- Weilai will cancel free home charging piles and adjust the number of free battery replacements
- Wenjie M5 Series Huawei High-end Intelligent Driving Edition Official Announcement
- Jikrypton X officially announced that it will be officially listed on April 12
- The average annual salary for recruiting new energy vehicles in Guangzhou and Shenzhen is 300,000 yuan
- BYD plans new battery factory in Spain
- Subsidiaries are restricted from consumption, and Evergrande Auto faces the risk of suspending production
- Dongfeng released new energy transition achievements and three major technology brands
- Tesla to build energy storage superfactory in Shanghai
- Musk himself responded to Tesla's price cut: Many people have needs but can't afford them
- GM officially announced to abandon CarPlay and switch to self-developed system
- Nezha Automobile and China Southern Airlines have reached a cooperation to launch themed flights
- Peugeot Creative Activity: Girls love cars too
- Musk says SpaceX Starship will launch within a month
Weilai will cancel free home charging piles and adjust the number of free battery replacements
On April 10, Weilai announced that the rights and interests of new car buyers for battery replacement and home charging pile installation will soon be adjusted.
Specifically, starting from June 1, 2023, the first car owner who pays a deposit to purchase Weilai ET7, EC7, ES7, and ET5 will be adjusted to pay for the purchase and installation of home charging piles, and the cost will be 7,500 yuan per piece (including installation); The number of free battery replacements per month is uniformly adjusted to 4 times.
If you pay a deposit to purchase the above-mentioned models before May 31, 2023 (inclusive), the rights and interests of the first owner will remain unchanged, and you can still enjoy free home charging piles, and enjoy 4 or 6 free battery replacements per month depending on whether charging piles are installed.
In addition, Weilai's new ES8 will start test driving and ordering in June 2023. For brand-new ES8 users who pay a deposit before July 31, 2023 (inclusive), the rights and interests of the first owner remain unchanged. All users who have already picked up the car, the rights and interests of the first car owner will not be affected by this adjustment.
Wenjie M5 Series Huawei High-end Intelligent Driving Edition Official Announcement
A few days ago, Cyrus Motors announced that the AITO M5 smart driving version will be released on April 17.
According to previous news, AITO Wenjie M5 / M5 EV high-end intelligent driving version has enhanced assisted driving functions, equipped with a lidar protruding from the roof, a rearview mirror radar and a full-view ADAS camera, and a computing unit. It will be replaced with Huawei's self-developed MDC.
Jikrypton X officially announced that it will be officially listed on April 12
Jikr officially announced that Jikr X will be officially launched on April 12. Jikr X is the third car after Jikr 001 and Jikr 009, and the price is about 200,000 yuan.
The product design of Jikrypton X was created by the team of Stefan Sielaff. It adopts a more fashionable and sporty design language, which is quite different from Jikrypton's existing models.
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The average annual salary for recruiting new energy vehicles in Guangzhou and Shenzhen is 300,000 yuan
Liepin Big Data Research Institute launched the "New Energy Vehicle Employment Trend Data Report", which shows that the growth rate of new energy vehicle talent supply and demand and recruitment salary have far exceeded that of traditional vehicles.
In 2022, the growth rate of new energy vehicle jobs will be about twice that of traditional cars, and the growth rate of active talents will be about 11 times that of traditional cars. Judging from the TOP15 city distribution of new energy vehicle jobs (talent demand) in 2022:
- Shanghai No. 1, accounting for 32.75%
- Beijing is second, accounting for 10.16%
- Guangzhou is third, accounting for 7.60%
- Hefei ranks fourth, accounting for 5.65%
Among these cities, the new first-tier cities and some second- and third-tier cities rank relatively high. The strong market demand for new energy vehicles has driven its employment demand, and the supply and demand of talents and salary are better than traditional cars.
In 2021 and 2022, the average annual salary of new energy vehicle industry recruits in new first-tier cities will be 286,100 and 298,800.
From the perspective of the average annual salary of recruitment in 2022, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, and Hefei rank among the top five, with 430,100, 394,000, 345,000, 326,600, and 282,200. Hangzhou and Qingdao ranked fifth and sixth, with 277,000 and 270,300 respectively.
BYD plans new battery factory in Spain
According to the Spanish "Expansion", BYD is considering building a new battery super factory in Spain, becoming the latest company to join the Spanish battery factory construction competition after Volkswagen, Envision, Inobat and Tata Motors.
Spain is one of the top five auto markets in Europe, and it is also an important stop in BYD's passenger car internationalization strategy. Since 2016, BYD has launched pure electric bus business in the Spanish market.
Earlier, BYD Passenger Vehicles has launched three pure electric models, Han, Tang, and ATTO 3, in the Spanish market.
