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Gasgoo Daily: SAIC Motor announces leadership changes

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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.

SAIC Motor announces leadership changes 

On July 10, SAIC Motor announced changes in its leadership. Mr. Wang Xiaoqiu was elected as Chairman of the Board, and Mr. Jia Jianxu was appointed as President of the company. Former Chairman Mr. Chen Hong retired due to age and stepped down from his positions.

RoboSense sees 487.7% YoY surge in automotive LiDAR sales in H1 2024

LiDAR maker RoboSense announced that its LiDAR sales for the first half of 2024 reached approximately 243,400 units, representing a year-on-year soar of 415.7%. Sales of automotive LiDAR units grew by 487.7% from a year ago to around 234,500 units.

JAC Yiwei launches EV 3 in UAE market

On July 2, JAC Group officially launched its first DI platform-powered all-electric model under the Yiwei new energy vehicle range, the EV 3 (Gulf edition called E30X), in the UAE.

China’s cumulative NEV output, sales both exceed 30 million units by Jun. 2024

Since the beginning of 2024, the main economic indicators of China’s automotive industry have shown a growth trend. Due to the relatively low base in the same period last year, the growth rate exceeded double digits in the first quarter, while the overall growth rate slowed down slightly in the second quarter.

Li Auto celebrates delivery of 200,000th Li L9 SUV

Li Auto officially announced on July 10 that the 200,000th Li L9 SUV has been delivered at its Shunyi Delivery Center in Beijing.

GAC Group’s ride-hailing platform ONTIME goes public on Hong Kong Stock Exchange

On July 10, Chenqi Technology Limited (ONTIME) held its listing ceremony in Hong Kong, with its shares officially trading on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

ZEEKR names first family-oriented SUV ‘7X’

Today, ZEEKR, the premium electric vehicle brand under Geely Holding, officially announced that its first family-oriented SUV will be named "7X."

General Motors’ China NEV retail sales jump 24.1% YoY in Q2 2024

In the second quarter of this year, General Motors (GM) achieved retail sales of over 370,000 vehicles in the Chinese market, according to GM's press release.

Plus, FAW Jiefang Qingdao to co-develop autonomous gas-powered heavy-duty truck

On July 10, Chinese autonomous truck solution developer Plus signed a cooperation agreement with FAW Jiefang Qingdao Automobile Co., Ltd. to jointly define and develop the mass-produced gas-powered heavy-duty truck with factory-installed autnomous driving system.

Beijing city proposes to include autonomous vehicles in ride-hailing services

Recently, the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Economy and Information Technology solicited public feedback on the "Beijing Autonomous Driving Vehicle Regulations (Draft for Comment)" (hereinafter referred to as the "Draft"). The draft supports autonomous vehicles that meet relevant regulations to carry out road tests, demonstration applications, demonstration operations, and road transport service pilots in a safe and gradual manner.

Hongqi’s 3rd-gen L4 Robotaxi allowed for unmanned road tests in Beijing

Recently, FAW Group’s premium passenger car brand Hongqi received a permit for unmanned road testing for its third-generation Level-4 (L4) Robotaxi from the Beijing High-level Automated Driving Demonstration Area (BJHAD).

VOYAH partners with CAMS to expand charging network

On July 9, VOYAH, the premium new energy vehicle brand under Dongfeng Motor, announced a partnership with CAMS, Volkswagen Group China's charging joint venture, to integrate their charging networks. This collaboration will provide VOYAH owners with access to over 1,500 new charging stations and approximately 12,000 charging guns, significantly expanding their charging options and enhancing charging convenience.

Geely’s RADAR sets up first overseas subsidiary in Thailand

On July 9, RADAR, a high-end new energy outdoors lifestyle vehicle brand under Geely Holding, announced the establishment of its first overseas subsidiary in Thailand, marking the Thai market as its first independently operated overseas market.

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