SAIC is among a list of state-backed automotive majors shifting towards startup chipmaker Horizon Robotics as a domestic substitute for global suppliers.
Huawei won’t be making cars after all: company
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.
Nio names new head of self-driving unit
The change comes as Nio works to catch up with peers in the self-driving car race after securing $1 billion in funding from the Chinese government.
Tesla ramps up China hiring in bid for ‘full vehicle autonomy’ by year-end
Tesla has been ramping up its hiring in China lately as part of a broader strategy to localize software and user data in the world’s biggest auto market
Baidu invests further in WM Motor to raise stakes in smart mobility
The Chinese search engine giant seeks to increase its self-driving advantages in the country’s EV consumption boom.
Briefing: Didi and BAIC set up joint venture to work on electric vehicles
The market for NEVs in China is growing rapidly while the wider auto market cools.