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Gasgoo Daily: BYD secures nearly 20% share in Japan's imported battery electric vehicle market in Jan.

Monika From Gasgoo| February 08 , 2024 19:14 BJT

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BYD secures nearly 20% share in Japan's imported battery electric vehicle market in Jan.

In January, BYD made a significant impact on Japan's imported battery electric vehicle market, capturing nearly 20% of the share. According to the latest data from the Japan Automobile Importers Association (JAIA), pure electric vehicle imports in Japan experienced an 11% year-on-year growth in January 2024, reaching a total of 1,186 units and maintaining a growth trend for the second consecutive month.

Gasgoo Daily: BYD secures nearly 20% share in Japan's imported battery electric vehicle market in Jan.

BYD Seal to go on sale in Japan in 2024; photo credit: BYD

Notably, BYD achieved an outstanding six-fold increase in monthly sales in Japan compared to the previous year, securing the second position in Japan's imported battery electric vehicle market.

Z-ONE Tech, Shanghai Jiao Tong University inaugurate joint R&D Center for intelligent connected vehicle technology

On February 8, Z-ONE Tech, SAIC Motor’s software subsidiary,​‌‌​​‌​‌⁠​‌‌‌​‌​‌⁠​‌‌‌​​​‌⁠​‌​​​‌‌​⁠​‌‌‌‌​‌​⁠​‌​​‌‌​​⁠​‌‌​‌‌‌‌⁠​‌​​‌‌‌​⁠​‌​​‌​‌​⁠​‌‌​‌‌‌​⁠​‌​​‌​‌​⁠​‌‌​‌‌‌‌⁠​‌​​​‌​​⁠​‌‌​​‌‌​⁠​​‌‌‌​​‌⁠​‌​‌​‌‌​⁠​‌​‌​​‌​⁠​‌‌​​​‌‌⁠​‌​​‌‌‌‌⁠​‌‌‌​‌​​⁠​‌‌‌‌​​‌⁠​​‌‌​‌​‌⁠​‌​​‌‌​‌⁠​‌‌​‌​‌​⁠​‌‌‌​‌​‌⁠​‌‌‌​​‌‌⁠​‌‌‌‌​‌​⁠​‌‌‌‌​​‌⁠​‌‌​‌​‌‌⁠​​‌‌​‌​​⁠​‌‌​‌​​​⁠​​‌‌​​‌‌⁠​‌‌​‌​​​⁠​‌​​‌​‌‌⁠​‌‌‌​‌‌‌⁠​‌​​‌‌​‌⁠​‌​​​‌‌​⁠​‌​​‌​​‌⁠​​‌​‌‌‌‌⁠​​‌‌​‌​‌⁠​​‌‌‌​​‌⁠​‌‌​‌​​‌⁠​​‌​‌‌‌‌⁠​‌​​‌​‌‌⁠​‌​​​‌‌‌⁠​​‌​‌‌‌‌⁠​‌‌​‌‌‌​⁠​‌‌‌‌​​​⁠​​‌​‌​‌‌⁠​‌​‌​​​​⁠​‌​​​​​‌⁠​‌​​​‌‌‌⁠​‌​​‌‌​​⁠​‌​​​‌​​⁠​​‌‌​‌​​⁠​‌​‌​​​‌⁠​‌‌​​‌​​⁠​‌‌‌​‌​​⁠​‌​​‌​​​⁠​‌‌​‌​‌‌⁠​‌‌‌​​​​⁠​‌‌​​‌​‌⁠​‌‌​‌​‌‌⁠​‌‌​​‌‌​⁠​‌​‌​​‌‌⁠​‌​​‌​​​⁠​‌‌‌‌​​​⁠​‌​​‌‌‌‌⁠​​‌‌​‌​‌⁠​​‌‌‌​​​⁠​‌​‌‌​​‌⁠​‌‌‌​‌​​⁠​‌‌​‌​​​⁠​‌‌​​‌‌​⁠​​‌​‌​‌‌⁠​‌​​​‌​​⁠​‌​​‌‌​‌⁠​‌​‌‌​‌​⁠​‌​‌​‌​​⁠​‌​​​‌‌​⁠​‌‌​‌‌​​⁠​‌‌‌​‌​​⁠​​‌‌‌​​​⁠​‌‌​‌​‌​⁠​‌​‌​‌‌‌⁠​‌‌​‌​‌‌⁠​‌​​‌‌‌​⁠​‌‌‌​​​‌⁠​‌‌​​‌​​⁠​​‌‌​​‌‌⁠​‌​‌​‌​​⁠​‌‌​‌​‌​⁠​​‌‌​‌​‌⁠​‌‌​​‌‌​⁠​‌‌​‌​​​⁠​​‌‌​​‌​⁠​‌​‌​‌‌​⁠​‌‌​‌​​​⁠​‌‌‌‌​​​⁠​‌‌‌​​​​⁠​‌​‌​​​​⁠​‌‌​‌​​‌⁠​‌‌​‌‌​​⁠​‌‌​​‌​‌⁠​​‌‌​‌‌‌⁠​​‌‌​‌​‌⁠​‌‌‌​‌‌‌⁠​​‌‌‌‌​‌ and Shanghai Jiao Tong University officially inaugurated the Joint Research and Development Center for Intelligent Connected Vehicle