CnEVPost Newsletter: XPeng partners with car rental firm eHi; Rivian R1T spotted at Xiaomi's campus
XPeng partners with car rental firm eHi, delivers first vehicles for operations in 7 cities - CnEVPost — cnevpost.com The vehicles will first be put into operation this summer in seven cities - Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Tianjin, Hangzhou, Zhengzhou, Haikou and Sanya.
XPeng stock lags NIO and Li Auto, what's affecting investor sentiment? - CnEVPost XPeng is down 11 percent in the US this month, compared to NIO's 4 percent decline and Li Auto's 2 percent gain over the same period.
Fly at will: XPeng CEO shares latest video of HT Aero's flying vehicle test - CnEVPost The X2's controls feel right at the fingertips, and it will go wherever the driver wants it to go, according to XPeng CEO He Xiaopeng.
NIO Capital leads Pre-A round of funding for self-driving sanitation vehicle startup Yunchuang - CnEVPost In November 2021, Yunchuang launched five YC-200 driverless sweepers in Suzhou's Jinji Lake Scenic Spot, saving dozens of laborers.
Rivian R1T electric truck spotted at Xiaomi's campus in Beijing - CnEVPost It's not clear if Xiaomi intends to enter the pickup truck market in the future. China is currently easing restrictions on the movement of such vehicles in urban areas.
CATL settles lawsuit against Svolt Energy, wins about $740,000 in compensation - CnEVPost In February, CATL filed a lawsuit against Svolt Energy after nine former CATL employees joined two of the latter's affiliated companies.
Svolt Energy develops solid-state battery cells that will allow vehicles to reach over 1,000 km range - CnEVPost The cells have an energy density of 350-400 Wh/kg and has now successfully passed tests including pin prick and 200°C hot box tests, Svolt Energy said.
Chinese consumers' answer to slow deliveries: Order them all and let EV makers compete for production - CnEVPost Whoever can be the first to schedule production for an order will win.
SAIC to launch models with Horizon Robotics' Journey 5 chip in 2023 - CnEVPost SAIC's software arm SAIC Z-ONE will build a smart driving platform using two Journey 5 chips, which will be used in SAIC's models to be launched in 2023.
Didi reportedly faces over $1 billion in fines as yearlong investigation comes to end - CnEVPost Once the penalties are announced, the government plans to ease a previous ban on Didi from adding new users to its platform, according to the Wall Street Journal.