Classification: R&D
Pininfarina Shanghai grows and expands from cars to architecture and industrial design [2018-12-03]

SHANGHAI – Italian design house Pininfarina Group celebrated the growth of its Chinese design studio –

Daimler expands China R&D footprint with new ¥1.1 billion tech center in Beijing [2018-11-20]

BEIJING – Daimler announced on November 14 plans to build a new Research and Development Tech Center China in Beijing with a total investment of over ¥1.

Daimler and Bosch demonstrate driverless parking in Beijing, key to AVP lies in intelligent infrastructure [2018-09-17]

BEIJING – ABS, ESP and now Automated Valet Parking (AVP). Daimler and Bosch are trying to make the driverless parking technology as ubiquitous as ABS and ESP they pioneered years ago now as standard features found on almost every car.

Suning completes test of self-driving heavy-duty truck [2018-06-06]

SHANGHAI – Suning Logistics, a subsidiary of Chinese commercial giant Suning Holdings Group, has completed driving tests for its autonomous heavy-duty truck, the “

BMW first int'l automaker to receive autonomous vehicle road test permit in China, opens China R&D Center in Beijing [2018-05-30]

SHANGHAI/BEIJING – BMW Group has officially become the first international automaker to receive an open road test permit for autonomous vehicles in China when it received the Shanghai Intelligent Connected Autonomous Driving Test License on May 14 issued by the Intelligent Connected Vehicle Road Test Promotion Team –

SenseTime receives C-round financing of $600 million, led by Alibaba Group [2018-05-23]

BEIJING – SenseTime, China’s leading artificial intelligence (AI) company, announced on April 9 that it has received C-round financing of $600 million, led by Alibaba Group and followed by Singapore Sovereign Wealth Fund Temasek, Suning.

National New Energy Vehicle Technology Innovation Center established in Beijing [2018-03-23]

BEIJING – The National New Energy Vehicle Technology Innovation Center was officially established in Beijing on March 1, becoming the second national technology innovation center constructed by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) and the first such center for the auto industry.

China's first large-scale integrated ICV test base starts construction [2018-01-26]

CHONGQING – China’s first large-scale integrated intelligent connected vehicle (ICV) test base, wholly created by China Automotive Engineering Research Institute Co., Ltd.

Volkswagen's Future Center Asia in Beijing to create mobility solutions for China and Asia [2018-01-26]

BEIJING – Volkswagen Group officially opened its Future Center Asia in Beijing on January 24 that will focus on delivering mobility solutions tailored to the expectations of customers in China and Asia that can also be transferred to the world.

Beijing issues China's first guidelines to allow autonomous vehicle testing on public roads [2017-12-27]

BEIJING – The Beijing Municipal Commission of Transport, Beijing Traffic Management Bureau and Beijing Municipal Commission of Economy and Information Technology jointly issued The Guidelines on Accelerating the Road Test of Autonomous Vehicles in Beijing and The Regulations on Managing and Implementing the Road Test of Autonomous Vehicles in Beijing on December 18.