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Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA), NIO Inc. (NYSE:NIO) – Nio CEO Missing From Forbes’ China’s 100 Richest List But Tesla Supplier CATL’s Founder And These EV Entrepreneurs Make The Cut



Alibaba Group Holdings (NYSE: BABA) co-founder Jack Ma has been named the fifth-richest particular person in China, two ranks under battery provider CATL Chairman Robin Zeng within the newest Forbes “China’s 100 Richest” checklist.

What Occurred: Ma, who misplaced the title as China’s richest particular person earlier this yr after coming below regulatory assault, has a web price of $41.4 billion, as per the newest Forbes report. 

Founding father of beverage firm Nongfu Spring, Zhong Shanshan, is the richest particular person in China with a wealth of $65.9 billion, adopted by Zhang Yiming, founding father of TikTok mother or father ByteDance.

At quantity three is CATL founder Zeng, who greater than doubled his web price from a yr in the past at $50.8 billion. CATL provides batteries to Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) and Nio Inc. (NYSE: NIO) amongst different automakers.

Amongst different electrical car entrepreneurs, leaders of automakers BYD Co (OTC: BYDDY) and Xpeng Inc (NYSE: XPEV) additionally made it to the checklist whilst Nio Inc (NYSE: NIO) founders missed out.

See Additionally: Tesla, NIO Battery Provider CATL’s Chairman Is Now Richer Than Alibaba Co-Founder Jack Ma: Forbe

BYD’s Wang Chuanfu made it to the checklist at No. 14 with a web price of $23.5 billion. The automaker’s electrical car gross sales rose threefold within the first 9 months of the yr to 337,579 autos from a yr in the past.

Xpeng co-founder He Xiaopeng ranked 76 with a web price of $7.46 billion. 

Not one of the Nio co-founders — William Li and Lihong Qin — made it to the Forbes checklist this yr. 

Why It Issues: The fast electrical car adoption internationally is creating a brand new line of billionaires and has been lifting the online price of these linked to the ecosystem. Trade disruptor Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk is the world’s richest particular person, with the latest surge within the firm’s inventory value placing him nicely forward of different contestants.

Value Motion: BABA shares are down 27% up to now this yr and closed 2.05% larger at $166.24 a share on Wednesday. BYD shares have risen 35.3% up to now this yr and closed 0.69% decrease at $75.89 a share.

Photograph: Courtesy of World Financial Discussion board through Wikimedia

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