IC Bench, a semiconductor technology company, announced on August 19 that it had completed the pre-A round financing, led by Intel Capital, and followed by Primarius and Lenovo Capital and Incubator Group.
On August 19, He Xiaopeng, chairman of XPeng Motors, put on display on Twitter-like Weibo the quadruped robot developed by XPeng Robotics, part of the XPeng ecosystem.
In the first half of 2022, China's robot industry has garnered cumulative financing exceeding 5 billion yuan ($734 million).
During a press conference held on the morning of August 19, officials of the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) answered questions from reporters. One response pertained to a high profile investigation by authorities into Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi.
Marvel-Tech, a hydrogen gas turbine brand, has recently completed a pre-A round of financing totaling nearly 50 million yuan ($7.3 million), led by Fortune Capital and followed by Shunwei Capital and Zizhu Seedlings Fund.
Chinese new energy vehicle firm NIO introduced a major OTA upgrade of its Banyan system to ET7 vehicle owners on August 18. The new version, which is named Banyan 1.1.0, features more than 60 functions that have been added or optimized.
Shenzhen-based auto giant BYD announced on August 17 that it will release its 2022 Tang DM-p vehicle model on August 25. This new car is positioned as a mid-sized SUV with four-wheel drive performance.
Tesla China's website now shows that estimated delivery times for the rear-wheel drive version Model Y have been shortened from 8-12 weeks to 4-8 weeks.
Chinese EV maker NETA Auto has added two new vehicle models to its V series, namely the Chao 300 Industry Customized Edition and the Chao 400 Industry Customized Edition.
Chinese EV maker Li Auto announced on August 18 that the Li L9, an intelligent flagship SUV, has officially rolled off the production line at the firm's Changzhou Base, and will be delivered across the country soon.
On August 18, China's Ministry of Science and Technology and other eight departments announced the "Implementation Plan of Carbon Peaking and Carbon Neutralization Supported by Science and Technology (2022-2030)."
Nuclei Technology, a provider of RISC-V processor IP and related overall solutions, announced on August 18 that it has completed a new round of financing totaling several hundred million yuan.
News emerged on August 17 that EVE Energy will provide large cylindrical batteries for BMW's electric vehicles in Europe. The battery maker responded that it had obtained BMW's designated letter before, and the production line is currently under construction.
The AITO M5 EV under the AITO banner jointly built by Huawei and Seres will announce its retail price at Huawei's new product launch conference on September 7.
Forty-three days after the pre-sale of its Hengchi 5 model began, Evergrande Auto is reportedly to be acquired by another automobile company, and this acquisition may be led by the local government.