ABB, a Swedish-Swiss industrial giant and one of the world's four largest robotics companies, announced the official opening of its robotics factory in Shanghai on December 2.
On December 1, Tesla announced its recall of 142,277 Model 3s manufactured in China between December 27, 2020 and November 7, 2022, as well as 292,855 Model Ys manufactured between January 1, 2021 and November 11, 2022.
In recent days, reports about a chip joint venture in China between Tesla and Swiss semiconductor company Annex have attracted a lot of attention, but on November 30, Tesla China said that the EV maker has not established a chip company in China.
On the afternoon of November 28, a collision between multiple vehicles occurred in Taizhou, China's Zhejiang Province. During the accident, a Tesla Model Y collided with two cars, causing two deaths, one injury, and serious damage to all vehicles involved.
A fire broke out on November 24 at an auto interior shop in Shanghai, damaging about 12 luxury cars. Although the cause of the fire is still under investigation, several bloggers claimed that a Tesla Model Y was the source. Tesla has denied this speculation.
One Chinese programmer whose IP address is located at Twitter's headquarters claimed that he was fired because he failed to pass Elon Musk's late-night code review, arousing significant attention on Chinese social media.
Ozon, one of the first e-commerce companies in Russia, will open a representative office in Shenzhen. The company plans to attract 100,000 Chinese merchants with operations on the platform and expand the transaction volume of goods from the country tenfold by 2024.
Vingroup, the largest private enterprise group in Vietnam, issued a statement on November 18 announcing that the joint venture factory between its battery company, and Gotion High-Tech, a Chinese battery manufacturer, broke ground.
Five stores of Lady M, an American luxury dessert brand, in Shanghai were suddenly replaced by dessert brand La Repete, which also featured Lady M's trademark product, French melaleuca cakes.
A Tesla vehicle in China crashed recently after it suddenly lost control. The question of whether or not the driver pressed the brake pedal has become a controversial issue. This incident has sounded the alarm for many Tesla car owners, one of whom has installed cameras to monitor its braking system.
The bankruptcy of GAC-FCA, a joint venture established by Netherlands-based automaker Stellantis and China's GAC Group, in late October triggered a dealers' rights protection campaign.
A Tesla Model Y in Chaozhou, China's Guangdong Province was recently suspected to have lost control while driving at a high speed for 2.6 kilometers, causing two deaths and three injuries. The maximum speed of the vehicle reached 198 km/hour.
Adidas announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2022 on November 9. The firm's performance in Greater China, its former growth engine, continued to exhibit poor results.
On the evening of November 9, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that the company would lay off 13% of its workforce, affecting more than 11,000 employees. Many Chinese organizations in Silicon Valley have begun to recommend each other for new job opportunities.
Texas Instruments, a semiconductor design and manufacturing enterprise located in Texas, US, announced that its second packaging and testing plant at the manufacturing base in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, will be put into production within the next few months.
Baozun, an e-commerce solutions provider based in China, announced on November 8 that it had signed definitive agreements to acquire Gap Greater China, the American clothing firm's regional division, in an all-cash transaction of $40 million.
Geely Holding and its subsidiary Geely Auto signed a non-binding framework agreement with French automotive giant Renault Group regarding the creation of a new company to develop, manufacture and supply hybrid powertrains and highly efficient ICE powertrains.
At the fifth China International Import Expo (CIIE), which opened on November 5, Tesla displayed its Model 3, Model Y, Model S Plaid, Model X Plaid, and Tesla Bot, a conceptual general-purpose robotic humanoid.
Oliver Zipse, Chairman of the Board of Management of German automaker BMW Group, recently said that the company will continue to unswervingly take root in China and establish a stable win-win relationship with Chinese partners.
Tesla has reportedly closed its first flagship showroom in China, located in Beijing's upscale Parkview Green shopping mall, in a bid to adjust its sales and services strategy in the country. Tesla sales staff in China said that the high rent caused the store's closure.