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Gasgoo Daily: VOYAH's new vehicle model named FREE 318

iconMay 23, 2024 20:55
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VOYAH's new vehicle model named FREE 318 

On May 23, VOYAH, the premium new energy vehicle maker under Dongfeng Motor, officially announced the first new model for this year is named FREE 318, and previewed the start of its pre-sale on May 30. The VOYAH FREE 318 is an upgraded version of the current VOYAH FREE, featuring enhancements in various dimensions including exterior design, range, performance, intelligence, and safety. The new model boasts a battery-power range of 318km. To achieve this, the VOYAH FREE 318 is equipped with the Amber battery system, which has a capacity of 43kWh. 

NEWRIZON signs agreement with Saudi Arabia's CV dealer Al Yemni Group

Recently, in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, Chinese new energy vehicle maker NEWRIZON signed an exclusive distribution and order agreement with Al Yemni Group, the largest light-duty commercial vehicle dealer in Saudi Arabia. Together, they will bring advanced new energy commercial vehicle products to the region.

China Automobile Trading Co., Ltd., National Engineering Research Center of Electric Vehicles form cooperation

On May 23, China Automobile Trading Co., Ltd., a subsidiary under Sinomach Automobile Co., Ltd., signed a strategic cooperation agreement with the National Engineering Research Center of Electric Vehicles (NEVC). This agreement focuses on technological innovation, achievement transformation, and industry leadership in new energy vehicles.

Tesla begins construction of Megafactory in Shanghai

On May 23, Tesla officially broke ground on its Shanghai Megafactory in the Lin-gang Special Area of the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone, according to a report from Xinhua news agency. This is Tesla's first Megafactory project outside of the United States, marking what the company describes as a "new chapter in China."

Pony.ai granted to conduct autonomous truck platoon testing in Beijing

On May 23, Pony.ai, a global leading autonomous mobility solution provider, officially announced that it recently received approval to conduct platoon testing for autonomous trucks in Beijing. This follows the company's acquisition of its first autonomous truck platooning test license in Guangzhou last November, marking another milestone for the company in autonomous driving testing.

Magna inaugurates new manufacturing facility in Changchun city for EV battery shell project

On May 21, 2024, Magna, a global leading auto part supplier and mobility technology company, announced the expansion of its manufacturing facility in Changchun to support a new contract for electric vehicle (EV) battery shells with a German premium vehicle automaker, according to the company's press release.

NIO, Széchenyi István University Foundation intend to team up in energy-related key fields

On May 21, NIO signed a strategic cooperation memorandum with the Széchenyi István University Foundation, Széchenyi István University, and the Hungarian Motorsport and Green Mobility Development Agency, according to NIO's press release. This joint research cooperation is based on NIO's battery-swapping technology, focusing on several key areas, including photovoltaic, energy storage and electric vehicle (EV) charging, grid integration and interaction, long-life batteries, and vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology.

GAC AION puts AION Y Plus model onto Malaysian market

On May 21, GAC AION's AION brand made a remarkable appearance at the Malaysia Autoshow 2024, with its popular AION Y Plus model hitting the Malaysian market at the same time, according to a post on GAC AION's WeChat account.

BYD's BD11 double-decker all-electric bus makes world debut in London

On May 21, BYD launched the BD11, a pure electric double-decker bus equipped with the latest generation of Blade Battery-enabled chassis, in London, UK. This event marks a significant step forward in BYD's expansion of its commercial vehicle business overseas.

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