Shenzhen-based auto giant BYD announced on August 17 that it will release its 2022 Tang DM-p vehicle model on August 25. This new car is positioned as a mid-sized SUV with four-wheel drive performance.
Market rumors have surfaced recently that Zotye Auto will help BYD produce its Dolphin, a hot-selling EV model. A staff member of Zotye Auto's Securities Department replied, "The news is untrue.”
Power batteries are one of the core components of Xiaomi Auto, and the company has finalized two suppliers, CATL and FinDreams Battery, which is owned by BYD.
A car owner in Langzhong, Sichuan, China has released videos recently claiming that his new limited-edition BYD Han Qianshancui vehicle had undergone spontaneous combustion.
During a telephone conference after the release of the Q2 financial report, Li Xiang, the founder and chairman of Chinese EV maker Li Auto, said that in the next five years, the extended-range scheme is still the best solution for SUV models.
Chinese EV and battery maker BYD plans to invest 28.5 billion yuan ($4.2 billion) in a series of battery projects in Yichun, Jiangxi Province. BYD is the third major new energy enterprise to set up projects in Yichun, after CATL and Gotion High-Tech.
News emerged that BYD Frigate 07 will start pre-sales at the Chengdu Auto Show on August 26 and will then be listed at the end of September. This model has passed the declaration of the MIIT in the first half of this year.
Shenzhen-based automotive firm BYD announced on August 11 that its Pingshan headquarters campus has reduced the equivalent of 245,681.89 tons of carbon dioxide, successfully creating the first zero-carbon campus headquarters for a Chinese automotive brand.
The China Automotive Battery Innovation Alliance released power battery data for July on August 11. During the month, China produced a total of 47.2 GWh of power batteries, up 172.2% year-on-year and 14.4% quarter-on-quarter.
News emerged on August 10 that the blade battery manufactured by Chinese electric vehicle maker BYD has been delivered to Tesla's factory in Berlin, Germany, the first plant in which Tesla is using BYD's new battery.
A photo of the interior of BYD's new high-end off-road vehicle was recently exposed on the Chinese web, appearing different from the models currently sold by the firm.
Several top lidar enterprises including RoboSense and Hesai Technology have recently invested in Vertilite, a laser chip manufacturer based in China.
According to a report released by the China Passenger Car Association on August 4, BYD's wholesale volume in July reached 162,200 units, while Tesla's domestic wholesale volume in July was estimated to be 30,000 units.
On August 4, BYD Electronics announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary BYD Precision Manufacturing has obtained a tobacco production enterprise license issued by China's State Tobacco Monopoly Administration.
Chinese electric vehicle firm BYD disclosed its July production and sales report on August 3. The company produced 163,358 new energy vehicles in July, a year-on-year increase of 221.70%.