Xiaomi has recently announced several management changes in its electric vehicle business unit, as the Chinese smartphone maker aims to ensure the mass production of its first consumer car remains on schedule for the first half of 2024, according to a June 2 report by 36Kr. Huang Zhengyu, a vice president at Xiaomi and a former executive at Canadian auto supplier Magna, will take responsibility for supply chain management, while Li Xiaoshuang, another VP and a long-time employee at Xiaomi, will oversee the marketing strategy for the EV business, the report said, citing people familiar with the matter. The company spent RMB 3.1 billion ($440 million) on EV manufacturing, among other innovative businesses, and set up a dedicated team of 2,300 members as of last year, according to its financial results. [36Kr, in Chinese]