Xpeng, Li Auto, and Nio are downsizing as rising costs of raw materials and supply chain disruptions cut into profit margins.
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 | Shanghai automakers hit by lockdowns, China’s new push for driverless cars
Automakers in China is struggling to regain the momentum lost during a citywide lockdown in Shanghai that began in late March.
Drive I/O | Chinese EV makers face price hikes as nickel prices soar, Didi to enter EV market
Nickel price surge could further increase the cost of electric vehicles and force automakers to cut earnings forecasts.
Drive I/O | Huawei pushes further in EV, rules eased for foreign owners
Huawei burrowed further into the auto industry with the launch of the first vehicle with its homegrown operating system.