Technology. Leveraging this collaborative center, both parties aim to align with cutting-edge technological advancements, establishing a cooperative platform for "research and innovation" and "talent cultivation." Together, they aspire to create a pivotal entity for the transformation of technological achievements in the field of intelligent connected vehicles,​‌‌​​‌​‌⁠​‌‌‌​‌​‌⁠​‌‌‌​​​‌⁠​‌​​​‌‌​⁠​‌‌‌‌​‌​⁠​‌​​‌‌​​⁠​‌‌​‌‌‌‌⁠​‌​​‌‌‌​⁠​‌​​‌​‌​⁠​‌‌​‌‌‌​⁠​‌​​‌​‌​⁠​‌‌​‌‌‌‌⁠​‌​​​‌​​⁠​‌‌​​‌‌​⁠​​‌‌‌​​‌⁠​‌​‌​‌‌​⁠​‌​‌​​‌​⁠​‌‌​​​‌‌⁠​‌​​‌‌‌‌⁠​‌‌‌​‌​​⁠​‌‌‌‌​​‌⁠​​‌‌​‌​‌⁠​‌​​‌‌​‌⁠​‌‌​‌​‌​⁠​‌‌‌​‌​‌⁠​‌‌‌​​‌‌⁠​‌‌‌‌​‌​⁠​‌‌‌‌​​‌⁠​‌‌​‌​‌‌⁠​​‌‌​‌​​⁠​‌‌​‌​​​⁠​​‌‌​​‌‌⁠​‌‌​‌​​​⁠​‌​​‌​‌‌⁠​‌‌‌​‌‌‌⁠​‌​​‌‌​‌⁠​‌​​​‌‌​⁠​‌​​‌​​‌⁠​​‌​‌‌‌‌⁠​​‌‌​‌​‌⁠​​‌‌‌​​‌⁠​‌‌​‌​​‌⁠​​‌​‌‌‌‌⁠​‌​​‌​‌‌⁠​‌​​​‌‌‌⁠​​‌​‌‌‌‌⁠​‌‌​‌‌‌​⁠​‌‌‌‌​​​⁠​​‌​‌​‌‌⁠​‌​‌​​​​⁠​‌​​​​​‌⁠​‌​​​‌‌‌⁠​‌​​‌‌​​⁠​‌​​​‌​​⁠​​‌‌​‌​​⁠​‌​‌​​​‌⁠​‌‌​​‌​​⁠​‌‌‌​‌​​⁠​‌​​‌​​​⁠​‌‌​‌​‌‌⁠​‌‌‌​​​​⁠​‌‌​​‌​‌⁠​‌‌​‌​‌‌⁠​‌‌​​‌‌​⁠​‌​‌​​‌‌⁠​‌​​‌​​​⁠​‌‌‌‌​​​⁠​‌​​‌‌‌‌⁠​​‌‌​‌​‌⁠​​‌‌‌​​​⁠​‌​‌‌​​‌⁠​‌‌‌​‌​​⁠​‌‌​‌​​​⁠​‌‌​​‌‌​⁠​​‌​‌​‌‌⁠​‌​​​‌​​⁠​‌​​‌‌​‌⁠​‌​‌‌​‌​⁠​‌​‌​‌​​⁠​‌​​​‌‌​⁠​‌‌​‌‌​​⁠​‌‌‌​‌​​⁠​​‌‌‌​​​⁠​‌‌​‌​‌​⁠​‌​‌​‌‌‌⁠​‌‌​‌​‌‌⁠​‌​​‌‌‌​⁠​‌‌‌​​​‌⁠​‌‌​​‌​​⁠​​‌‌​​‌‌⁠​‌​‌​‌​​⁠​‌‌​‌​‌​⁠​​‌‌​‌​‌⁠​‌‌​​‌‌​⁠​‌‌​‌​​​⁠​​‌‌​​‌​⁠​‌​‌​‌‌​⁠​‌‌​‌​​​⁠​‌‌‌‌​​​⁠​‌‌‌​​​​⁠​‌​‌​​​​⁠​‌‌​‌​​‌⁠​‌‌​‌‌​​⁠​‌‌​​‌​‌⁠​​‌‌​‌‌‌⁠​​‌‌​‌​‌⁠​‌‌‌​‌‌‌⁠​​‌‌‌‌​‌ fostering a collaborative innovation hub for industry,​‌‌​​‌​‌⁠​‌‌‌​‌​‌⁠​‌‌‌​​​‌⁠​‌​​​‌‌​⁠​‌‌‌‌​‌​⁠​‌​​‌‌​​⁠​‌‌​‌‌‌‌⁠​‌​​‌‌‌​⁠​‌​​‌​‌​⁠​‌‌​‌‌‌​⁠​‌​​‌​‌​⁠​‌‌​‌‌‌‌⁠​‌​​​‌​​⁠​‌‌​​‌‌​⁠​​‌‌‌​​‌⁠​‌​‌​‌‌​⁠​‌​‌​​‌​⁠​‌‌​​​‌‌⁠​‌​​‌‌‌‌⁠​‌‌‌​‌​​⁠​‌‌‌‌​​‌⁠​​‌‌​‌​‌⁠​‌​​‌‌​‌⁠​‌‌​‌​‌​⁠​‌‌‌​‌​‌⁠​‌‌‌​​‌‌⁠​‌‌‌‌​‌​⁠​‌‌‌‌​​‌⁠​‌‌​‌​‌‌⁠​​‌‌​‌​​⁠​‌‌​‌​​​⁠​​‌‌​​‌‌⁠​‌‌​‌​​​⁠​‌​​‌​‌‌⁠​‌‌‌​‌‌‌⁠​‌​​‌‌​‌⁠​‌​​​‌‌​⁠​‌​​‌​​‌⁠​​‌​‌‌‌‌⁠​​‌‌​‌​‌⁠​​‌‌‌​​‌⁠​‌‌​‌​​‌⁠​​‌​‌‌‌‌⁠​‌​​‌​‌‌⁠​‌​​​‌‌‌⁠​​‌​‌‌‌‌⁠​‌‌​‌‌‌​⁠​‌‌‌‌​​​⁠​​‌​‌​‌‌⁠​‌​‌​​​​⁠​‌​​​​​‌⁠​‌​​​‌‌‌⁠​‌​​‌‌​​⁠​‌​​​‌​​⁠​​‌‌​‌​​⁠​‌​‌​​​‌⁠​‌‌​​‌​​⁠​‌‌‌​‌​​⁠​‌​​‌​​​⁠​‌‌​‌​‌‌⁠​‌‌‌​​​​⁠​‌‌​​‌​‌⁠​‌‌​‌​‌‌⁠​‌‌​​‌‌​⁠​‌​‌​​‌‌⁠​‌​​‌​​​⁠​‌‌‌‌​​​⁠​‌​​‌‌‌‌⁠​​‌‌​‌​‌⁠​​‌‌‌​​​⁠​‌​‌‌​​‌⁠​‌‌‌​‌​​⁠​‌‌​‌​​​⁠​‌‌​​‌‌​⁠​​‌​‌​‌‌⁠​‌​​​‌​​⁠​‌​​‌‌​‌⁠​‌​‌‌​‌​⁠​‌​‌​‌​​⁠​‌​​​‌‌​⁠​‌‌​‌‌​​⁠​‌‌‌​‌​​⁠​​‌‌‌​​​⁠​‌‌​‌​‌​⁠​‌​‌​‌‌‌⁠​‌‌​‌​‌‌⁠​‌​​‌‌‌​⁠​‌‌‌​​​‌⁠​‌‌​​‌​​⁠​​‌‌​​‌‌⁠​‌​‌​‌​​⁠​‌‌​‌​‌​⁠​​‌‌​‌​‌⁠​‌‌​​‌‌​⁠​‌‌​‌​​​⁠​​‌‌​​‌​⁠​‌​‌​‌‌​⁠​‌‌​‌​​​⁠​‌‌‌‌​​​⁠​‌‌‌​​​​⁠​‌​‌​​​​⁠​‌‌​‌​​‌⁠​‌‌​‌‌​​⁠​‌‌​​‌​‌⁠​​‌‌​‌‌‌⁠​​‌‌​‌​‌⁠​‌‌‌​‌‌‌⁠​​‌‌‌‌​‌ academia, research, and practical applications.

