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CATL says no comment to Poland factory rumor
CATL is reportedly planning to build a €2 billion worth of battery plant in Poland and has scouted two locations for it. On December 21st, the battery mogul gave a “no comment” to a local media outlet regarding the rumor.
Photo credit: CATL
GAC AION to kick off Series-A investment round
GAC Group plans to further the mixed-ownership reform of GAC AION and introduce strategic investors to HYCAN and Ontime Mobility. Currently, GAC AION has completed asset restructuring and will kick off its A round of financing and employee stock ownership.
AION Y; photo credit: AION
CPCA: daily average sales increase 38% MoM in third week of Dec.
During the third week of December, the daily retail volume of passenger vehicles amounted to 67,000 units, down 8% year on year, but increased 38% compared to the same week in November, according to the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA).
Mercedes-Benz to recall 2,307 vehicles in China
Due to MBUX intelligent interactive display errors, Mercedes will recall 2,307 vehicles in China. The automaker will perform OTA updates to the system to eliminate potential safety risks.
The Alibaba-backed autonomous driving company, AutoX, has unveiled its RoboTaxi production facility, also the first L4 RoboTaxi production line in China to manufacture its latest Gen5 system-powered fully driverless RoboTaxis.
On Dec. 21, the No.2 workshop at CATL's Fuding lithium battery manufacturing base first phase was put into operation, according to a local media outlet, meaning the battery giant's largest single lithium-ion battery base officially began production.
Great Wall Motor’s independent, autonomous driving unit, Haomo.ai, announced that it has raised nearly RMB1 billion in its Series-A round of financing.
China’s leading commercial vehicle autonomous driving company, Plus.ai, announced that it is initiating joint tests with named commercial vehicle brand, Iveco, to test out their L4 autonomous driving heavy-duty trucks in Europe and China.
Shanghai NASN Automotive Electronics Co. Ltd. (NASN), the Chinese drive-by-wire supplier, recently announced it has raised 500 million yuan ($78.465 million) in the Series C funding, which was led by the investors like CATL, BOCGI, CMG-SDIC Capital, and GL Ventures.
China’s autonomous driving company, IDRIVERPLUS has officially delivered its first batch of modified Robotaxis to T3 Mobility, the ride-sharing platform established by FAW Group, Dongfeng Motor, and Changan Auto at their strategic agreement signing ceremony.
CATL has already plowed over 16 billion yuan ($2,510,867,200) into R&D businesses, Zeng Yuqun, chairman of CATL, said on Tuesday at an industrial meeting held by Gaogong Industry Research Institute (GGII).
JD Logistics of China’s e-commerce giant JD.com announced its partnership with Guangzhou Huadu District authorities for terminal autonomous delivery services in the district.
China’s major automaker, Great Wall Motor, announced that it had signed a strategic cooperation memorandum of understanding with the world-leading automotive supplier, Lear.
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