iFlytek's expenses swell in the first quarter of 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) company iFlytek's first quarter revenue dropped by 25% from the end of last year, while…


Briefing: US self-driving company Aptiv to open research center in Shanghai

Aptiv takes its self-driving car ambitions (and tech) to China - Techcrunch What happened: US-based self-driving…


Nio executives not worried despite 'greater than anticipated downturn' in sales

An ES8 at Nio's booth during Auto Shanghai 2019 (Image credit: TechNode/Chris Udemans) Executives at electric vehicle…


Briefing: Chipmaker NXP invests in Chinese self-driving company Hawkeye

NXP invests in Chinese self-driving technology company Hawkeye - Reuters What happened: Dutch chipmaker NXP…


Briefing: Global automakers rush into China's EV market as subsidies fall

China’s auto show highlights electric ambitions - AP What happened: Automotive trade show Auto Shanghai, which opens…


Briefing: Geely launches premium electric car brand 'Geometry'

China's Geely launches new electric car brand 'Geometry' - Reuters What happened: Chinese automaker Geely, which holds…


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Briefing: Chinese surveillance cameras in UK parliament spark concerns

Cameras linked to Chinese government stir alarm in UK parliament - The Intercept What happened: Security firm Hikvision…


Baidu president named as a defendant in US lawsuit against EV maker Nio

Baidu president of new business Zhang Yaqin has become embroiled in a class action lawsuit against Chinese electric…


Briefing: Thieves fool smartphone facial recognition to steal Chinese man's life savings

Sleeping Chinese man robbed of US$1,800 as smartphone’s facial recognition system is caught napping - South China…


Jia Yueting teases new Faraday Future EV after tie up with Chinese gaming firm

Faraday Future's V9 as posted on Weibo by company CEO Jia Yueting (Image credit: Jia Yueting). Jia Yueting, CEO of…