Swapping batteries in ebikes is pretty common, but things get more complicated for electric cars. EV maker Nio has had swappable batteries at the heart of its design language for a while now, and has recently celebrated its 500,000th battery swap.
Auto Shanghai is a different from other international auto shows. Staple brands that dominate the rest of the circuit get diluted in a pool of names you don't see much of — SAIC, JAC, BYD, etc. Suddenly, you're a young kid at his very first auto show, where everything is new and wondrous.