IAT Automotive, Yazaki China set up joint venture

On February 8, IAT Automobile Technology Co., Ltd. and Yazaki (China) Investment Corporation signed a letter of intent to establish a joint venture. The collaboration aims to leverage synergies through strong cooperation and innovative approaches. Initially focusing on collaborative efforts in the high-voltage electric system core technology of the new energy vehicle industry, the partners plan to jointly conduct R&D, tapping into a united global sales network to seize a prominent position in the global market for high-voltage electric systems.

China's new energy passenger car sales in Jan. surge YoY but fall MoM: CPCA

BYD announced on Feb. 6 it had officially launched its latest all-electric model, the Seagull, for the Jordanian market. This introduction marks a significant stride in BYD's efforts to diversify its product offerings within the passenger car segment in Jordan.

SAIC Motor's new energy vehicle sales in Jan. 2024 surge 99.68% YoY

SAIC Motor announced on Feb. 8 its monthly auto sales reached 244,​‌‌​​‌​‌⁠​‌‌‌​‌​‌⁠​‌‌‌​​​‌⁠​‌​​​‌‌​⁠​‌‌‌‌​‌​⁠​‌​​‌‌​​⁠​‌‌​‌‌‌‌⁠​‌​​‌‌‌​⁠​‌​​‌​‌​⁠​‌‌​‌‌‌​⁠​‌​​‌​‌​⁠​‌‌​‌‌‌‌⁠​‌​​​‌​​⁠​‌‌​​‌‌​⁠​​‌‌‌​​‌⁠​‌​‌​‌‌​⁠​‌​‌​​‌​⁠​‌‌​​​‌‌⁠​‌​​‌‌‌‌⁠​‌‌‌​‌​​⁠​‌‌‌‌​​‌⁠​​‌‌​‌​‌⁠​‌​​‌‌​‌⁠​‌‌​‌​‌​⁠​‌‌‌​‌​‌⁠​‌‌‌​​‌‌⁠​‌‌‌‌​‌​⁠​‌‌‌‌​​‌⁠​‌‌​‌​‌‌⁠​​‌‌​‌​​⁠​‌‌​‌​​​⁠​​‌‌​​‌‌⁠​‌‌​‌​​​⁠​‌​​‌​‌‌⁠​‌‌‌​‌‌‌⁠​‌​​‌‌​‌⁠​‌​​​‌‌​⁠​‌​​‌​​‌⁠​​‌​‌‌‌‌⁠​​‌‌​‌​‌⁠​​‌‌‌​​‌⁠​‌‌​‌​​‌⁠​​‌​‌‌‌‌⁠​‌​​‌​‌‌⁠​‌​​​‌‌‌⁠​​‌​‌‌‌‌⁠​‌‌​‌‌‌​⁠​‌‌‌‌​​​⁠​​‌​‌​‌‌⁠​‌​‌​​​​⁠​‌​​​​​‌⁠​‌​​​‌‌‌⁠​‌​​‌‌​​⁠​‌​​​‌​​⁠​​‌‌​‌​​⁠​‌​‌​​​‌⁠​‌‌​​‌​​⁠​‌‌‌​‌​​⁠​‌​​‌​​​⁠​‌‌​‌​‌‌⁠​‌‌‌​​​​⁠​‌‌​​‌​‌⁠​‌‌​‌​‌‌⁠​‌‌​​‌‌​⁠​‌​‌​​‌‌⁠​‌​​‌​​​⁠​‌‌‌‌​​​⁠​‌​​‌‌‌‌⁠​​‌‌​‌​‌⁠​​‌‌‌​​​⁠​‌​‌‌​​‌⁠​‌‌‌​‌​​⁠​‌‌​‌​​​⁠​‌‌​​‌‌​⁠​​‌​‌​‌‌⁠​‌​​​‌​​⁠​‌​​‌‌​‌⁠​‌​‌‌​‌​⁠​‌​‌​‌​​⁠​‌​​​‌‌​⁠​‌‌​‌‌​​⁠​‌‌‌​‌​​⁠​​‌‌‌​​​⁠​‌‌​‌​‌​⁠​‌​‌​‌‌‌⁠​‌‌​‌​‌‌⁠​‌​​‌‌‌​⁠​‌‌‌​​​‌⁠​‌‌​​‌​​⁠​​‌‌​​‌‌⁠​‌​‌​‌​​⁠​‌‌​‌​‌​⁠​​‌‌​‌​‌⁠​‌‌​​‌‌​⁠​‌‌​‌​​​⁠​​‌‌​​‌​⁠​‌​‌​‌‌​⁠​‌‌​‌​​​⁠​‌‌‌‌​​​⁠​‌‌‌​​​​⁠​‌​‌​​​​⁠​‌‌​‌​​‌⁠​‌‌​‌‌​​⁠​‌‌​​‌​‌⁠​​‌‌​‌‌‌⁠​​‌‌​‌​‌⁠​‌‌‌​‌‌‌⁠​​‌‌‌‌​‌916 units in the first month of 2024, edging up 2.9% from the previous year.

Of the vehicles the group sold last month, 64,338 units were new energy vehicles, representing a robust year-on-year surge of 99.68%.

China's power battery installed capacity in Jan. 2024 shoots up 100.2% YoY, but falls 32.6% MoM

