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Carmen briefing | Easy car may be delisted from US stocks; BMW engine expert as Audi CEO

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Editor’s note: This article is from Krypton 36 “Future Automotive Daily” (micro-channel public number ID: auto-time), Author: Terence Lee Nan.Finishing | Li Yannan headline easy car back to the market: Tencent curve for Yi Xin, Li Bin changed to save the Wei to September 13, the announcement of the car network before the announcement, has received a preliminary, non-binding offer from Tencent Holdings and Hammer CapitalThe two will form a buyer group and intend to acquire the shares of the Yiqian.com that they have not yet held in cash of US$16 per ADS or ADS.Zhang Xuan, CEO of Easy Car, said in an internal mail that if the privatization transaction can be completed, the car will be delisted from the US stock market.Easy Car Network was founded in 2000 by Li Bin and listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 2010.If accepting the repurchase condition of $16/ADS, Li Bin will receive a gain of $124 million.(36氪) Selected BMW engine experts quit to Volkswagen as Audi CEO According to foreign media reports, local time on September 14, a German media reported that BMW Group engine and procurement expert Markus Duesmann will be the chief of the Volkswagen Group’s high-end brand AudiThe position of executive officer, after BMW did not object to Markus Duesmann leaving early.”Frankfurt Report” quoted a person familiar with the matter as saying that Duesmann will start as Audi’s CEO on April 1 next year.According to reports, the BMW Board of Directors will discuss the recent plan for Duesmann’s resignation to Audi.(Gai Shi Auto) Weimar Motors Shareholders changed, the original major shareholder Wei Ma wisdom traveled out according to the company’s information. Recently, Weimar Automotive Technology Group Co., Ltd. changed its major shareholder, the original major shareholder Wei Ma Smart Travel Technology (Shanghai) The company has withdrawn from the shareholders and the new shareholder is Suzhou Weimar Smart Travel Technology Co., Ltd.(Future Auto Daily) supply for EQC models, Mercedes-Benz China battery factory is put into production recently, Daimler AG Chairman Kang Linsong said that Mercedes-Benz China battery factory will be put into operation at the end of this year, the factory mainly supplies Mercedes-Benz EQC models, EQCIt will also be domestically launched and listed at the end of the year.As early as July 2017, Daimler signed a cooperation agreement with BAIC Group, plans to jointly invest 5 billion yuan to establish a pure electric vehicle production base and power battery factory in Beijing Benz to produce pure electric vehicles of the Mercedes-Benz brand.Car products.At the same time, the local production and research and development of power batteries will be carried out, and domestic batteries will be used to supply Beiqi New Energy and Beijing Benz models.(Automobile home) AutoX AutoX completed a $100 million Series A financing. Dongfeng Auto led the autopilot AutoX to announce the completion of a $100 million Series A financing and will launch a new round of financing to enter the trillion-dollar autopilot market.The financing is one of the largest amount of financing for China’s autonomous driving sector in 2019.This round of Dongfeng Motor has invested tens of millions of dollars, which is the largest investment by Chinese OEMs in this field.This round of financing will be used to build autonomous driving teams and expand the technical team.(36氪) President of Ningde Era Europe: Has joined forces with a number of European car companies to accelerate the electrification process Recently, the president of Ningde era Europe, Matthias Gutegraf, said in an interview with foreign media at the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show, “The three main themes of this year’s IAA Auto Show are electricization, electrification and electrification.” Matthias said, “The whole industry is talking about the transition from internal combustion engines to electric vehicles. The Ningde era has reached a number of European car companies.Deep cooperation, and is increasing R&D and investment from various aspects, and is committed to accelerating the realization of this vision.” (TechWeb) SAIC, BMW, and Didi received the first batch of intelligent networked vehicle demonstration application licenses issued by ShanghaiShanghai today issued the first batch of intelligent networked vehicle demonstration application licenses. The first batch of enterprises that have obtained licenses are SAIC, BMW and Didi.Shanghai has become the first city in China to issue this license for enterprises. Enterprises that have obtained demonstration application licenses can first carry out demonstration applications on urban roads.(Interface) Mercedes-Benz sold 60,100 units in China in August, up 12.8% year-on-year. According to Daimler’s official sales data, in August this year, the Mercedes-Benz brand delivered a total of 177,819 vehicles for the second consecutive month.Achieved double-digit growth (14%), but also set a new record for sales.In the Chinese market, Mercedes-Benz delivered a total of 60,134 new vehicles in August, a year-on-year increase of 12.8%. From January to August this year, Mercedes-Benz’s cumulative sales reached 464,226 units, up 4.1% year-on-year.(Sina Auto) and General Motors negotiations broke down, nearly 50,000 workers of the United Auto Union voted to strike. According to the US Consumer News and Business Channel (CNBC), due to the failure to reach an agreement with GM on salary, medical benefits, employment security and other issues.The United Auto Union (UAW) plans to start a strike on the 15th local time in the United States.According to the report, the strike involves about 48,000 workers, which will be put on hold or will be put on hold until the two sides reach an agreement.(Car home) new technology European Space Agency research and development of the lunar base to build special bricks European Space Agency (ESA) plans to establish an international lunar village on the moon in 2030, currently ESA researchers are planning how to build this base, includingLunar dust simulants are used to experiment with bricks.According to the ESA official website, Azimut Space’s research team has successfully used the materials on the earth to develop lunar weathering bricks.(Interface) Toyota develops future solutions for electric vehicles, solar panel auxiliary system According to foreign media reports, Toyota is studying the future solution of electric vehicles – covering the car with solar panels to help battery efficiency.Toyota began prototype testing of the Prius in July this year, and is working with Japan’s new energy and industrial technology development organization and Sharp to demonstrate that Sharp provides solar panels for the roof, hood and back cover.The system has been tested to add 35 miles (56 km) of cruising range to the Prius series and an additional 27 miles (43 km) of additional cruising range when the car is parked.(TechWeb).