Phate Zhang

Phate is the founder and main author of CnEVPost. He has been reporting since 2009, mainly on macroeconomics and capital markets. He started his career at China Daily and Reuters. Contact via: phate@cnevpost.com.
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Tesla cuts prices across its entire lineup in China

Prices for the locally produced Model 3 and Model Y have been cut by around 4-6 percent, while the imported Model S and Model X have been reduced by as much as 22 percent. ...

2024 Beijing auto show: Detailed booth map

The two venues of the 2024 Beijing auto show have a total area of 220,000 square meters and 278 NEV models will be on display. ...

Elon Musk hints Tesla FSD for China may be possible very soon

"It may be possible very soon," Musk said today on the X platform in response to a user's question about when FSD would enter China. ...

Nio to roll out NOP+ driver assist to nearly 230,000 EVs on Apr 30

Nio said this will be the largest user base for city smart driving in China. All of its NT 2.0 platform-based models support NOP+. ...

Zeekr launches luxury MPV Zeekr 009 Grand to target business owners and CEOs

Starting at $108,970, the Zeekr 009 Grand is a model that Zeekr said will make today's CEOs anxiety-free and more productive. ...

Nio to hold events on NOP+ on Apr 20, full rollout timeline expected

Nio will hold an event on NOP+ on Saturday, April 20, starting at 2 pm Beijing Time, followed by a user communication session, where a timeline for the full rollout of NOP+ is expe ...

Li L6 to be Li Auto sales growth driver, but will face stiff competition, says Deutsche Bank

The Li L6 will be the biggest driver of Li Auto's sales growth this year, but the segment is highly competitive due to the natural effect of falling price ranges, says Deutsche Ban ...

Li Auto launches its cheapest model Li L6 with starting price of $34,500

Li Auto will begin small-volume deliveries of the Li L6 next week and expects to deliver about 2,000 units this month, with large-scale deliveries beginning in May. ...

Nio denies it has new layoff plans

Nio founder, chairman and CEO William Li said he's completely unaware of any new layoff plans. ...

China FAW to launch high-end smartphone under Hongqi brand

China FAW will work with Geely-backed parts supplier Ecarx to create high-end smartphones for the Hongqi brand that will bring an intelligent interactive experience to users, accor ...