NINGDE, Fujian – Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Ltd. (CATL), one of the largest lithium-ion battery suppliers in the world for electric vehicles, has signed a long-term agreement with Volvo Car Group for the global supply of battery modules for all models on the upcoming SPA2 and existing CMA modular vehicle Read More
NINGBO, Zhejiang – Geely plans to develop a fully autonomous driving system (SAE Level 4) that utilizes 5G communications, edge computing and V2X infrastructure technologies by 2022 that could be put into use at the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou.
The ambitious plan for the recently crowned chief partner of the Read More
– A total of 56 vehicles fitted with autonomous driving kits traversed 153,565
km on the streets of Beijing in 2018, according to the Beijing Autonomous
Vehicle Road Testing Annual Report 2018 released by the Beijing Municipal
Bureau of Economy and Information Technology (BJEIT) on March 29.
report is the first of its kind Read More
– by Mark Andrews
When GAC first
showed the Aion S at the 2018 Guangzhou Auto Show and billed it as a Tesla 3
killer it created more questions than answers. On March 1, the Aion S went on
pre-sale with both prices and the interior revealed. Yet while it provided some
answers it almost Read More
UPDATE: Tesla said in a securities filing on March 7 that it had signed an agreement with lenders in China for a 12-month facility of up to ¥3.5 billion ($521 million) for the $2 billion Shanghai Gigafactory, which, according to Chen Mingbo, director of Shanghai Municipal Commission of Economy and Read More
LAS VEGAS– BMW Group announced here on January 7 that it will become the first premium carmaker to launch Tmall Genie onto the market in China in selected BMW models. The intelligent voice assistant from Alibaba A.I. Labs will be fully and seamlessly integrated in BMW vehicles in China. As Read More
ZHENJIANG, Jiangsu – Beijing Electric Vehicle Co., Ltd. (BAIC BJEV) and Magna opened their technology joint venture – Magna Blue Sky Technology (Zhenjiang) Co., Ltd. – here on January 15, and broke ground for a new energy vehicle test center nearby.
The milestone comes about seven months after the two partners Read More
TIANJIN – National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) delivered the first batch of its 9-3 electric vehicles on December 29 to institutionabuyers, more than a year after production began at the Tianjin production facility of the joint venture Chinese smart EV startup.
“The first batch of 500 9-3s is being delivered to Read More
HANNOVER – Leading global supplier of commercial vehicle braking control systems WABCO Holdings Inc. and Chinese tech giant Baidu signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) here on September 19 on the sidelines of the ongoing IAA Commercial Vehicles to collaborate on developing a best-in-class, cost-effective and highly standardized suite of Read More
HANGZHOU – Bosch and Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on September 21 to cooperate and introduce Automated Valet Parking (AVP) in China.
The agreement reached at The Computing Conference 2018, Alibaba’s annual flagship showcase, came just a week after Bosch and Read More