Xpeng upgrades and replaces rights; BMW plans to promote green production globally

BMW plans to promote green production globally

This year, BMW proposed a new strategy of “BMW iFACTORY”, which mainly focuses on three aspects of “lean, green and digital”, and plans to apply this standard to all BMW factories around the world.

It is reported that the BMW Shenyang production base has made outstanding achievements in energy transformation and resource utilization. Specifically:

– In 2021, the CO2 emission of BMW Brilliance’s single-vehicle production is only 0.17 tons.

-Since 2019, the BMW Brilliance Shenyang production base has achieved 100% renewable energy power supply production.

-At present, the BMW Shenyang production base has solar panels covering an area of ​​290,000 square meters. By the end of 2022, the annual power generation capacity will reach 60,000 MWh, thereby reducing carbon dioxide emissions by nearly 45,000 tons per year.

– In addition, BMW Brilliance also actively participated in the national green power transaction pilot, and reached a green power transaction of 2.78 billion kWh, ranking first in the country.

-In 2021, the Lida Plant and the Dadong Expansion Project will complete the first combined heat and power (CHP) systems using natural gas in Liaoning, realizing the energy transition from coal to natural gas, and is expected to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 50%.

– Since 2016, the energy consumption per unit of BMW Brilliance has been declining for four consecutive years, and will drop to 1.40 MWh/unit in 2021, a decrease of 7.3% compared to 2020.

-In 2021, BMW Brilliance will achieve a water consumption of 1.82 cubic meters per unit. This year, the painting workshop of the Dadong Factory took the lead in realizing 100% industrial water recycling, and the tap water consumption was reduced to zero. Based on the estimated output in 2022, it is estimated that 150,000 cubic meters of water can be saved throughout the year.

– In addition, BMW, in close cooperation with its steel manufacturing supplier partners, has successfully put 57,000 tons of steel back into the production line through closed-loop recycling in 2021, which is about the weight of five Eiffel Towers. At the BMW Shenyang production base, 99% of factory waste has been reused.

Xpeng Motors upgrade and replacement rights

A few days ago, Xiaopeng Motors has upgraded and replaced its rights, including the entire series of models including the G9 and users who have just picked up the car recently.

The content of the replacement policy is that the original replacement is 100,000 points or additional charging worry-free rights, and now it is upgraded to 100,000 points + additional charging worry-free rights.

The policy time is for customers who book from September 21st to December 31st this year.

In addition, Xiaopeng also launched the same replacement rights for the G3, P5 and P7 models.

Volkswagen to stop production of petrol cars in Europe by 2033

A few days ago, it was reported that Volkswagen is stepping up its all-electric plan and has promised to completely stop the production of fuel vehicles in Europe from 2033 at the latest.

VW chief Schaefer said the company will launch 10 new electric vehicles by 2026, including an entry-level model expected to sell for less than 25,000 euros ($25,200).

He also said the company will bring the ID.3 facelift forward to next year.

It is reported that Volkswagen previously planned to stop selling fuel vehicles in Europe between 2033 and 2035.

Some users of Wenjie M7 delayed delivery with a maximum compensation of 30,000 points

A few days ago, AITO issued a notice of compensation for delayed delivery of points for some users of Wenjie M7 models. The details of the scheme are as follows:

-For M7 owners who have ordered before the first delivery date of each version, from the “date of payment” to the date when the order status is displayed as “vehicle has arrived” on the AITO App, if it exceeds 70 days, the user can Receive late delivery credit compensation:

1. Comfort version, order before August 20 (inclusive) this year, and pre-condition on December 31 (inclusive) this year: 20,000 AITO points / single

2. Deluxe Edition, order before September 20 (inclusive) this year, and pre-order on December 31 (inclusive) this year: 25,000 AITO points per order

3. The flagship version, ordered before October 31st this year (inclusive), and pre-ordered on December 31st this year (inclusive): 30,000 AITO points / single

Geely Yang Xueliang: Ideal CEO has deleted and questioned Krypton Weibo

A few days ago, Li Xiang, CEO of Ideal, questioned the third-row space of JK 009 on Weibo: “I feel that the passengers in the third row are squatting in the trunk, and the third-row seats seem to be gone!”

