Chinese smartphone manufacturer vivo released the X80 series smartphone on April 25. The fast-charging scheme of the upgraded version of vivo X80 was exposed on August 4.
SinoHytec, a fuel cell system manufacturer based in Beijing, has submitted a prospectus for an IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx), following the expiration of a previous application submitted on January 27.
On August 2, China's National Energy Administration held an online press conference to announce the country's current energy situation and grid-connected operations of renewable energy in the first half of 2022.
South Korean firm SNE Research released its global rankings on August 2 of power battery companies by installed capacity during the first half of 2022, showing CATL, LG Energy Solution and BYD in the top three spots.
Ruicycle, a battery recycling enterprise, completed a B round of financing of over 300 million yuan ($44.42 million). Investors include Legend Capital, China Guangfa Bank, Hua Ventures, and other institutions.
The Xiamen Tongan Shell Station, the first integrated battery charging and swapping station jointly built by NIO and Shell, was officially put into operation on August 1.
On July 29, Chinese electric vehicle maker BYD held an online conference and announced the details of its newest vehicle, Seal. Delivery will start in August and the vehicle will range in price from 209,800 yuan to 286,800 yuan ($31,113 - $42,532).
On July 27, China Automotive Technology & Research Center Co., Ltd. (CATARC), a state-owned research institute, released a report entitled "2022 China Automotive Low Carbon Action Plan" in Beijing.
A provincial division of the China Securities Regulatory Commission announced on July 26 that Gotion High-Tech, a new energy vehicle battery enterprise, was discovered to have four irregularities.
On July 26, the Korean electric vehicle battery manufacturer LG Energy Solution announced that it would establish a battery recycling joint venture in China with the Chinese new energy Li-ion battery material research and development manufacturer, Huayou Cobalt.
As of the end of June, the installed capacity of power batteries in China had reached 531.9 GWh, remaining top in the world.
Aion, a new energy vehicle marque under Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC Group), is currently establishing a power battery company to promote the industrial layout of self-developed batteries.
On July 21, EVE Energy Co., Ltd. (EVE), a Huizhou-based lithium batteries supplier, announced it plans to set up a joint venture in China's Hunan province, and to invest in the staged construction of a lithium salt project with an eventual annual output of 90,000 tons.
Zhang Yunming, Vice Minister of China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), said that China has initially established a recycling system for power batteries.
On July 21, CATL, a Chinese power battery giant, and Ford, a leading US automobile company, announced an agreement in which the two companies will establish a global strategic cooperative relationship.