Xiaomi has hired Yu Liguo, a former senior executive at state-owned automaker BAIC Motor, to lead its autonomous electric vehicle project.
Xiaomi leads funding round in high-voltage EV battery startup Chilye
Leading automakers have been embracing high-voltage battery systems, a technology and a longer driving range.
Two sessions 2022: 5 Chinese tech leaders weigh in
The annual meetings of the National People’s Congress (NPC) and the advisory Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) being held this week are most important for the windows they provide into the government’s economic targets and policy priorities in the coming year. But the so-called “two sessions” meetings also enable some top private enterprise executives who are […]
Geely reportedly in talks to acquire Alibaba-backed smartphone maker Meizu
The move comes against the backdrop of China’s big tech firms pushing to develop vehicles with smart cabin systems and autonomous driving technologies.
Nio remains bullish on research, profitability, and US plans: CEO
Li’s comments come at a time when China’s EV sales start to slow amid potential recession worries, growing competition, and supply chain disruptions due to frequent Covid comebacks.
Nio is reportedly getting into the business of making smartphones
Nio’s pursuit of making smartphones comes as other Chinese tech companies are making plans to build EVs, looking to profit in the world’s biggest auto market embracing EVs.
Chinese EV makers Nio, Xpeng, and Li Auto expand bets on self-produced chips: report
Major Chinese EV makers – Nio, Xpeng, and Li Auto – are all making moves in producing their own chips for vehicles, including NPU and more.
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 | 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.