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China’s Pony.ai nabs $400 million in new funding from Toyota

A Lexus RX equipped with Pony.ai’s self-driving system. (Image credit: Pony.ai) Autonomous vehicle startup Pony.ai…


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Nio reaches strategic investment deal with Hefei government

Nio kicked off mass production of its third electric SUV, the EC6, in the joint Nio-JAC plant in Hefei on Tuesday,…


BYD electric bus deal one of the biggest for US

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti spoke at an event at the city’s Department of Transportation on Thursday, Feb. 20,…


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China delays self-driving car deployment goal to 2025

(Image credit: BigStock/Akarat Phasura) China is postponing plans for massive autonomous vehicle (AV) deployment…


Meituan is piloting driverless deliveries in Beijing

A delivery robot is parked outside a Meituan pick-up station in the Shunyi district of Beijing. (Image credit:…


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Cobalt-free EV battery sales growth to top 50% in 2020: report

A customer is doing a test drive in Tesla's Xintiandi showroom, Shanghai, on March 11, 2019. (Image credit: Yu…


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Didi investing RMB 100 million to install plastic barriers in cars

A ride-hailing car equipped with a plastic barrier between the driver and passenger seats. (Image credit: Didi…


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Covid-19 could hit the brakes on China's electric vehicle sales

A ride-hailing driver from Caocao Mobility wears protective garments with face covered in Wuhan, the capital city of…


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Private equity firm Hillhouse sells off its Nio shares

A Nio showroom in Beijing on Sept. 28, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Coco Gao) Hillhouse Capital, a longtime Nio…


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China's January EV sales slump for sixth straight month

China reported a double-digit decrease in electric vehicle (EV) sales for a sixth consecutive month in January, and…