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China Energy Crisis: Suppliers Apple, Tesla and Others Suspend Production Due to Power Shortages

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There are new details about the stoppage of production at various Chinese factories, among which there were suppliers not only from Apple, but also from Tesla and other companies. We have already reported that some iPhone 13 component suppliers have stopped production.

A number of key suppliers Apple and Tesla have confirmed they have stopped production on Sunday to help the country cope with the power outages. In addition to previously reported Yisheng Precision Industry and Xinxing Electronics, Unimicron Know-how Corp has confirmed that its subsidiaries in China had to shut down production from noon on September 26 to midnight on September 30 to “adjust to local government power restrictions.” …

Eson Precision Engineering, a subsidiary of Foxconn, said it has suspended production Sunday through Friday at its facilities in the Chinese metropolis of Kunshan. IPhone speaker supplier Concraft Holding has suspended production for 5 days until Thursday afternoon and will try to make the most of its stock.

Analysts point out that the current electricity shortage in China is caused by a shortage of coal and tightening emission requirements. The shutdown in factories is expected to jeopardize supply chain continuity during the Christmas season for a variety of electronics, including the iPhone 13 and other devices.

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Ford has set a new record for the U.S. electric vehicle market. The company is second in the market after Tesla

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Ford has set a new record for the US electric

In the U.S. battery electric vehicle (BEV) market, Ford is number two, behind only Tesla.

Ford has set a new record for the U.S. electric vehicle market.  The company is second in the market after Tesla

In July this year, the total sales of Ford and Lincoln cars in the domestic market increased by 36.6% in annual terms and amounted to 163,942 cars. At the same time, Ford sales increased by 35.5% to 156,975 units, while Lincoln sales increased by 64.5% to 6,968 units.

Domestic sales of all-electric Ford vehicles hit a new record. In July of this year, the company sold 7,669 such vehicles, which is 169% more than a year earlier. In the structure of Ford sales in the US car market, such cars accounted for 4.9%, which is also a new record for the automaker.

The company notes that the growth rate of sales of Ford electric vehicles is ahead of the dynamics of the entire market, and in terms of the number of cars sold, the automaker is in second place, second only to Tesla.

Ford’s EV share is growing fast, the company said in a statement. — In July, Ford took a nearly 11 percent share in this segment of the car market, which was the highest figure in the history of the company.“.

In total, in July this year, Ford sold 2,173 Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickups, 4,970 Ford Mustang Mach-E vehicles, and 526 Ford E-Transit vans.

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Geely electric vehicles move to Huawei platform

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Geely electric vehicles move to Huawei platform

Geely, through its official page on the Weibo social network, announced that Geometry brand vehicles (and these are exclusively electric vehicles) are moving to the Huawei platform. Huawei has both hardware and software platforms for electric vehicles, in this case we are talking about the second.

Geely electric vehicles move to Huawei platform

In the teaser, Geely showed the interior of a promising electric car – the first with the Huawei HarmonyOS Smart Cockpit system. Geely has three models under the Geometry brand – A, C and E. The picture, apparently, appears on the fourth. She will receive a large touch screen on the front panel and a large projection display.

Geely electric vehicles move to Huawei platform

There are no more details about Geely’s upcoming electric car, but as far as the HarmonyOS Smart Cockpit is concerned, it’s a pretty smart system. So, for example, it automatically turns on the dark theme of the media system design depending on the time of day, and also automatically turns on air recirculation at the entrance to the tunnel. The tight integration of HarmonyOS Smart Cockpit allows you to display the navigation running on your phone anywhere – even on the projection screen, even on the dashboard, even on the central display of the media system. And this, of course, is far from all its possibilities.

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Indian crossover Mahindra Scorpio-N for $ 15,000 is being bought up like hit smartphones. 25,000 applications were processed in a minute, the site went down

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Indian crossover Mahindra Scorpio N for 15000 is being bought

In India, pre-sales of the Mahindra Scorpio-N crossover have started, and even the Tesla Cybertruck can envy the popularity of this model. In just a minute, the company collected 25,000 bids for the purchase, and bids – with a deposit of $ 227. That is, people are really ready to buy a car.

Indian crossover Mahindra Scorpio-N for $ 15,000 is being bought up like hit smartphones.  25,000 applications were processed in a minute, the site went down

Not surprisingly, with such a stir, the official website fell. Potential buyers with complaints about the inaccessibility of the web resource poured into social networks, but the situation, apparently, was quickly resolved, as 100,000 purchase requests were collected for a car in half an hour. And all with a deposit. It is interesting that those who have submitted an application for the purchase have time until August 15 to choose a different configuration or, for example, an engine, but after that nothing can be changed. Deliveries of the first cars are promised on September 26, Mahindra is going to produce more than 20,000 cars by December, so there is a chance that all the cars ordered in the first minute will be delivered to their owners before the end of the year.

Indian crossover Mahindra Scorpio-N for $ 15,000 is being bought up like hit smartphones.  25,000 applications were processed in a minute, the site went down

Why did Mahindra Scorpio-N become a hit in India? The main thing here, of course, is the price. The base version costs $15,200, while the top version costs $24,700. But then, with the start of large-scale sales, the car will rise in price.

Indian crossover Mahindra Scorpio-N for $ 15,000 is being bought up like hit smartphones.  25,000 applications were processed in a minute, the site went down

Mahindra Scorpio-N is a compact crossover, but able to accommodate seven people. Inside is a 7-inch digital instrument cluster and an 8-inch media system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support, as well as Amazon Alexa voice assistant. The Top version has a Sony audio system with 12 speakers.

Indian crossover Mahindra Scorpio-N for $ 15,000 is being bought up like hit smartphones.  25,000 applications were processed in a minute, the site went down

The crossover is equipped with a 2.0-liter mStallion gasoline engine with 197 hp. and a mHawk diesel engine with a volume of 2.2 liters and a power of 175 hp. Both are mated to a manual transmission or a six-speed automatic transmission. The basic versions are single-wheel drive, the top ones are all-wheel drive.

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