XPeng CEO highlights chip shortage with hilarious video
XPeng CEO uses a KFC giveaway that went viral in China to express that the automotive industry is facing an ongoing chip shortage.
Shenzhen issues measures to boost consumption, including NEVs
Shenzhen will increase the availability of quotas for regular cars and provide subsidies to consumers who buy NEVs.
Further Reading: Why is Mobileye losing in China?
Mobileye has a business model that doesn't fit today's Chinese market, this article says.
NIO becomes first automaker in China to use Honeywell's refrigerant with ultra-low global warming potential
Honeywell's HFO-1234yf refrigerant has a GWP of less than 1, a 99.9% reduction compared to HFC refrigerants currently used in the Chinese market.
Most of XPeng's suppliers base in East China, ESG report shows
XPeng has 53 percent of its Tier 1 suppliers in East China and 35 percent in South China in 2021.
CATL partners with European electric bus maker Solaris on battery supply
CATL will supply Solaris' buses with lithium iron phosphate batteries using CTP (cell to pack) technology.
Pony.ai's permit to test autonomous vehicles in California revoked
In reviewing Pony.ai's application to renew its testing permit, the DMV found numerous violations in the driving records of active Pony.ai safety drivers.
Jidu's robot car completes design, enters production preparation stage
To make the futuristic design ready for mass production, Jidu's engineering team solved a number of technical challenges for the molding process, its CEO said.
Chinese self-driving startup WeRide secures strategic investment from Bosch
WeRide and Bosch have signed a strategic partnership agreement to jointly work on smart driving software development.
New battery built by Chinese team claims to be able to work in temperatures down to -70°C
The battery has 13 percent to 25 percent higher energy density than conventional lithium-ion batteries, and can be fully charged in 20 minutes.