Classification: R&D
DiDi to launch robo-taxi services for the public in Jiading, Shanghai [2019-09-04]

SHANGHAI – Didi Chuxing (DiDi), the world’s leading mobile transportation platform, announced on August 30 that it plans to launch robo-taxi services for the general public in Jiading District, Shanghai.

GM China shows local R&D prowess at Tech Day as ATC celebrates 10 years [2019-08-01]

SHANGHAI – General Motors China doesn’t do a whole lot of events, and its senior executives rarely give interviews, unlike its counterparts at other multinational automakers.

Geely opens R&D center in Germany [2019-05-20]

FRANKFURT – Geely Auto Group (Geely) announced on May 16 that it has formally opened a new research and development facility in Raunheim, Germany to accelerate its innovation in new propulsion systems and next-generation mobility technology.

Chang'an inaugurates global R&D center in Chongqing [2019-04-26]

CHONGQING – Chang’an Auto held a ceremony here to celebrate the opening of its global smart R&D platform and the settlement of its global R&D center in the city on April 9.

Toyota drifts its way to local fuel cell research and components supply with Tsinghua and Foton tie-ups [2019-04-25]

BEIJING – For Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda, it was a busy weekend in Beijing. First, he personally took the wheel of a souped-up Toyota 86 and performed some drifting stunt in front of students and spectators at Tsinghua University on April 20.

In China, for the world: Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance establishes Joint Innovation Hub in Shanghai [2019-04-12]

SHANGHAI – Nissan Motor Co. said in a statement on April 12 that the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance has established a new research and development joint venture in Shanghai.

Nissan moves China design center from Beijing to Shanghai [2019-04-08]

SHANGHAI – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. announced on April 4 that it has relocated its China design center, one of the five global hubs charged with designing the company’

See further: Ford to begin production of first C-V2X-equipped vehicle in China in 2021 [2019-03-29]

SHANGHAI – Ford Motor Co. announced on March 26 plans to begin deploying cellular vehicle-to-everything, or C-V2X, technology in Ford vehicles in China in 2021.

FAW Group, China South Industries Group and Dongfeng to form T3 technology platform company [2018-12-28]

BEIJING – FAW Group, China South Industries Group Corp. (parent company of Chang’an Automobile Group) and Dongfeng Motor Corp.

Pininfarina Shanghai grows and expands from cars to architecture and industrial design [2019-01-14]

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