Finishing | Li Yannan headlines Volkswagen to purchase 50 billion euros of batteries, may be joint ventures in China It is reported that Stefan Sommer, a member of the Volkswagen Group responsible for parts and procurement, said that the company will establish a joint venture with suppliers. Companies that fund battery production are convinced that battery vendors with doubts support their plans to mass produce electric vehicles. Volkswagen will source 50 billion euros ($56.57 billion) of batteries and has identified Sweden’s Northvolt, South Korea’s SKI, LG Chem and Samsung SDI, and China’s Ningde era as strategic partners. (Sina Auto) Selected Chery sold 46,496 vehicles in June, and new energy vehicles increased by 74.1% from the previous month. Chery released the June sales report. In June, Chery Automobile sold 46,496 vehicles, an increase of 8.7% from the previous month and a year-on-year increase of 6.8%. Among them, the sales volume of new energy vehicles was 7,253, an increase of 74.1% from the previous month and an increase of 14.2%. From January to June this year, Chery Automobile sold a total of 284,515 vehicles, an increase of 8.5% year-on-year. In the case of the overall downturn in the domestic auto market, it continued to maintain its momentum of contrarian growth. (Gai Shi Auto) Guangzhou Automobile Co., Ltd. sales rebounded in June, an increase of 57.6%. According to official announcements, Guangzhou Automobile Co., Ltd. sold 54,534 units in June, up 57.6% year-on-year; cumulative sales in the first half of the year were 220,880 units, up 5.6% year-on-year. Guangzhou Automobile Chuanqi is a strong recovery. At present, there are a total of 8 models sold by GAC, including 5 SUVs, 2 MPVs and 4 cars. With the continuous launch of the models, the Chuanqi brand’s product line has become more and more perfect, and the pressure resistance has also been upgraded to a new height. (Daily Auto) GAC Toyota’s sales in the first half of the year increased by 22% year-on-year. GAC Toyota recently released 55,500 units in June, up 9% from the same period last year; cumulative sales in the first half of the year were 311,224 units, up 22% from the same period last year. Driven by the strong TNGA and dual-engine hybrid products, GAC Toyota maintained a high-quality growth trend. (China Economic Net) took over Weng Yunzhong, Wei Wenqing as the vice president of Dongfeng Renault on July 7, according to Dongfeng Renault official WeChat news release, recommended by Dongfeng Motor Group Co., Ltd., Dongfeng Renault Automobile Co., Ltd. board confirmed, since July 7 From the beginning, Wei Wenqing took over Weng Yunzhong as the director and executive vice president of Dongfeng Renault Automobile Co., Ltd., where Weng Yunzhong went to know. (Daily car) EU member states refused auto-driving car Wi-Fi plan The European Commission of Permanent Representatives rejected the proposal of the European Commission’s legislation to support the Wi-Fi plan at its July 4 meeting. In March of this year, the European Commission proposed legislation to support the Wi-Fi program, which caused friction in the automotive and telecommunications industries and led to the confrontation between EU politicians. This week, countries such as Germany, where the automotive industry is developed, have clearly opposed the Wi-Fi plan. (Gai Shi Automotive) BMW production director Chips will replace Coolug as CEO BMW’s global production director Oliver Zipse will be the best candidate for BMW’s next CEO. On July 5, BMW’s current CEO, Kruger, said in a statement that he would seek new career challenges. “For 27 years, the BMW Group has been my professional home base. After more than a decade of board management and more than four years of experience as a group CEO, I will pursue a new career and will take advantage of my diverse International experience to implement new projects and open up new challenges.” (Sina Auto) BYD and Qingdao Public Transport established a new energy vehicle sales company Tianyancha, on July 3, Qingdao Public New Energy Automobile Sales Co., Ltd. was established. The company was jointly funded by Qingdao Public Transport Business Travel Group Co., Ltd., BYD Auto Industry Co., Ltd. and Qingdao Fulong New Energy Automobile Co., Ltd. The three parties invested a total of 10 million, with a shareholding ratio of 75%, 15% and 10% respectively. Tianyuechao information shows that the company’s business scope is “automobile sales (excluding low-speed electric vehicles); car rental; auto parts and ancillary products agent and sales; vehicle repair and maintenance; vehicle after-sales and ancillary services.”(Future Automotive Daily) China Automobile Circulation Association released the June automobile consumption index and consumer demand decline. The China Automobile Circulation Association released the “Automobile Consumption Index” in June 2019, saying that the automobile consumption index was 41.2 in June 2019, and consumer demand has Declined. Sales in July are expected to decline from June, and the market is flat. Judging from the sub-index that constitutes the automobile consumption index, the demand index in June 2019 was 44.1, which was lower than that of the previous month. It is expected that consumer demand for cars will decline in July. In June 2019, the index of entering the store was 47.8. Consumers’ willingness to enter the store in June was basically the same as that in May. (China Automotive Industry Information Network) Bentley CEO: At least 2025 will be launched electric car According to autocar report, Bentley is “eager” to build an electric car, but the company’s CEO Adrian Hallmark (Adrian Hallmark) It is said that the viable technology for manufacturing electric vehicles will not appear until at least 2025. Hallmark said at the Goodwood Festival that customer survey data shows that Bentley owners prefer to own electric cars, a 30% higher probability than other ultra-luxury brands. (autocar) Ford, Volkswagen reached a preliminary agreement on sharing electric vehicles and autonomous driving technology. Ford and Volkswagen have reached a preliminary agreement on the sharing of electric and autonomous driving technology, and the alliance has since expanded to areas other than commercial vehicles. The person familiar with the matter said that Volkswagen will share its MEB electric vehicle platform with Ford. In January of this year, Ford CEO Jim Hackett said that due to the high cost, people are very interested in establishing cooperation in the field of electric vehicles and autonomous vehicles. (Gai Shi Auto) Only this generation, BMW officially confirmed that i3 and i8 are no longer newly developed BMW research and development department head Klaus Frölich revealed that the BMW i3 and i8 replacement models are not developed in the future. This means that the i3 and i8 models will not be replaced by newer models. The BMW i3 and i8 models went on sale in 2014 and are considered avant-garde in design. (Sina Auto) New Technology Samsung and Vodafone will cooperate to launch 5G vehicle remote control test drive Samsung has announced that it will cooperate with partners Designated Driver and Vodafone to showcase the world’s first 5G remote control vehicle at the Goodwood Speed Carnival. The cooperation witnessed the close cooperation of the above partners in 5G technology research and development, and applied the entire end-to-end solution to the vehicle. (Car home) Tesla officially announced that it will upgrade the 2.0 version of the automatic emergency braking system. Tesla officially announced that it will upgrade the 2.0 version of the automatic emergency braking system. The upgraded system can detect pedestrians or bicycles. When a person suddenly appears on the vehicle’s forward route, the vehicle is immediately stopped to avoid a danger. Tesla emphasizes that although the system is driven by the Autopilot semi-automatic driving system, it is not the exclusive function of the Autopilot owner. Even the Tesla owners who do not have the Autopilot option can use the automatic emergency braking system. (Play pingwest).