With Gasgoo Daily, we will offer daily important automotive news in China. For those we have reported, the title of the piece will include a hyperlink, which will provide detailed information.
BYD launches Seagull model in Jordan, delivers to local customers
BYD recently launched the all-electric Seagull model and commemorated the unprecedented delivery of 60 eagerly awaited units to pre-order customers. This landmark event solidifies BYD’s pioneering role as the first automaker in Jordan to achieve this remarkable feat.
Volkswagen Group sets up auto parts R&D branch in Tianjin city
On February 6, 2024, Volkswagen China Technology Company, Volkswagen Group's largest development centre outside Germany, officially established its Tianjin branch in the Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area. This branch will operate in the city as a crucial component R&D arm for Volkswagen Group.
CATL, Shudao Group forge strategic partnership
On February 4, CATL and Shudao Investment Group (“Shudao Group”) signed a strategic cooperation agreement in Chengdu. The two parties will enhance collaboration in areas such as mineral resource development, new lithium battery materials, electrification scenarios, advanced energy storage, green power carbon sink, battery recycling, and industrial finance.
BYD teams up with ARVAL to boost NEV introduction in Europe
BYD and ARVAL, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), officially establishing a strategic partnership. This move marks a significant stride for BYD in advancing its localization efforts in the European market.
Volkswagen, XPENG’s co-developed car model set for production in 2026
Volkswagen Group (China) announced on Feb. 5 that the new Volkswagen-branded car model jointly developed with Chinese new energy vehicle maker XPENG is set to be put into production in Hefei city in 2026.
China's auto sales surge 47.9% YoY in January 2024
China's automotive industry kicked off the year 2024 with notable ups and downs in auto production, sales, and exports. According to recent data from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM), with 2.41 million vehicles produced and 2.439 million vehicles sold, the world’s largest auto market faced a drop compared to the previous month but showed impressive year-on-year growth.
Great Wall Motor scores 69.06% YoY leap in Jan. 2024 auto sales
In January, Great Wall Motor ("GWM") reported robust sales performance, with a total of 104,030 new vehicles sold, marking a remarkable year-on-year increase of 69.06%.
ARCFOX’s EV charging network spans 333 cities in China
BAIC Group’s premium new energy vehicle brand ARCFOX disclosed data of its annual electric vehicle (EV) charging network deployment in 2023, which now covers 31 provincial-level administrative regions in China.
EHang forms partnership with GAC Group, Guangzhou authorities to propel UAM
Chinese urban air mobility (UAM) technology firm EHang announced a strategic collaboration with the Management Committee of Guangzhou Airport Economic Zone, the Administrative Committee of Guangzhou Economic and Technological Development District ("Guangzhou Development District Administrative Committee"), and Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Ltd.