Gasgoo Daily: XPeng to launch new “species”; WM Motor August sales up by 111%
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XPeng to launch new “species”
XPeng Motor announced via its official Wechat account that it will launch new intelligent “species” tomorrow.
Photo credit: XPeng
WM Motor August sales up by 111%
WM Motor sold 4,346 new vehicles in August, representing an increase of 111% year on year. For the first eight months of this year, the automaker’s total sales more than doubled to 24,038 vehicles.
Weichai finishes layout in fuel cell batteries
Weichai Power said it has finished a comprehensive layout in the core technologies of fuel cell batteries. Its products, covering a range of 50kW to 160kW, have been launched to the market consecutively.
China NEV sales account for nearly half of global NEV sales
China’s new energy vehicle (NEV) sales accounted for 48% of the world’s NEV sales for the first seven months of this year while July NEV sales in China took up 53% of the world’s total sales, according to Cui Dongshu, secretary general of the China Passenger Car Association.
Former Bentley design head named as Geely’s design VP
Geely Auto announced that Stefan Sielaff, former design head of Bentley brand, will serve as its executive vice president of design.
Last month, Honda’s new vehicle deliveries in China declined 38.3% from a year ago to 91,694 units, 17.4 percentage points more than that of the previous month. Out of the vehicles sold last month, 17,376 vehicles were powered by the automaker’s Sport Hybrid high-efficient powertrain systems with dual motors.
BYD Company Limited (BYD) sold 68,531 new vehicles in August, logging an 86.32% year-on-year surge and a 19.37% month-on-month growth, according to the company's latest monthly sales results.
Dongfeng Motor Group's year-to-date sales volume by the end of August 2021 was 2.1286 million vehicles, indicating a 7% increase year on year, according to the motor group.
Preliminary statistics show that China’s auto sales and production output are expected to surpass 16 million units for the first eight months of this year, up by 10% from a year ago. Total volume of automobiles exported from January to July was 1 million units, more than doubled by 124% year on year. The cumulative sales and output of new energy vehicles (NEVs) are likely to be tripled for the first eight months, to over 1.7 million units with a market share of over 10%, the vice-minister added.
NIO's first NIO House in Norway will start business on September 23 in the country's capital Oslo, and the price of the NIO ES8 sold to Norwegian consumers will be announced at the same time, Qin Lihong, co-founder and president of NIO, said on Sept. 5.
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