XPeng, an electric vehicle maker, on March 10 launched its new P7i sports sedan for the Chinese market. Pricing of the new P7i starts at 249,900 yuan ($35,877) to 339,900 yuan ($48,796). Deliveries will kick off in March for customers in China.
Chinese carmaker Geely unveiled a new line of high-end electric cars on February 23 as part of a push to make up lost ground. The new Galaxy lineup will include seven models over the next two years, including four long-range hybrids and three pure electric cars.
Geely-owned premium electric vehicle brand Zeekr launched its second model, the Zeekr 009, on November 2. In addition, CEO An Conghui revealed that the company will launch two new cars during mid-to-late 2023, and that one is an SUV and the other is a sedan.
The C01, a new model produced by electric vehicle firm Leapmotor, was officially unveiled and opened for pre-sale on Tuesday. The new car will be available in five versions with a price range from $26,784 to $40,176.
On Friday, WM Motor, an electric vehicle startup, launched the 2022 version of its E.5, a smart, pure electric sedan including two models with price tags (after subsidies) of 180,100 yuan ($28,251) and 190,100 yuan ($29,820).
A video of a Tesla catching fire following a traffic accident went viral Tuesday evening on Chinese social media networks.
Polestar, the premium electric vehicle maker owned by China's Geely, plans a big expansion of its showroom network in mainland China.
On November 27, Xpeng Motors announced that they have signed a deal with Alipay to jointly develop in-car payment functions.
On November 7, Tesla’s official Weibo account announced that the Chinese-made Tesla Model 3 is “coming soon” to the largest automotive market in the world.
The shares of the Chinese EV-maker NIO soared nearly 38% on November 5 after the company announced a deal with Intel's Mobileye on developing self-driving vehicle systems.
China’s real estate giant Evergrande Group announced on June 29 that the company’s all-electric NEVS 93’s are finally ready to be delivered to customers.
Tightening emission regulations to combat the pollution issues have pushed the rapid development of new energy vehicles around the world.
China is the world’s largest market for car sales. Tesla’s vehicles have to be imported into China, as Tesla is unable to produce cars in China. Nevertheless, Tesla doubled its sales in China in 2017, and Tesla’s all-electric cars are commonly seen on China’s roads.