Product Launch

NIO ES7 unveiling may be further delayed to June
NIO president said the ES7 launch will be held after the lockdown in Shanghai is lifted.
BYD Seal gets 22,637 orders in 7 hours of pre-sale
Seal is expected to become the most important model in BYD's history, with steady-state monthly sales expected to exceed 30,000 units, analysts previously said.
Audi Q4 e-tron starts pre-sale in China, prices start from about $44,940
In addition to the pre-sale of the regular versions, Audi announced the official launch of the pioneer version of the Q4 e-tron, but limited to 520 units.
SAIC Audi's Q5 e-tron SUV goes on sale in China with starting price of about $55,760
SAIC Audi's Q5 e-tron has a pricing range that overlaps significantly with the NIO ES6, but the specs look lower.
Denza, BYD's JV with Mercedes, launches D9 MPV with prices starting at around $49,450
Denza announced a few hours after the launch that the D9 MPV received more than 3,000 orders within 30 minutes of the start of pre-sales.
BYD to start pre-sale of Seal in China on May 20
BYD will unveil its CTB (cell to body) battery technology on May 20, and the Seal is expected to be the first model to use the technology.
Jidu to unveil robot car concept on June 8
Jidu said its robot car design is inspired by spaceships, with advanced self-driving capabilities and an ultra-intelligent cockpit.
Regulatory filing shows exterior and key specs of NIO ES7 ahead of planned unveiling later this month
The NIO ES7 is sized between the ES6 and ES8, according to a regulatory filing that also shows details of the model's exterior, wheels and more.
Leapmotor unveils C01 sedan with cell to chassis technology
The Leapmotor C01 is a sedan over 5 meters in length with a pre-sale price range of RMB 180,000 ($26,770) - 270,000.
Denza, BYD's JV with Mercedes-Benz, to launch MPV model D9 on May 16
The Denza D9 MPV will be available in a pure electric EV version as well as a DM plug-in hybrid version.