Spy caught allegedly trying to steal Apple secrets

FBI has arrested an Apple employee who was about to fly to China with a laptop full of confidential files which included Apple’s intellectual property. It was known that the person was about to pass the documents and information to…

BMW Group extends mobility service offer in China by launching a Ride-Hailing business based in Chengdu

Today, the BMW Group announced the launch of its Ride-Hailing service in Chengdu, the capital city of the Chinese province Sichuan as part of its premium mobility brand ReachNow. The BMW Group is the first foreign company in China to…

Toyota Unveils New Corolla Sedans, sleek design, large screen inside

Toyota has unveiled new sedan models in the Corolla series (known in China as “Corolla” and “Levin”) in a world premiere at the Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition, which opened November 16. The new models deliver enhanced basic performance achieved by…

Toyota to Unveil New Corolla and New Levin Sedans at China’s Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition

Toyota will unveil new sedan models in the Corolla series (known in China as “Corolla” and “Levin”) in a world premiere at the Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition, which is scheduled to be held from November 16. Exhibits planned for the…

Ford and Baidu to test autonomous vehicles together

Ford and Baidu announced that the two of them will start a two-year joint autonomous vehicle test project in China. What better can it be to pair both Ford and Baidu together to tackle the challenge that is autonomous vehicles. The…

Waymo sets up subsidiary in China

Waymo which was previously parked under Google but now under the parent company, Alphabet, has set up a subsidiary in China according to a report by Reuters. This signals the internet giant’s push into China, especially in the self-driving market.…

BMW and Baidu work together to accelerate autonomous vehicle technology in China

Baidu, also known as the Google of China together with the BMW Group today announced they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), under which the BMW Group will join Apollo, the open autonomous driving platform by Baidu, as a board…

BMW becomes the first international company to obtain an autonomous test license in China

On May 14th 2018, BMW Group officially obtained the Shanghai Intelligent Connected Autonomous Driving Test License, issued by the Intelligent Connected Vehicle Road Test Promotion Team – consisting of Shanghai Municipal Commission of Economy and Informatization, Shanghai Municipal Public Security Bureau…

Toyota’s future in China is electric

Toyota announced that it plans to introduce to the Chinese market plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) versions of its “Corolla” and “Levin” passenger cars in 2019 and a battery electric vehicle (BEV) model based on its “C-HR” / “IZOA” compact SUV…

Alibaba and Ford unveil car vending machine in China

When it comes to vending machines, drinks, small electronics and snacks definitely come to mind. In China, they really think big, and by big, imagine a huge vending machine just for cars. E-commerce giant, Alibaba Group and Ford have teamed…

Volkswagen presents the new Touareg

Volkswagen just revealed the latest version of the large SUV, the Touareg. For the first time, the launch was done in China, their biggest market. SUVs are definitely in style and Volkswagen is hoping to capitalize on that especially in…

China’s social credit score may affect how you travel

Everyone here has heard about how notorious certain groups of tourists can be especially when in a foreign country. But don’t let some bad apples affect your entire image of a country. That is what China is aiming for with…

The Land Rover Dragon Challenge [+video]

Land Rovers have always been the pinnacle of what you might want in an SUV, especially for those who are after both luxury and practicality. And when I mean practicality, it is mostly to appeal to those who want to…

Car vending machines to become a reality soon [+video]

Alibaba’s Tmall said in August it would build an “Auto Vending Machine” to make “buying cars as easy as buying a can of Coke.” The so-called vending machine model will allow consumers to browse vehicles on their smartphones and purchase…

Mercedes Wants to Test out the autonomous driving tech in China

Pedestrian crossings on the motorway, separate speed limits for each lane, traffic signs with Chinese characters – traffic in China differs from that in Europe or the USA in many aspects. That is why China requires foreign motorists to have…

Tesla to open factory in China

A lot of car makers have set up shop in China in order to make use of their labour force as well as the cheap cost of manufacturing. This time, Tesla, on the other hand, has pulled off an amazing…

50 new Geely GC9 cars delivered to China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Geely Auto (Geely) announced recently that China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Service Bureau would continue to use Geely’s flagship sedan, the Geely GC9, within its diplomatic fleet. Fifty new Geely GC9s were delivered to the Beijing Diplomatic Service Bureau at…

China wants to ban fossil fuel cars

China joins London and France as they plan to set a time frame when automakers must end sales of fossil-fuel-powered vehicles. This, as well as other cities, have set a future where electric cars are the way forward. In a…

China’s Elevated Bus a Hoax?

There was a big buzz around when this project was launched in China. Notorious for their crazy long traffic jams, China has always sought to find solutions to their traffic woes. When this project was launched, the TEB or Transit…

Tesla close to opening a factory in China

Tesla, the electric car manufacturer, whose production is only in the US at the moment is close to coming to an agreement with the Chinese Government and a local player to set up a Tesla factory. The manufacturing plant is…

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