China has an appetite for European talentMon, 26, Sep 2016
When Mini chief designer Anders Warming abruptly bid his employer goodbye in July, it was a surprise -- and it stung.
Tesla fixes software bug that exposed hacking vulnerabilitiesWed, 21, Sep 2016
Tesla released a software update to fix bugs that allowed Chinese "white-hat hackers" to remotely break into the Model S' control system and disrupt actions including turn signals, seat positions, displays and the door lock system.
Chinese web-video tycoon raises $1.08 billion for electric carTue, 20, Sep 2016
China's Le Holdings Co. has raised $1.08 billion to develop its electric sports car that has drawn comparisons to the Batmobile, the latest in a series of alternative energy vehicle investments even as the industry is set for a Chinese government shake-up.
Chinese allege earlier Autopilot deathMon, 19, Sep 2016
News of a second crash involving Tesla Motors' semiautonomous driving system has raised questions about how early Tesla knew drivers may have been misusing the technology.
China's BYD expands U.S. manufacturing plantThu, 15, Sep 2016
Chinese automaker BYD, which is backed by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, said it launched its second of three phases of construction at its manufacturing plant in Lancaster, Calif., on Tuesday.
Fiat Chrysler exploring China JV with BAIC, report saysThu, 15, Sep 2016
Fiat Chrysler and BAIC are exploring a joint venture in China that would allow FCA to broaden its locally built models beyond the Jeep and Fiat brands, Bloomberg reported.
Nvidia shows off smaller AI computer for Baidu carTue, 13, Sep 2016
U.S. chipmaker Nvidia showed off on Monday a smaller and more efficient artificial intelligence computer for self-driving cars, saying it would power Baidu's mapping and autonomous vehicle technology.
Audi steps up collaboration with Chinese tech groupsMon, 12, Sep 2016
Audi has agreed to deepen collaboration with Chinese internet-technology companies to offer more digital services in the market. The automaker and FAW-Volkswagen, Volkswagen Group's joint venture with FAW, have signed letters of intent with Alibaba, Baidu and Tencent.
Nissan, Hyundai named in China's green-car subsidy scandalFri, 09, Sep 2016
China has accused more than 20 additional carmakers, including Nissan and Hyundai, of breaking rules on green-car subsidies, widening a scandal over a program to promote electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles.
China auto sales rise 25% on rush to beat expiring tax cutThu, 08, Sep 2016
China's passenger-vehicle sales climbed for a sixth consecutive month as consumers rushed to buy ahead of a tax cut due to expire at year-end and General Motors and Great Wall Motor emerged from stiff pricing competition with rising deliveries.
VW, JAC sign preliminary JV deal on electric cars in ChinaWed, 07, Sep 2016
VW Group has signed a preliminary deal with China's Jianghuai Automobile to explore making electric and plug-in hybrid cars in a new joint venture. The two sides aim to sign a formal agreement within five months.
Daimler will sell Mercedes EVs in China, market boss saysWed, 07, Sep 2016
Daimler plans to sell Mercedes EVs in China as the automaker seeks to capitalize on government initiatives aimed at expanding the market for new-energy vehicles, Hubertus Troska, its market chief, said. Daimler is due to unveil a long-range EV concept at the Paris auto show later this month.