In response, Yang Xueliang, vice president of Geely, responded, “Don’t talk nonsense, I didn’t squat in the trunk. This is the space for the second row to the last third row. Welcome to compare and experience it yourself.”

A day later, Yang Xueliang posted again that Ideal had called him to apologize, and Li Xiang himself also deleted the questioning Weibo.

Mercedes-Benz plans to withdraw from Russian market

A few days ago, Mercedes-Benz said it planned to exit the Russian market and sell its industrial and financial services subsidiary to local investors.

Uncertainty in the Russian business environment was a decisive factor in the company’s exit from the Russian market, according to a Mercedes-Benz spokesman, who declined to disclose specific details of the deal.

In addition, Mercedes-Benz’s chief financial officer also pointed out when announcing the group’s third-quarter sales report that the conflict between Russia and Ukraine will continue to bring challenges to the company’s operations.

It is reported that the conflict between Russia and Ukraine has lasted for more than eight months, and many automakers including Renault, Nissan and Toyota have closed their factories in Russia.

2022 China auto value preservation rate released

A few days ago, 58 Auto and JD Power (Jundi) released the 2022 China Auto Value Retention Rate Research Report. Specifically:

In the top five, there are 4 Japanese cars. Among them, Lexus ranked first, with a retention rate of 68.5%, followed by Dongfeng Honda and Porsche, with retention rates of 63.9% and 63.5%, respectively.

Among the self-owned brands of fuel vehicles, the overall value preservation rate was 46.5%, an increase of 1 percentage point compared with last year. Among them, Beijing Off-Road won the first place in the maintenance rate of independent fuel vehicle manufacturers with 53.2%, GAC Trumpchi ranked second with 52.8%, and SAIC-GM-Wuling ranked third with 51.7%.

In the value preservation rate of pure electric vehicle manufacturers, the advantages of self-owned brands are obvious, which are related to factors such as accurate positioning, new technology, and adequate subsidies. Tesla, Xiaopeng Motors, and Weilai all have a one-year value preservation rate of more than 70%.

In the list of TOP15 pure electric models with a value preservation rate, Hongguang MINIEV surpassed Model X with a value preservation rate of 85.3%, and Xiaopeng P7 ranked third with a value preservation rate of 82.5%.

Guoxuan Hi-Tech: Net profit of 85.56 million yuan in the third quarter

A few days ago, Guoxuan Hi-Tech released the report for the third quarter of 2022. Specifically:

In the first three quarters, Guoxuan Hi-Tech achieved operating income of 14.426 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 152%, and realized a net profit attributable to shareholders of listed companies of 150 million yuan, a year-on-year increase of 121%.

Among them, in the third quarter, Guoxuan Hi-Tech achieved operating income of 5.788 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 166.33%; an increase of 48% and 23% compared with the first and second quarters respectively;

The net profit attributable to the parent was 85.56 million yuan, a year-on-year increase of 355.20% and a month-on-month increase of 160.61%.

In addition, Guoxuan Hi-Tech also stated that while expanding electric vehicle customers, it will speed up the layout of the energy storage market. According to the plan, the production capacity will exceed 100GWh in 2022, and it is planned to exceed 300GWh in 2025.

Tesla Model Y no longer offers Cold Gloss Silver paint

On October 27, Tesla announced that the cold-gloss silver paint is no longer standard for the rear-wheel drive version of the Model Y. If the owner needs it, it will cost 8,000 yuan to choose.

At present, Model Y offers five body colors, including pure black, cold light silver, pearl white, deep sea blue, and China red. Except pure black, the other four colors need to be added for 8,000 yuan.

Volkswagen -Ford joint venture to collapse

A few days ago, according to foreign media reports, Ford and Volkswagen-backed self-driving car technology company Argo AI is about to shut down as the two auto giants are shifting their self-driving car strategies.

In a statement, Ford said the company needs to invest in driver-assistance technologies that are easier to achieve in the near term, rather than Argo’s goal of fully autonomous driving. So, Ford’s decision also caused Volkswagen to pull out.

According to the data, Argo AI was founded in 2016, and was acquired by Ford Motor for $1 billion a year later. Ford then invested a total of $1 billion. Later, Volkswagen invested $2.6 billion in Argo AI in 2019, thus joining the group. A joint venture project.