On April 13, BYD and Shell announced they will provide at least 100,000 BYD battery and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (EV) customers in Europe with fast, convenient, and reliable EV charging from Shell Recharge.
At the fifth meeting of the China-France Business Council, Alibaba and the world’s largest cosmetics group L'Oréal signed a strategic cooperation agreement to create an innovative "digitalized circular economy model for beauty products".
On April 19, global battery giant CATL will release condensed matter battery technology and its zero-carbon strategy.
On World Autism Awareness Day, observed annually on April 2nd, platforms under Alibaba Group introduced various philanthropic activities to enhance public awareness about individuals with autism.
Alibaba's digital map service Amap is adding wheelchair navigation feature to make travel more convenient for individuals with disabilities with the latest addition of public restroom information in the city of Hangzhou.
The growth rate of electric vehicles in China has been decelerating, and the demand for battery power is lower than expected. CATL, a battery giant, is actively seeking new growth opportunities while pushing for cost reductions. A recent change in personnel is a clear indication of this effort.
Alibaba Group recently announced at a public welfare exhibition that it will open the Braille phonetic font library to the public free of charge.
At the end of last month, Alibaba's international digital economy training program Global Digital Talent brought together representatives of its partner educational institutions worldwide in its first hybrid event in over three years, reaffirming its commitment to driving digital economy education globally.
China's battery recycling market has been gaining attention from industry leaders such as CATL, as evidenced by the recent launch of "Lithium ++," the country's first internet platform for recycling lithium batteries.
According to the annual report released by Chinese battery giant CATL on March 9, the company's total operating income in 2022 exceeded 300 billion yuan ($43 billion) for the first time, reaching 328.59 billion yuan, up 152.1% year-on-year.
Over the past year, Fliggy, a leading online travel service platform under Alibaba Group, has launched a program to train talents for rural tourism with the Alibaba Foundation. This initiative has successfully trained approximately 1,000 female talents to date.
Alibaba Group donated a batch of cloud computers and cloud computing resources to the China Education Development Foundation. The computers are to be installed in 87 rural primary schools, helping 35,000 rural children to explore advanced technology.
Taobao Live starts this year’s public-welfare livestreaming this week to help sell agriculture products from China’s rural areas. The livestreaming attracted over 16 leading livestreamers including the top influencer Li Jiaqi.
Chinese battery giant CATL is taking the initiative to implement a battery price reduction plan for key car companies, and put forward a price reduction requirement of about 10% to its raw material suppliers.
The Alibaba HK Entrepreneurs Fund (AEF), which aims to support young people and entrepreneurs in Hong Kong, has sponsored the local charity SEED Foundation, to provide middle school students with science and technology knowledge and cultivate their interest in creating as early as possible.
Alibaba Group’s Chief Marketing Officer Chris Tung delivered a keynote speech to introduce the company’s carbon reduction action model and call on more enterprises to jointly promote low-carbon consumption at a side event during the 2023 Partnership Forum at the UN ECOSOC.
Leading Chinese battery firm CATL announced on January 15 that its subsidiary, Brunp, plans to invest 23.8 billion yuan ($3.52 billion) in Foshan, Guangdong Province to build an integrated new material industry production base.
On January 17, Chinese battery giant CATL and global leader in applied safety science UL Solutions announced a new MOU for strategic cooperation to help create safer deployment and use of battery energy storage systems (BESS) and electric vehicle batteries.
During the recent CES 2023 tech show in Las Vegas, consumer electronics firm TCL launched its #TCLGreen campaign, a global initiative building on its award-winning US sustainability achievements to continue growing its commitment to ESG efforts and create a greener planet.
Chinese battery giant CATL announced an organizational restructuring last week, under which some decision-making power will be concentrated in the headquarters to improve efficiency.