CnEVPost Newsletter: Taiwanese star Jimmy Lin injured in Tesla crash; CATL's M3P battery to roll out next year
Taiwanese star Jimmy Lin injured in Tesla crash - CnEVPost — cnevpost.com Lin was driving a Model X Long Range carrying his son when he unexpectedly lost control of the car and crashed into a road barrier, causing the white Tesla to catch fire on the spot, according to local media.
Tesla finishes Model Y production line upgrade at Shanghai plant, report says - CnEVPost After all the upgrades are completed, the annual production capacity of Tesla Giga Shanghai will be expanded to about 1.1-1.2 million units, according to local media.
BYD launches Yuan Plus EV in Costa Rica - CnEVPost The model's name in Costa Rica is the same as the Chinese version, unlike in other markets where the name Atto 3 is used.
BYD, Leapmotor reportedly in talks to take over GAC-Stellantis plant in Changsha - CnEVPost On July 18, Stellantis and GAC announced that they will terminate the joint venture GAC-Stellantis.
Li Auto warns of fraudulent digital currency, NFT offerings after NIO - CnEVPost Li Auto said the company has not issued any digital currencies or NFT digital collections to the public.
CATL's M3P battery to be put into use next year, says chief scientist - CnEVPost The M3P battery is based on a new material system developed by CATL and has a higher energy density than LFP batteries and a lower cost than ternary batteries.
CATL to invest up to $2.1 billion in new production base in Shandong province - CnEVPost CATL will work with Shandong to promote the development of the local new energy battery and materials, battery swap and energy storage industries, as well as the electrification of ships.
Zeekr teases Zeekr 009, confirms efforts in building electric MPV - CnEVPost It's the world's first "native" all-electric luxury MPV, a flagship model based on Geely's SEA architecture, Zeekr said.
Xiaomi poaches ex-Wuling marketing exec who rose to fame with Mini EV hit - CnEVPost Zhou Xing, formerly vice president of the sales arm of SAIC-GM-Wuling, will join Xiaomi Auto as head of marketing in August.
China's July retail sales of NEVs expected to be around 450,000 units, CPCA says - CnEVPost EV makers including NIO, Tesla and GAC Aion have further increased capacity and are expected to see increased production in the second half of the year, the CPCA said.