The Chinese search engine giant seeks to increase its self-driving advantages in the country’s EV consumption boom.
While rides are currently free, the company collects valuable data during every ride.
We’re joined this week by Vijay Govind, former IT and technology strategist at Ford based in China.
The market for NEVs in China is growing rapidly while the wider auto market cools.
The company is aiming for 100 vehicles in China and the US by early next year.
Faraday Future is a powerful tale of ugly corporate wrangling and unbridled ambition gone awry.
CES Asia, one of the world’s largest trade shows, kicked off in Shanghai on June 13. Over 500 companies from around the world are taking part in the three-day show, generating buzzes in artificial intelligence, autonomous driving, electric vehicles, and more. TechNode team is going to be live blogging from the event to bring the […]
Didi Chuxing is launching a program to alter the very nature of car ownership and shake up the automobile manufacturing supply chain in China—and beyond. The company masterminded a shift to “car operation” announcing the move at a glitzy event in Beijing attended by auto industry top brass. “In the future, software, hardware, and user […]
China issued on Thursday the first batch of licenses for road tests of driverless vehicles to NIO, a Chinese electric vehicle startup, and the state-owned auto maker SAIC Motor. The licenses would allow the two auto makers to test the vehicles (in Chinese) on a 5.6-km public road in Jiading District of Shanghai, as reported by […]
China is likely to become the next leader in new energy vehicles, said Ian Zhu, a partner at NIO Capital, founded by NextEV and VC firms. Zhu spoke at a panel called “The Car the Internet Made” during TechCrunch Shenzhen; he pinpointed some of the advantages of the Chinese electric vehicle market such as motor […]