Subsidiaries are restricted from consumption, and Evergrande Auto faces the risk of suspending production
Recently, Evergrande New Energy Automobile Investment Holding Group Co., Ltd. and its subsidiary Evergrande New Energy Automobile (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd. and the legal representatives of the two companies were restricted from consumption, and the case involved was a bill dispute.
Evergrande announced on March 23 that its model Hengchi 5 is in continuous mass production and has delivered more than 900 vehicles since its sale. In order to concentrate financial resources to support the production of Hengchi 5, the company continued to promote cost reduction measures.
Dongfeng released new energy transition achievements and three major technology brands
Dongfeng Motor released the Dongfeng Quantum Smart Electric Modular Architecture, the Mach E new energy power brand and the Dongfeng Hydrogen Boat hydrogen power brand on April 10.
In terms of platform development, Dongfeng has built three electrified platforms: M TECH luxury electric off-road architecture, Dongfeng Quantum intelligent electric modular architecture, and DSMA multi-energy low-carbon energy-saving modular architecture.
In terms of technological innovation, Dongfeng adheres to the technical route of super hybrid (PHREV), pure electric and hydrogen energy.
You Zheng, deputy general manager of Dongfeng Corporation and member of the Standing Committee of the Party Committee, said that Dongfeng’s goal is to electrify 100% of its main brand of self-owned passenger vehicles in 2024; by 2025, the sales ratio of Dongfeng’s self-owned passenger vehicles and joint venture brands will be 1:1.
Tesla to build energy storage superfactory in Shanghai
Tesla announced yesterday that it will build a new super factory in Shanghai dedicated to the production of its energy storage product Megapack.
The plant is expected to break ground in the third quarter of this year and start production in the second quarter of 2024.
The new factory will initially produce 10,000 Megapacks a year, equivalent to about 40 gigawatt hours of energy storage, Tesla said. These products will be sold all over the world.
Currently, Tesla’s super factory in California can produce 10,000 Megapacks per year.
According to Reuters analysis, this new super factory will help Tesla use China's leading battery supply chain to increase production capacity and reduce the cost of Megapack lithium-ion batteries to meet the world's growing demand for energy storage.
Earlier, Musk said in an earnings conference call that China is the most competitive auto market.
Musk himself responded to Tesla's price cut: Many people have needs but can't afford them
Recently, Tesla lowered the starting price of its models in the US market again. Among them, the prices of high-end models Model S and Model X were lowered by US$5,000 each to US$84,990 and US$94,990, respectively.
At the same time, Tesla also lowered the prices of Model 3 and Model Y by US$1,000 and US$2,000, respectively, and the base prices after the price cuts were US$41,990 and US$49,990, respectively.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk responded to Tesla's price cuts on Twitter a few days ago, saying that many people have needs but cannot afford them, and only price cuts can meet demand.
“A lot of wealthy critics don’t understand that mass demand is limited by spending power. A lot of people want our product, but if the price is more than people can afford, then that demand doesn’t matter,” Musk said.
GM officially announced to abandon CarPlay and switch to self-developed system
General Motors officially announced last week that starting this summer, GM's electric vehicles will gradually abandon Apple CarPlay and Google Android Auto, and only use their own in-vehicle software systems.
GM said in a statement, "As a result of strategic choices, we will bypass the car mirroring system, namely Apple Carplay and Google Android Auto. However, users can still use the Bluetooth function of the car to use speakerphone, voice messaging and music playback. .”
After this decision was made public, General Motors received a lot of criticism from users and the media, but this old American car company believes that software and services are an important part of future revenue, and the company obviously cannot give Apple any profit.
Nezha Automobile and China Southern Airlines have reached a cooperation to launch themed flights
Today, the "Nezha Car Number" themed flight jointly created by Nezha Automobile and China Southern Airlines set sail for the first time, flying from Guangzhou to Shanghai.
The "Nezha Car" China Southern Airlines themed flight is now in commercial operation. In the near future, the route will cover Guangzhou, Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing, Changsha, Qingdao, Zhuhai, Kunming, Changchun, Haikou and other cities, affecting the Yangtze River Delta, Pearl River Delta, and central China. region, Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei and other key national regions.
Peugeot Creative Activity: Girls love cars too
Peugeot and their creative agency OPEn noticed a phenomenon:
Even though statistics prove female drivers are better at driving safely, women tend to be less confident than men when driving.
According to a study published by the French National Institute for Travel and Safety, gender stereotypes that children have been exposed to since childhood have an important impact on their driving confidence.
So Peugeot saw an opportunity for change.
Musk says SpaceX Starship will launch within a month
SpaceX completed the first full static fire test of the starship last month, and plans to conduct its first orbital test flight from its South Texas base in April.
Musk revealed that the launch time of the SpaceX starship is close to the third weekend of April, which is the 15th-16th of this month.
It happened to be the eve of the Shanghai Auto Show.
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