Gasgoo Daily: Sales of BYD Han series surpass 200,000 units
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Sales of BYD Han series surpass 200,000 units
According to BYD’s latest sales results, the BYD Han lineup sold 13,421 vehicles in April, amounting to over 200,000 units cumulatively.
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May H1 PV retail volume drops 21% YoY in China: CPCA
In the second week of May, China’s daily averaged passenger vehicle retail volume reached 33,000 vehicles, down 22% year over year, but up 26% from April. From May 1st to May 15th, the national passenger vehicle retail volume amounted to 484,000 vehicles, declining 21% from a year ago, but climbing up 27% month on month, according to the China Passenger Car Association.
FAW Haima Automobile’s 7X-E electric MPV to hit market in Q3
The first battery-electric 7-seater MPV of FAW Haima Automobile will start presale in the second quarter of this year, and officially hit the market in the third quarter. The model adopts the 7X electric platform, offering 500km of range.
SVOLT Energy launches global incubator project
China’s major power battery player SVOLT Energy recently kicked off its “Xianfeng Industry Partner Recruitment”, providing the opportunity to incubate innovative technological projects for tech companies and university technical teams worldwide.
On May 18th, China’s autonomous driving developer QCraft introduced three core products, namely Longzhou Space, production-ready autonomous driving solution DBQ V4, and autonomous driving R&D toolchain QCraft Matrix, at the first QCRAFT DAY.
For the first quarter of 2022, there were 195,557 imported passenger vehicles (PVs) delivered across China, representing an 18.8% decrease year-over-year, according to Sinomach Automobile Co., Ltd., China's largest dealer of imported vehicles.
SAIC Motor’s ride-hailing arm, Xiangdao Chuxing has chosen Cerence Inc.’s onboard AI platform for its L4 Robotaxi service, Cerence Inc. announced on May 17th.
The U.S-based multinational engine manufacturer Cummins and Chongqing Machinery & Electric Co., Ltd. (“CQME”), a Chinese CV component supplier, together announced on May 17 the continuation of their joint-venture partnership, according to a post on Cummins’ WeChat account.
On May 18th, Beijing-based autonomous driving developer PhiGent Robotics announced the completion of its A financing round, raising $30 million in total.
DENZA, a premium auto brand majority-owned by BYD, received orders totaling 5,679 units of the D9 only 24 hours after presale of the fire new MPV model kicked off on May 16.
China is likely to issue another “cars going to the countryside” policy in June, according to China Securities Journal.
Jiangxi Ganfeng Lithium Co., Ltd. (“Ganfeng Lithium”), one of the world's top producers of battery-grade lithium, will gradually unleash the 2GWh production capacity of its first-generation solid-state battery this year, according to a document the company released earlier this year.
Chinese charging facility operator TELD recently signed strategic cooperation agreements with Greater Bay Technology (“GBT”) and the NEV startup EEZI respectively, aiming to speed up the deployment of its charging network, according to an announcement released by TGOOD, the parent company of TELD, on May 17.
On May 17th, China’s LiDAR supplier RoboSense announced its strategic cooperation with validation solution provider dSPACE, advancing LiDARs’ development and test validations in intelligent driving.
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