost.com NIO suspended production at the NIO-JAC plant during the Chinese New Year holiday from January 31 to February 1 and adjusted the production line to prepare for the delivery of ET7 in March.
NIO to report Q4 earnings on March 24 after US stock market close - CnEVPost NIO previously guided for fourth quarter revenue of RMB 9.38 billion to RMB 10.11 billion, representing growth of about 41.2 percent to 52.2 percent over the same period in 2020.
NIO donates RMB 500,000 to Chinese journalists association - CnEVPost The ACJA's assistance program was established eight years ago and has provided aid to a total of 371 editors and journalists.
XPeng delivers 6,225 vehicles in Feb, up 180% year-on-year - CnEVPost The delivery volume was down 51.7 percent from January, mainly due to an upgrade of XPeng's Zhaoqing plant during the Chinese New Year holiday.
Li Auto delivers 8,414 vehicles in Feb, up 265.8% year-on-year - CnEVPost Production at Li Auto was affected by a shortage of parts due to the Chinese New Year holiday and the Covid-19 outbreak in Suzhou, the company said.
TeslaMic is so popular in China that it is facing big capacity shortfall - CnEVPost Tesla will again offer a limited number of TeslaMic in China starting at 8 pm Beijing time on March 1, saying its capacity has failed to meet expectations due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
Zeekr delivers 2,916 vehicles in Feb, down 17.4% from Jan - CnEVPost Zeekr has delivered a total of 12,453 Zeekr 001s since deliveries began in October last year.
Leap Motor delivers 3,435 vehicles in Feb, up 447% year-on-year - CnEVPost This was down 57.5 percent from 8,085 units in January, which the company blamed on the Chinese New Year holiday.
Neta delivers 7,117 vehicles in Feb, up 255% year-on-year - CnEVPost This is a 35 percent decrease from 11,009 vehicles in January. Neta now offers three models in China, most starting at less than 100,000 yuan.
Neta unveils smart driving system TA Pilot - CnEVPost TA Pilot 4.0, which will be available in Neta's flagship sedan Neta S, features the MDC 610 chip from Huawei, as well as LiDARs supplied by Huawei.
GAC Aion sells 8,526 units in Feb, up 163% year-on-year - CnEVPost That's down 46.8 percent from 16,031 units in January, which the company blamed on the Chinese New Year holiday and the impact of capacity expansion at its plant.
HiPhi becomes latest Chinese EV startup to use large die-casting technology - CnEVPost Human Horizons, the owner of the HiPhi brand, announced that it has rolled off the production line for an integrated, large die-cast rear body structure based on a giant 7,200-ton die-casting machine.
Baidu's Robotaxi platform Apollo Go sees its order volume double in Q4 - CnEVPost In the fourth quarter of last year, Baidu's Robotaxi platform Apollo Go saw about 213,000 orders for manned rides, an increase of nearly 100 percent from the third quarter.
Chinese solid-state battery startup QingTao's 10 GWh project begins construction - CnEVPost The project has a total investment of RMB 5 billion ($790 million) and is expected to generate an annual output of RMB 10 billion after production.
Battery maker Sunwoda plans to build new 30 GWh facility - CnEVPost Sunwoda plans to invest about RMB 12 billion ($1.9 billion) to build a 30 GWh power battery production facility in Zhuhai, Guangdong province.