Briefing: Netizens question Tesla for Shanghai vehicle fire report

Tesla vehicle fire in Shanghai caused by single battery module - TechCrunch What happened: Tesla on Friday released its…


Nio loses two executives as challenges to EV business mount

The outside of the new Nio store in Shanghai on April 11, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Shi Jiayi) Electric vehicle…


China to nearly double coverage of world's largest C-V2X city network

Screenshots of a C-V2X demonstration for collision warnings at an intersection in the eastern Chinese city of Wuxi.…


BYD takes aim at high-end market with bold design strategy

The E-SEED GT, BYD's concept model released at this year's Auto Shanghai event in April, 2019. (Image credit: BYD) BYD,…


Briefing: Apple acquires self-driving startup Drive.ai days before shutdown

Apple buys self-driving startup Drive.ai just days before it would have died - The Verge What happened: Apple on…


Briefing: Changsha issues licenses for AV road tests, Baidu to offer driverless rides

长沙推进自动驾驶路测 一次性为5企业发49张测试牌照 - Sina Tech What happened: Chinese authorities on Friday granted five self-driving companies…


Alibaba Cloud's chief scientist Min Wanli resigns to start VC firm

  Simon Hu, then-president of Alibaba Cloud, launched ET City Brain 2.0 at the company's Cloud Computing…


Briefing: Geely taps Swedish firm Zenuity for driverless car software

China's Geely picks Swedish software firm for driverless cars - Reuters What happened: China’s largest private…


Tencent partners with GAC to launch ride-hailing firm, OnTime

(Image credit: OnTime) Tencent has aligned with state-backed GAC Group to launch a ride-hailing platform named OnTime…


Briefing: Guangzhou grants 20 test licenses to self-driving startup WeRide

文远知行WeRide获20张广州路测牌照 数量位居全国第二 - Synced What happened: The government of the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou on…