Li Auto Inc. Announces Voluntary Recall
BEIJING, China, Nov. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Li Auto Inc. (“Li Auto” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: LI), an innovator in China’s new energy vehicle market, today announced a voluntary recall on some of its Li ONEs.
Effective on November 7, 2020, the Company will start to replace, free of charge, the control arm ball joint of the front suspension on 10,469 Li ONEs produced on or before June 1, 2020, in accordance with the requirements by the PRC State Administration for Market Regulation (“SAMR”). Li ONEs produced after June 1, 2020 are already equipped with an upgraded version of the control arm ball joint of the front suspension. The Company’s replacement plan as part of this voluntary recall, while strictly adhering to the SAMR requirements, is the same as the vehicle upgrade plan that the Company proactively initiated and announced on November 1, 2020. The Company expects to complete the replacement within three months.
As a user-driven automotive and technology enterprise, Li Auto always puts its users as its highest priority, and will continue sparing no efforts to provide its users with safer, more convenient and more value-added products and services.
About Li Auto Inc.
Li Auto Inc. is an innovator in China’s new energy vehicle market. The Company designs, develops, manufactures, and sells premium smart electric SUVs. Through innovative products, technology, and business model, the Company provides customers with safe, convenient, and cost-effective mobility solutions. Li Auto is the first to successfully commercialize extended-range electric vehicles in China. The Company started volume production of its first model, Li ONE, in November 2019. With Li ONE, the Company leverages its in-house technology to create value for its customers, focusing on range extension, smart technology, and autonomous driving solutions. Beyond Li ONE, the Company aims to expand its product line by developing new vehicles to target a broader consumer base.
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