Changan Automobile has officially established a Southeast Asia Division. At the same time, it sets up three local companies and localized operation teams. The construction of a new-energy vehicle production base in Thailand has also begun.
On August 16th, the Thailand Board of Investment announced that Changan has applied to build an electric vehicle and hybrid vehicle factory in Thailand.
On July 11th, Changan Automobile and Tencent signed a strategic cooperation agreement in Chongqing, China. Building upon their previous collaboration, the two parties will strengthen cooperation in multiple areas such as intelligent cockpit, navigation and maps, autonomous driving, overseas ecosystem, and corporate digital transformation.
Yang Dayong, the Executive Vice President of Changan Ford, a joint venture between China's Changan Automobile and US-based Ford Motor, has stated that the price war in China's automobile industry is just beginning.
On April 17th, it was reported that on the evening of April 16th, Changan Mazda's "FEEL ALIVE" brand night was held in Shanghai. Mazda (China) introduced its transformation strategy and vision for the era of electrification to the public for the first time and announced a new partnership model with Changan Automobile.
With the price war among Chinese fuel vehicle brands accelerating, there are signs of a price reduction trend for new energy vehicles as well.
The China EV100 Forum took place on April 1, with several representatives from car manufacturing companies in attendance. They delivered speeches and shared their perspectives on a range of topics including the global automotive industry, new energy vehicles, and the development of intelligent connected vehicles.
On February 28, Geely rejected Changan Auto’s claim of intellectual property rights infringement following last week’s release of its new Galaxy model.
Jean-Marc Chery, president and CEO of STMicroelectronics, and Jerome Roux, president of sales and marketing of STMicroelectronics, started visiting customers in China in November again, demonstrating the company's support for the Chinese market and its commitment to local customers.
Avatr Technology, a brand co-developed by Changan Automobile, Huawei and CATL, has reached an agreement with Huawei with which the brand's first model, Avatr 11, will be put on display in Huawei's flagship stores in Beijing and Shenzhen later this year.
On August 29, Chinese automaker Changan Automobile released its new brand Zhuge Intelligence, and unveiled the brand's first vehicle model, the concept car CD701.
At the 2022 World New Energy Vehicle Congress on August 27, Zhu Huarong, the chairman of Changan Automobile, said that the Chinese auto industry is primed to have the basic conditions to stop selling fuel cars.
Changan Automobile announced on August 26 that its production and sales target in August is expected to be reduced by about 100,000 vehicles due to the power brownouts in its Sichuan base caused by high temperatures in the province.
During a telephone conference after the release of the Q2 financial report, Li Xiang, the founder and chairman of Chinese EV maker Li Auto, said that in the next five years, the extended-range scheme is still the best solution for SUV models.
On August 8, the Avatr 11 and a limited edition model Avatr 011, created by Avatr Technology, an electric vehicle brand co-developed by Changan Automobile, Huawei and CATL, were officially launched.
Avatr Technology, a new energy vehicle company jointly built by Changan Automobile, Huawei and CATL, announced that it had completed round A financing.
Deep Blue SL03, the latest vehicle model produced by Changan Automobile's Deep Blue brand, opened for sales on July 25. The new model is equipped with more than ten intelligent driving assistance systems, and has 15 sensing components.
Deep Blue, a new energy vehicle brand of Changan Automobile, is soon coming out with a new car called the SL03, which will start sales in July and delivery in August.
Through an interactive platform on Monday, Chinese battery giant Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited (CATL) officially announced that it would not explore vehicle R&D and would not consider car manufacturing.
At the 2022 Chongqing Auto Show, Avatr, an automobile brand jointly built by Changan Automobile, CATL and Huawei, signed a new comprehensive strategic cooperation agreement on Saturday with Huawei.