Factbox: Major players in China's battery swap space

Nio, Aulton and Botan have the largest number of battery swap stations in China, with shares of 68 percent, 27 percent and 5 percent respectively at the end of June.

Aulton says it has achieved 30 million cumulative battery swap services

Nio and Aulton are the major players in the space, but for different groups. A month ago, Nio reached the 10 million battery swap service milestone.

Neta launches battery swap-enabled model for cab market

Neta has launched its new Neta U model for the cab market in Jinan, Shandong province, which will use Aulton's battery swap stations.

Aulton's first battery swap stations with Sinopec go into operation

In addition to its partnership with Nio on battery swap station construction, China's fossil fuel giant Sinopec Group is moving forward with similar partnerships with other companies.