Classification: Smart EV
Baidu expands AI ecosystem with Geely tie-up, latest version of Apollo AD platform [2019-07-17]

BEIJING – The audience at this year’s Baidu Create 2019, Baidu’s third annual AI developer conference, got another dose of the unexpected when Baidu Founder, Chairman & CEO Robin Li got doused with a bottle of water from a spectator onstage while delivering his opening keynote on the morning of July 3.

Geely releases GKUI19 with China's first independently developed custom vehicle system-on-chip [2019-07-06]

BEIJING – Geely invested subsidiary, ECARX, officially announced on July 3 the company’s new E-Series chipset at the launch of the GKUI19 and the global showcase of the Geely Boyue PRO, the first vehicle to use both GKUI19 and the E-Series chipset.

Leapmotor delivers first S01s to customers, targeting 10,000 units for 2019 [2019-07-05]

HANGZHOU – Chinese smart EV startup Leapmotor began delivery of its first model, the S01 smart electric coupe, on June 28.

Evergrande-owned NEVS begins production of 93 EV [2019-07-05]

TIANJIN – National Electric Vehicles Sweden (NEVS), now part of China Evergrande Group, the country’

5GAA brings together key actors to share advances on C-V2X deployment in China at MWC Shanghai 2019 [2019-07-01]

SHANGHAI – The 5G Automotive Association (5GAA), with the engagement of relevant ecosystem actors in China, from government officials to telecom and automaker companies and the larger 5GAA community, took stage on June 27 at the MWC Shanghai 2019 to explain the state of deployment of the “

China leading the world in vision-based autonomous driving, here's how AutoX is doing it [2019-06-21]

Two months ago Tesla sponsored its first Autonomy Day where Elon Musk expounded at length about how LiDAR is not needed for autonomous driving.

NIO starts deliveries of the ES6 as investigations on recent ES8 fires continue [2019-07-15]

SHANGHAI – NIO officially began delivery of its second model – the ES6 5-seater high-performance, long-range, electric SUV –

Xpeng Motors reaches 10,000-unit production milestone [2019-06-20]

ZHENGZHOU, Henan – Xpeng Motors produced the 10,000th G3 smart electric SUV on June 18 at its Zhengzhou Xpeng smart factory via manufacturing partner Haima Auto, becoming the third Chinese smart EV startup to have reached the production milestone following NIO and WM Motor.

Meituan Dianping to invest $300 million in Chinese smart EV startup CHJ Automotive [2019-06-20]

BEIJING – Chinese smart EV startup CHJ Automotive, which is gearing up to produce and launch the Leading Ideal ONE extended range electric SUV by yearend, is reportedly getting a huge investment in its Series C financing round from China’

Evergrande plows down ¥280 billion for NEV production bases in Shenyang and Guangzhou [2019-06-20]

SHENYANG/GUANGZHOU – China Evergrande Group, the country’s leading real estate, tourism and health conglomerate, has plowed down a total of ¥280 billion within a span of four days in June to further expand its already mushrooming new energy vehicle business.