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Semiconductor bottlenecks hit auto sector, VW, Bosch, Continental warn

4:40pm GMT

BEIJING German auto suppliers Continental, Bosch and Volkswagen the world's largest carmaker, on Friday warned about a shortage of semiconductor components needed for automotive production.

China's car production may face disruptions from chip shortage- VW says

11:36am GMT

BEIJING, Dec 4 Volkswagen AG, the biggest foreign automaker in China, on Friday said China's overall auto production could be interrupted after the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted chip supplies globally for some electronic components.

Alibaba-backed autonomous car firm AutoX starts driverless testing

03 Dec 2020

BEIJING/SHANGHAI Chinese autonomous vehicle startup AutoX, backed by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, said on Thursday it has started fully driverless vehicle testing in China with Pacifica minivans from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA).

China grants Tesla green light to start selling Shanghai-made Model Y SUV

30 Nov 2020

SHANGHAI Tesla Inc has obtained permission to start selling its Shanghai-made Model Y sports utility vehicle in China. | Video

Exclusive: Alibaba, Tencent put talks to buy iQIYI stake on hold due to price, regulatory concerns - sources

30 Nov 2020

HONG KONG/BEIJING Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Tencent Holdings Ltd have each held separate talks with Baidu Inc to acquire a controlling stake in video streaming service iQIYI Inc, people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

EXCLUSIVE-Alibaba, Tencent put talks to buy iQIYI stake on hold due to price, regulatory concerns -sources

27 Nov 2020

* ByteDance has studied possibility of buying iQIYI stake -sources

How parent of BMW's China partner drove to the brink of bankruptcy

27 Nov 2020

BEIJING In October 2003, the first China-made BMW 325i sedan rolled off a new production line owned by the German luxury brand and its joint venture partner, Brilliance, a subsidiary of provincially owned automaker Huachen Group.

Tesla plans to produce electric car chargers in China

26 Nov 2020

BEIJING Tesla Inc said on Thursday it planned to start making electric vehicle (EV) chargers in China in 2021, part of the U.S. carmaker's push to boost sales in the world's biggest car market.

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