GNDC, Apple's largest foundry in Shanghai, suspended recruitment of new employees in October, resulting in many factories and production lines standing idle. Luxshare Precision, an Apple supplier in Shenzhen, was reported to be in negotiations regarding the takeover of certain factories.
On November 15, BYD terminated the listing of its subsidiary BYD Semiconductor, as its wafer production capacity is still far from meeting demand. Priority will now be given to large-scale wafer production capacity investment.
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.
Due to COVID-19 pandemic prevention requirements, two factories in Hefei, Anhui Province of NIO, a leading Chinese new energy automobile manufacturer, have stopped production recently. As a result, delivery of its models will be delayed.
According to the Environmental Information Release Platform of Shanghai Enterprises and Institutions, a production line optimization project for the second stage of Tesla Gigafactory Shanghai (Phase I) was completed on September 1.
Owners of Li Auto's Li ONE model have been registering online complaints regarding the firm's September 1 announcement that it will be upgraded and sold with a discount of $2,885, and that production of the vehicle will be stopped next month.
Market rumors have surfaced recently that Zotye Auto will help BYD produce its Dolphin, a hot-selling EV model. A staff member of Zotye Auto's Securities Department replied, "The news is untrue.”
XPeng announced today it has signed an agreement to build the Phase Two expansion project of the XPeng Zhaoqing Smart EV Manufacturing Base.
Chinese video sharing platform Bilibili recently tested its new auto-tune remix video editor function, which aims to help uploaders produce remix-themed videos more easily, Tech Planet reported on Monday.
Tesla released an official video showcasing the capacity of its Giga Shanghai factory with footage of robots working on the production line with almost no human oversight.
Tesla Motors announces a new Technology Innovation Center in Beijing on July 12 as CEO Elon Musk concludes his three-day trip in China.