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.
Chinese internet giant Baidu announced plans on November 29 to build the world's largest autonomous ride-hailing service area next year. The message came during a celebration of Apollo Day, the firm's autonomous driving tech event.
SemiDrive, a Nanjing-based chip firm, announced on November 28 that it has completed round-B+ financing totaling nearly 1 billion yuan ($139 million).
During the Snapdragon Summit 2022, Qualcomm Technologies introduced its latest premium mobile platform, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. This new product is set to be adopted by many Chinese smartphone brands, including OPPO, Honor, OnePlus, vivo, Xiaomi, and more.
Chinese smartphone maker vivo on November 10 released the second generation of its self-developed V2 imaging chip, and introduced in-depth cooperation with MediaTek involving the use of its Dimensity 9200 chip.
Taiwanese fabless semiconductor company MediaTek held an online conference on November 8 to release the new generation flagship 5G system-on-a-chip (SoC), Dimensity 9200.
News emerged in recent days that Huawei's Kirin chipsets, which have been stalled due to sanctions imposed by the US Department of Commerce, may stage a comeback next year. Given existing restrictions, however, the new chips are likely to be positioned as mid-end. Regarding the matter, Huawei responded on November 7, stating that the reports are untrue.
On November 3, Zhang Jianfeng, President of Alibaba Cloud Intelligence, announced that the self-developed Cloud-native processor "Yitian 710" has now been put into large scale use in several commercial fields.
Pride Silicon, an automotive chip developer, completed a pre-A round of financing worth tens of millions of yuan, which was exclusively invested by Xiaomi's industrial investment affiliate.
American chip designer Marvell is cutting some R&D roles for its operations in China. The firm did not specify how many employees would be affected by the cuts.
News emerged on October 23 that one-third of Chinese startup Biren Technology's employees will be laid off because Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company has decided to suspend production of advanced silicon for it to ensure compliance with US regulations.
BYD, China Fortune-Tech Capital and other entities have recently invested in Advancechip, a digital signal processor (DSP) maker. Advancechip is the second DSP maker BYD has invested in so far this year.
A group of China's top new energy vehicle makers including NIO, XPeng Motors and Li Auto have all been researching the development of their own automated driving chips.
Luxic, a chip design company that focuses on the optical communications field, announced on September 28 that it has completed two rounds financing worth over 100 million yuan ($13.8 million).
Horizon Robotics, a manufacturer of in-vehicle smart chips, announced on September 26 that it has received strategic investment from Chery Automobile, with funds to be used primarily for the development and mass production of chips.
Smart car chip firm Cambricon SingGo announced on September 22 that it has received investment from Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH (RBVC) under Germany's Bosch Group.
NVIDIA released a new generation of its DRIVE series chip named Thor. This chip will be officially launched in 2025, and the first car company to adopt it will be Geely's new energy vehicle marque Zeekr.
Vastai Technologies, a Chinese high-end chip design company, released a series of new products on September 3 at the 2022 World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC), and unveiled the SG100, a 7nm cloud GPU chip.
During the 2022 World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) on September 1, Chen Tianshi, the chairman of Chinese AI chip firm Cambricon, disclosed that the company is developing three autonomous driving chips spanning L2-L4 functions.
On September 1, the 2022 World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) commenced in Shanghai with the announcement of its top award, the Super AI Leader (SAIL).