CnEVPost Newsletter: NIO, XPeng, Li Auto announce March deliveries
NIO delivers 9,985 vehicles in March, up 37.6% year-on-year - CnEVPost — cnevpost.com NIO's flagship sedan, the ET7, saw 163 deliveries in March. The model's first delivery took place on March 28.
XPeng delivers 15,414 vehicles in March, up 202% year-on-year - CnEVPost XPeng delivered 9,183 units of its P7 flagship sedan in March, marking the first time deliveries of the model exceeded 9,000.
Li Auto delivers 11,034 vehicles in March, up 125% year-on-year - CnEVPost In the first quarter, Li Auto delivered a cumulative total of 31,716 vehicles, an increase of 152 percent year-on-year.
China considers allowing full US access to most firms' audits, report says - CnEVPost If the plan goes ahead, it would mark an unusual reversal by Beijing, potentially ending a decades-long dispute, Bloomberg reported.
NIO files for registration of multiple wine-related trademarks - CnEVPost The trademarks appear to be for NIO Life, which has previously put a lot of effort into the wine sector.
Zeekr delivers 1,795 units in March, down 38% from Feb - CnEVPost Zeekr blamed the decline on the Covid pandemic and the impact of chip supply, saying it expects deliveries to pick up significantly in April.
Leapmotor delivers 10,059 vehicles in March, up 909% year-on-year - CnEVPost Leapmotor delivered 10,059 vehicles in March, up 909 percent year-on-year and up 193 percent from February.
Neta delivers 12,026 vehicles in March, up 270% year-on-year - CnEVPost Neta's deliveries in March were the highest in its history and don't seem to have been hit by Covid or supply chain factors.
Voyah to raise prices of pure electric versions of Voyah FREE by about $1,580 - CnEVPost Dozens of Chinese EV makers announced plans to raise prices in March as raw material prices continued to rise sharply.
GAC Aion sells 20,317 vehicles in March, up 189% year-on-year - CnEVPost GAC Aion announced in February the completion of its plant expansion project, doubling its standard production capacity to 200,000 vehicles per year.
Beijing aims to have 2 million NEVs by 2025 - CnEVPost At the end of 2020, Beijing had 400,000 NEVs.
Official calls on multinational automakers to further expand investment in China - CnEVPost China's vice minister of commerce calls on multinational car companies to seize the opportunity to further expand their investment in China and improve the layout of the supply chain.
Chinese team's new research promises higher energy density for lithium batteries - CnEVPost A Chinese team has recently made key advances in the study of high-voltage electrolyte systems that are expected to allow lithium-ion batteries to achieve higher energy densities.