Classification: R&D
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 –

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.