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Gasgoo Daily: Tesla to upgrade battery pack for China-made Model 3

Gabriella From Gasgoo| June 29 , 2023 17:23 BJT

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Tesla to upgrade battery pack for China-made Model 3

According to insider sources, the upcoming revised version of the Tesla Model 3 in China will see a battery upgrade, particularly for the base Model 3 RWD variant, which will increase its capacity from 60kWh to 66kWh and adopt CATL's new M3P LFP battery. Additionally, the 66kWh battery pack will not only be used in the updated Model 3 but will also be part of a platform solution, potentially for future revisions of the Model Y in China.

Gasgoo Daily: Tesla to upgrade battery pack for China-made Model 3

Model 3; photo credit: Tesla

FAW Jiefang completes ignition of ammonia-hydrogen fusion direct injection zero-carbon engine

On June 28, FAW Jiefang conducted the ignition ceremony for its ammonia-hydrogen fusion direct injection zero-carbon engine in Changchun, Jilin Province, marking another groundbreaking solution for sustainable development and zero-carbon power transformation in commercial vehicle traditional powertrains.

ARCFOX KAOLA makes debut at 22nd CBME Children Baby Maternity Expo

The 22nd CBME Children Baby Maternity Expo commenced at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC) Shanghai on June 28. Making its first appearance at this industry event was ARCFOX's KAOLA, a dedicated electric vehicle model for baby-care scenarios, marking the debut of a Chinese automotive brand at the CBME.

Chinese X-by-wire product developer AcMotion closes angel funding round

AcMotion, a Chinese automotive X-by-wire product developer, recently announced the completion of its angel round financing in June. The investment was from CWB Capital and the Mingyue Lake International Smart Industry Innovation Park.

AITO's M5 Intelligent Driving Edition to open NCA function in five cities in July

AITO, the premium new energy vehicle brand jointly developed by SERES and Huawei, will introduce the NCA (Navigation Cruise Assistance) smart driving function for the M5 Intelligent Driving Edition in five cities next month, said Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei's Intelligent Automotive Solution Business Unit.

Wuling NEV launches new brand LINXYS dedicated to new energy commercial vehicles

On Jun. 28, Liuzhou Wuling New Energy Vehicle Co., Ltd. (referred to as “Wuling NEV”), which is affiliate to Wuling Motors Holdings, launched its fire new brand “LINXYS”, with the brand’s first model, dubbed LINXYS Gold Truck (“Huangjin Ka”in Chinese Pinyin), hitting the market at the same time.

CATL, Changan Auto’s joint venture established for battery production, sales

According to Qichacha, a Chinese corporate database, CATL Changan Power Battery Co., Ltd. (referred to as “CATL Changan”) was incorporated on Jun. 28 with a registered capital of 1.5 billion yuan.

AVATR to kick off subscription for ADS Package on Jun. 30

AVATR, the new energy vehicle brand jointly supported by Changan Automobile, Huawei, and CATL, recently announced that the ADS (Advanced Driving System) premium package will be available for subscription to all users starting from June 30.

BYD, ATL Automotive join hands to promote new energy passenger vehicles in Caribbean region

BYD and ATL Automotive have officially announced their collaboration to drive the advancement of electric transportation in the Caribbean region. The partnership was revealed in Kingston, Jamaica, on June 26, according to a post on BYD’s WeChat account.

GAC AION announces foray into Thai auto market

On June 28, GAC AION, the new energy vehicle subsidiary of GAC Group, signed a memorandum of cooperation at the 2023 Thai-Chinese Business and Commerce Conference. This announcement marked GAC AION's official entry into the Thai market, signaling the beginning of the globalization of the AION brand.

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