QCraft launched a robobus project in the eastern city of Wuxi on Oct. 23. TechNode got a look at the driverless future with a ride on one of its buses.
Baidu’s EV firm Jidu aims to take on Tesla
Jidu plans to launch the standard version next April, which CEO told TechNode could be “very competitive” on price.
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TechNode China had a chance to test drive an EV, co-developed by Huawei and automaker Seres. Here are our takeaways.
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TechNode talked to Da Fang, co-founder and chief scientist of QCraft on the developments of Chinese autonomous vehicles.
Drive I/O | Chinese EV makers downsize while battery makers expand production
Xpeng, Li Auto, and Nio are downsizing as rising costs of raw materials and supply chain disruptions cut into profit margins.
Drive I/O | Meet the newest upstarts likely to grab chunks of China’s EV market
With a flood of new money supercharging the industry, third-tier EV makers are emerging as powerful forces.
China gets creative with unmanned tech to combat coronavirus outbreak
Previously farfetched unmanned technologies are finding real use cases as China adapts to all-remote life. Some will stay with us.
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Xiaomi is pouring billions of RMB into the auto sector and placing some big bets on multiple startups to build a complete auto supply chain.
Drive I/O | A flying start for China EV sales, CATL retains global dominance
Chinese EV sales reported robust figures in January. Tesla ended 2021 with a solid profit performance. CATL retained its competitive lead.
Drive I/O | Auto China 2021: A banner year for Nio, Xpeng, and Li Auto
We round up the most significant milestones in the three auto companies’ turbulent history this year and what’s next for them in 2022.