A management reshuffle signals commitment as Huawei tries to break into the fast-growing autonomous and electric vehicle sector.
SAIC is among a list of state-backed automotive majors shifting towards startup chipmaker Horizon Robotics as a domestic substitute for global suppliers.
The move is a direct response to consistent concerns among existing carmakers about the potential threat of Huawei entering the industry and manufacturing its own cars.
The two companies plan to release a model in China in 2022, said Mobileye’s CEO.
Nio’s founder said the company will enhance the efficiency of its business operations to develop next-generation products.
The city ranked second among Chinese cities in car production with nearly 2.97 million units in 2018.