Classification: Smart EV
HYCAN emerges from GAC NIO, first smart electric SUV to begin deliveries by mid-2020 [2019-05-23]

HANGZHOU – Yet another new brand has emerged in the crowded Chinese smart EV startup scene. And it’

Byton CEO responds to chairman departure, reiterates M-Byte SOP schedule and financial viability [2019-04-25]

BEIJING – One of the biggest surprises at this year’s Auto Shanghai 2019 is the absence of Byton but the appearance of Dr. Carsten Breitfeld not as the chairman of the company but rather CEO of another Chinese smart EV startup: ICONIQ Motors.

Baidu vs. Who won Beijing's AV road testing war? [2019-04-12]

BEIJING – 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.

100,000,000 km and counting: NIO reaches new milestone in ES8 km driven [2019-04-12]

SHANGHAI – One hundred million kilometers. That’s how many kilometers owners of NIO’

LeapMotor teases new crossover concept before Shanghai Auto Show debut, eyes launch by end of 2020 [2019-03-26]

HANGZHOU – Zhejiang LeapMotor Technology Co., Ltd. said in a statement on March 25 that it will unveil its first crossover SUV concept based on its C-platform at the upcoming Shanghai Auto Show.

Xpeng Motors denies wrongdoings in Tesla lawsuit against engineer over Autopilot source code theft [2019-03-22]

GUANGZHOU – Xpeng Motors issued a statement on March 22 denying any wrongdoings by one of its employees who had a lawsuit filed against him a day earlier by his former employer Tesla.

Xpeng Motors teases second production EV ahead of Shanghai debut, opens 30 supercharging stations [2019-03-22]

GUANGZHOU – Xpeng Motors, which is preparing for quantity delivery of the G3 smart electric SUV that it launched last December, will debut its second production EV, codenamed E28, at the upcoming Shanghai Auto Show in April, according to He Xiaopeng, chairman and CEO of the Chinese smart EV startup.

Electric AionS [2019-03-29]

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.

NIO scraps plans for Shanghai plant, loses nearly ¥10 billion in 2018 as deliveries slow in 2019 [2019-03-18]

SHANGHAI – NIO may have delivered on its promise to produce and sell 10,000 ES8s in 2018, in just a little over six months since deliveries began in June 28, but it also lost nearly ¥10 billion during that time and plans for a Shanghai factory have been scrapped while deliveries in the first two months of 2019 slowed down significantly.

Spring is here: WM Motor secures ¥3 billion in C-round financing led by Baidu, total funding now close to ¥23 billion [2019-03-18]

SHANGHAI – WM Motor said in a statement on March 8 that it has secured a ¥3 billion financing round led by Baidu and participated by Taihang Industrial Fund and Linear Venture, among others.