In January 2024, China's installed capacity of power batteries reached 32.3GWh,​‌‌​​‌​‌⁠​‌‌‌​‌​‌⁠​‌‌‌​​​‌⁠​‌​​​‌‌​⁠​‌‌‌‌​‌​⁠​‌​​‌‌​​⁠​‌‌​‌‌‌‌⁠​‌​​‌‌‌​⁠​‌​​‌​‌​⁠​‌‌​‌‌‌​⁠​‌​​‌​‌​⁠​‌‌​‌‌‌‌⁠​‌​​​‌​​⁠​‌‌​​‌‌​⁠​​‌‌‌​​‌⁠​‌​‌​‌‌​⁠​‌​‌​​‌​⁠​‌‌​​​‌‌⁠​‌​​‌‌‌‌⁠​‌‌‌​‌​​⁠​‌‌‌‌​​‌⁠​​‌‌​‌​‌⁠​‌​​‌‌​‌⁠​‌‌​‌​‌​⁠​‌‌‌​‌​‌⁠​‌‌‌​​‌‌⁠​‌‌‌‌​‌​⁠​‌‌‌‌​​‌⁠​‌‌​‌​‌‌⁠​​‌‌​‌​​⁠​‌‌​‌​​​⁠​​‌‌​​‌‌⁠​‌‌​‌​​​⁠​‌​​‌​‌‌⁠​‌‌‌​‌‌‌⁠​‌​​‌‌​‌⁠​‌​​​‌‌​⁠​‌​​‌​​‌⁠​​‌​‌‌‌‌⁠​​‌‌​‌​‌⁠​​‌‌‌​​‌⁠​‌‌​‌​​‌⁠​​‌​‌‌‌‌⁠​‌​​‌​‌‌⁠​‌​​​‌‌‌⁠​​‌​‌‌‌‌⁠​‌‌​‌‌‌​⁠​‌‌‌‌​​​⁠​​‌​‌​‌‌⁠​‌​‌​​​​⁠​‌​​​​​‌⁠​‌​​​‌‌‌⁠​‌​​‌‌​​⁠​‌​​​‌​​⁠​​‌‌​‌​​⁠​‌​‌​​​‌⁠​‌‌​​‌​​⁠​‌‌‌​‌​​⁠​‌​​‌​​​⁠​‌‌​‌​‌‌⁠​‌‌‌​​​​⁠​‌‌​​‌​‌⁠​‌‌​‌​‌‌⁠​‌‌​​‌‌​⁠​‌​‌​​‌‌⁠​‌​​‌​​​⁠​‌‌‌‌​​​⁠​‌​​‌‌‌‌⁠​​‌‌​‌​‌⁠​​‌‌‌​​​⁠​‌​‌‌​​‌⁠​‌‌‌​‌​​⁠​‌‌​‌​​​⁠​‌‌​​‌‌​⁠​​‌​‌​‌‌⁠​‌​​​‌​​⁠​‌​​‌‌​‌⁠​‌​‌‌​‌​⁠​‌​‌​‌​​⁠​‌​​​‌‌​⁠​‌‌​‌‌​​⁠​‌‌‌​‌​​⁠​​‌‌‌​​​⁠​‌‌​‌​‌​⁠​‌​‌​‌‌‌⁠​‌‌​‌​‌‌⁠​‌​​‌‌‌​⁠​‌‌‌​​​‌⁠​‌‌​​‌​​⁠​​‌‌​​‌‌⁠​‌​‌​‌​​⁠​‌‌​‌​‌​⁠​​‌‌​‌​‌⁠​‌‌​​‌‌​⁠​‌‌​‌​​​⁠​​‌‌​​‌​⁠​‌​‌​‌‌​⁠​‌‌​‌​​​⁠​‌‌‌‌​​​⁠​‌‌‌​​​​⁠​‌​‌​​​​⁠​‌‌​‌​​‌⁠​‌‌​‌‌​​⁠​‌‌​​‌​‌⁠​​‌‌​‌‌‌⁠​​‌‌​‌​‌⁠​‌‌‌​‌‌‌⁠​​‌‌‌‌​‌ marking a year-on-year spike of 100.2%, but showing a month-on-month decrease of 32.6%, according to data by the China Automotive Power Battery Industry Innovation Alliance (CAPBIIA).

BYD launches Seagull BEV model in Jordanian market

BYD announced on Feb. 6 it had officially launched its latest all-electric model, the Seagull, for the Jordanian market. This introduction marks a significant stride in BYD's efforts to diversify its product offerings within the passenger car segment in Jordan.

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