Classification: Smart EV
Robosense receives China's largest funding for a LiDAR company at over $45 million [2018-10-16]

SHENZHEN – RoboSense, the world’s leading autonomous driving LiDAR perception solution provider, announced on October 10 the completion of China’

New start, new responsibilities: WM Motor sticking to 10,000/100,000-unit delivery target in '18/'19 as EX5 handed to customers [2018-10-08]

WENZHOU, Zhejiang – Freeman Shen reiterated that WM Motor will be able to deliver 10,000 vehicles over the remaining three months of 2018 and 100,000 units in 2019, ambitious targets that, if achieved, would catapult the Chinese smart EV startup into a top-selling new energy vehicle manufacturer not just within the so-called “

Groupe PSA's Free2Move car sharing service launched in Wuhan, fleet to expand to 3,000 in '19 [2018-10-08]

WUHAN – Groupe PSA launched its Free2Move car sharing service in Wuhan, Hubei Province on September 28, becoming the latest foreign automaker to launch such services in the country.

Ford tests C-V2X tech for first time on public roads in China [2018-09-17]

WUXI, Jiangsu – Ford Motor Co. has successfully conducted tests of Cellular Vehicle-To-Everything (C-V2X) technologies for the first time on public roads in China, as part of an ongoing pilot project in Wuxi, Jiangsu Province.

BYD launches "D++" open-source platform, teams up with Baidu on autonomous driving and debuts blockchain-based carbon banking solution [2018-09-15]

SHENZHEN – BYD officially launched its groundbreaking “D++” open-source platform at the BYD Worldwide Developer Conference in Shenzhen on September 5.

Ford-owned Autonomic partners with Alibaba Cloud to deliver enhanced mobility experiences for Chinese consumers [2018-08-17]

SHANGHAI – Ford Motor announced on August 14 that Autonomic, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ford Smart Mobility LLC, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, to bring the Transportation Mobility Cloud (TMC) to China.

A new brand from a new brand: SITECH's high-end brand GYON to launch nine models in eight years [2018-08-15]

LOS ANGELES – A new brand launching another new brand, it seems to be the craze right now in the Chinese smart EV startup space.

NIO's William Li lays down bet with Xpeng Motors' He Xiaopeng on 10,000-unit delivery target [2018-08-10]

UPDATE: He Xiaopeng confirmed on August 6 that he will honor the bet via his personal WeChat post, saying that “

Xpeng Motors completes B+ round financing of ¥4 billion [2018-08-10]

GUANGZHOU – Xpeng Motors announced on August 2 that it has completed its B+ round financing of ¥4 billion co-led by Primavera Capital Group, Morningside Venture Capital and He Xiaopeng, chairman and CEO of Xpeng Motors, representing the largest single round of financing so far in 2018 among Chinese smart EV startups.

Project Archimedes: HOZON AUTO to sell 100,000 EVs by 2020 in new three-year plan [2018-08-03]

WUZHEN, Zhejiang – Zhejiang HOZON Automobile Co., Ltd. (HOZON AUTO) wants to sell more than 100,000 vehicles cumulatively by the end of 2020 and become one of the top 10 new energy vehicle manufacturers, according to Zhang Yong, president of the Chinese smart EV startup.