Geely-Mercedes venture launched Smart #3 EV in China. Starts at 29,700 USD, 555 km range
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Smart #3 is coming to Europe in 2024. Top trim level have acceleration 0-100km/h in 3.6 seconds.
Wuling Bingo EV sold 18,015 units in May, up 9.9% more than in April.
May is the second full month since the Wuling Bingo EV went on sale, and sales are currently ahead of rival BYD Seagull.
BYD Seagull sells 14,300 units in the first month after delivery
BYD Seagull was released at the end of April, and mass delivery began in May, with sales of 14,300 units. Its main competitor, the Wuling Bingo, sold 16,383 units in the first month (April) after its release.
BYD sold 240,220 EVs and PHEVs in May, breaking historical records
Among them, pure electric vehicles, including 119,603 pure electric vehicles. BYD sold 10,203 vehicles outside China.
Nio delivered 6,155 vehicles in May, down 7.5% from previous month
Nio delivered 6,155 EVs in May: 12.37% down YoY and 7.55% down MoM.
Geely Galaxy L7 launched in China with 390 hp and a starting price of 19,500 USD
Geely Galaxy L7 launched in China for 19,500 USD. It will rival the BYD Song Pro DM-i.
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New BYD Yuan Pro launched, starting at 13,400 USD (95,800 RMB)
Yuan Pro EV is a small five-seat electric SUV launched by BYD with a length of 4375mm and a wheelbase of 2535mm.
Changan Deepal S7 hits the production line in China. Tesla Model Y competitor
The Deepal S7 from Changan, Huawei and CATL has hit the production line in China. To launch tomorrow.
BYD’s Denza N7 to launch in June with vehicle-to-vehicle charging and Huawei’s HarmonyOS support
Deliveries will start later in July. Mercedes controls 10% share in Denza.
Great Wall considers Germany, Hungary, and Czechia as locations for its first European plant
GWM plans to sell 6000 units of ORA Funky Cat in Germany in 2023.
Lotus Envya (Type 133) spied in heavy camo on the streets of China
To launch in H2 2023.
BYD collaborates with Spanish bus manufacturer Castrosua to launch customized pure electric buses
The customized bus, with a length of over 12 meters, can carry over 90 passengers with a range of more than 450 km.
China NEV sales in the week of May 22-28: Li Auto 7100, Nio 1600, Tesla 12800
Li Auto flat, Nio 13% up, Xpeng 40% up.
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The company may purchase 500 EVs this year. About 80% of the EVs will be BYD, including BYD E6 and BYD T3.
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Hongqi QM7 is a luxurious bus with 23 seats and a V6 under the hood
MG Cyberster EV roadster with 544 hp is ready for China
“China’s first EV supercar” – Aion Hyper SSR – spotted on production line