Gasgoo Daily: BYD launches Song PLUS DM-i, Yuan PLUS in Brazil
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BYD launches Song PLUS DM-i, Yuan PLUS in Brazil
BYD held a new product launch event in Sao Paulo, Brazil, recently, and officially launched two new energy vehicle (NEV) modes-the Song PLUS DM-i and Yuan PLUS-to the local market. In addition, BYD said it will start local production in Brazil, which would further display its aspiration to promote NEVs around the world.
Photo credit: BYD
First Ultium-powered Buick electric SUV to make debut in China at end of year
General Motors announced at the 2022 GM TECH DAY that the company plans to introduce the first Buick-branded full-size five-seater smart electric SUV riding on the Ultium platform by the end of 2022 to the Chinese market. The model is expected for delivery in the first half of 2023.
China’s passenger vehicle retails grow 8% YoY in 3rd week of November
In the third week of November (Nov.14-Nov.20), there were 367,000 passenger vehicles retailed across China, up 8% year on year and jumped 32% over the previous week, according to data compiled by the China Passenger Car Association.
Baidu’s six-generation mass-produced driverless vehicle, the Apollo RT6, will be powered by the new-generation blind spot detection LiDAR from Chinese supplier ZVision, the latter disclosed on November 23.
GAC Group has led the C2 financing round of local autonomous driving solution provider Holomatic, GAC AION announced on November 23.
Chinese new energy vehicle startup XPeng recently founded a battery subsidiary, which is regarded as part of efforts to start its battery self-supply deployment.
Chinese leading new energy vehicle (NEV) manufacturer BYD announced on Nov. 23 that it will raise the guidance prices of some NEV models under its Dynasty and Ocean series, and DENZA brand by 2,000 yuan to 6,000 yuan ($280-$840) per car. The price cut date and details on specific models will be released in a future statement.
Beijing Benz Automotive Co., Ltd. ("BBAC") and Baosteel signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Nov. 22 to jointly promote the application of cleaner raw materials in the manufacturing process of complete vehicles and build a green automotive steel supply chain, according to a post on BBAC's WeChat account.
On November 22, China’s tech giant Baidu released its unaudited financial results for the third quarter of 2022.
Bosch officially inaugurated the Bosch Cross-Domain Computing Solutions (Shanghai) R&D Center on November 22.
NIO announced via its WeChat account the first battery swapping stations co-developed with China National Offshore Oil Corporation ("CNOOC") officially started operation on Nov. 22 at the latter's service plaza on the G94 Pearl River Delta Ring Expressway.
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