Didi's aggregation plan leaves smaller ride-hailers in a difficult position

Cracks are emerging in China’s ride-hailing sector as dominant companies seek to monetize their rivals, a move which…


The official headshot of Li Xiang, CHJ founder and CEO (Image credit: CHJ)

Meituan’s Wang Xing leads EV maker Chehejia's $530 million Series C

The official headshot of Li Xiang, CHJ founder and CEO (Image credit: CHJ) Chinese electric vehicle maker Chehejia has…


Nio co-founder's exit leaves future uncertain

Outside of the new Nio store in Shanghai on April 11, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Shi Jiayi) Nio co-founder Jack…


UPS invests in unmanned truck developer TuSimple

(Image credit: TuSimple) Autonomous truck startup TuSimple has received an undisclosed amount of funding from UPS, as…


Meituan starts recruitment drive for mapping services

Screenshots showing a list of engineering positions for map services posted by Meituan on a Chinese online recruitment…


Ride-hailers may face app store delisting over illegal drivers in Shanghai

  (Image credit: Didi) Didi Chuxing has been ordered to pay fines totaling RMB 5.5 million ($780,000) for failing…


Nio deliveries slumped by one-third in July despite new SUV launch

An ES8 at Nio's booth during Auto Shanghai 2019 (Photo credit: TechNode/Chris Udemans) Chinese electric carmaker Nio…


Toyota plans new China battery plant as Beijing pivots to hybrids

(Image credit: Toyota) Toyota reportedly aims to set up a fourth hybrid vehicle battery plant in China as Beijing has…


A battery swap station in Shanghai. (Image credit: Nio)

Nio seeks to allay customer fears over range with new battery swap stations

Nio's battery swap station in Shenzhen. (Image credit: Nio) Nio is opening battery swap stations in major Chinese…


Tesla slashes price of full Autopilot package in China

A customer views a model at Tesla's Xintiandi showroom, Shanghai, on March 11, 2019. (Image credit: Yu…