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CnEVPost Newsletter: Suspected NIO ET5 spy photos; NIO battery swap station forced demolition drama
First spy shots suspected to be of NIO ET5 revealed two months before its unveiling - CnEVPost — cnevpost.com Rumors suggest that the ET5 could be the perfect NIO model, with dimensions that will be close to the XPeng P7 and significantly larger than the Tesla Model 3.
NIO signs deal to turn its swap stations into distributed photovoltaic power plants - CnEVPost By the time NIO reaches its goal of having 3,000 swap stations in China by 2025, the total capacity of these facilities will be 300MW of PV power.
NIO's only swap station in central Chinese city Kaifeng faces rare forced demolition - CnEVPost This is the first time a local authority has forcibly tried to dismantle the facility at a time when its construction was supported by national policy.
ET7's electric drive system reportedly may come to all NIO models - CnEVPost NIO has equipped the ET7 with a second-generation electric drive system that uses SiC technology to achieve more powerful performance.
XPeng says P5 sedan rolling off line in volume, first deliveries to be made at end of this month - CnEVPost XPeng said the P5 sedan will be delivered to its first owners at the end of October. Notably, 244 units of the model had already been delivered in September.
XPeng is expected to announce more information about its flying car, replenishment facilities and the City NGP.
Huawei, VW reportedly plan to form JV to focus on self-driving technology - CnEVPost — cnevpost.com The establishment of the joint venture is progressing apace, with the aim of providing solutions to VW as a supplier.
Leap Motor to begin deliveries of its flagship SUV C11 on Oct 22 - CnEVPost The model starts at about $25,000 and has a 0-100 km acceleration time as short as less than 5 seconds.
Volkswagen ID.3 will be officially launched in China on Oct 22 - CnEVPost Volkswagen's ID. series saw 10,126 deliveries in China in September, and the launch of the ID.3 is expected to further boost that performance.