Zhang Bo, CTO of Didi Chuxing spoke at this year's China National Computer Congress in Suzhou on Friday, October 18, 2019. (Image credit: Didi Chuxing)

Didi opens transit datasets to public for urban planning use

Zhang Bo, CTO of Didi Chuxing, spoke at the China National Computer Congress in Suzhou on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. (Image…


Zotye E200 Pro, one of its best-selling low-end mini-cars with a NEDC range of 301 km and a price tag RMB 70,000 after the subsidy. (Image credit: Zotye)

No JV for Chinese EV firm Zotye and Ford as pressure mounts in auto sector

One of Zotye's best-selling mini-cars, the E200 Pro, with a NEDC range of 187 miles and a price tag of RMB 70,000…


Nio deemed too risky as government cancels talks for a factory in Huzhou

Nio‘s logo outside one of its showrooms on Sept. 28, 2019 in Beijing. (Image credit: TechNode/Coco Gao) The government…


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Faraday Future's Jia Yueting files for bankruptcy in US, to return to China

Jia Yueting, founder of electric vehicle startup Faraday Future and Chinese internet company LeEco. (Image credit:…


Mapping firm Kuandeng nabs $14.2 million in Series A+

(Image credit: Kuangdeng) Tethered to the rise of autonomous driving are the high-definition (HD) maps which function…


China's EV market slide extends as Geely, BYD September sales disappoint

Defying peak seasonal patterns, China’s electric vehicle market gave little indication of a rebound in September as…


Accenture to acquire China auto tech startup Futuremove Automotive

(Image credit: Futuremove Automotive) Accenture announced Tuesday that it has agreed to acquire Futuremove Automotive,…


William Li, founder, chairman and CEO of Nio (Image credit: Nio)

Nio's aggressive promotions drive surge in Q3 sales

Nio's founder and CEO, Li Bin. (Image credit: Nio) After a number of setbacks in the first half of the year, Nio may be…


A supercharger in the first jointly built supercharging station by Xpeng and TELD in Qingdao, a coastal city in the eastern Shandong province. (Image credit: Xpeng Motors)

Xpeng partners with China’s largest charging network to expand infrastructure

A supercharger in the first joint supercharging station between Xpeng and TELD in Qingdao (Image credit: Xpeng Motors)……


Xpeng Motors showcased P7, its first four-door coupe model with Level 3-ready autonomous driving capabilities at Alibaba Cloud's APSARA Computing Conference in Hangzhou in September, 2019. (Image credit: Xpeng Motors)

Alibaba to launch in-vehicle mini apps, starting with Xpeng Motors sedan

Xpeng Motors showcased P7, its first four-door coupe with Level 3-ready autonomous driving capabilities at Alibaba…