Tesla’s China-made Model Y may soon be a reality

By Jill Shen

The made-in-China Model Y may start rolling off the Shanghai Gigafactory production lines of US electric carmaker Tesla earlier than expected. The company has placed a RMB 220 million ($31 million) order from a Chinese auto parts supplier for its compa…

Didi is refocusing on growth as safety concerns wane

By Jill Shen

Chinese biggest ride-hailing platform Didi Chuxing is planning to expand its presence in public transport sector over the next three years outlined in a set of new growth targets, according to a Chinese media report.

Why it matters: Didi’s recent mo…

Didi is close to $300 million deal with Softbank

By Jill Shen

Chinese mobility service provider Didi Chuxing has reportedly been in talks with Softbank for $300 million in fresh funding for its autonomous driving unit.

Why it matters: The investment is a vote of confidence in a Chinese AV startup during a low …