During the XPeng Tech Day held on October 24, the Chinese electric vehicle maker revealed its development schedule for intelligent assisted driving and the recent progress of its flying cars and robots.
Robotics X, a research division of Chinese tech giant Tencent, announced on September 9 the latest progress of its wheel-legged robot named Ollie.
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).
During a telephone conference following the release of its second-quarter financial report on August 23, XPeng Motors said that it would speed up the pace of new product launches within a price range of 150,000 yuan to 500,000 yuan ($21,850 - $72,838).
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).
Automatic driving solutions provider PhiGent Robotics announced on August 15 its securing of 100 million yuan ($14.8 million) in the second delivery of its round-A financing.
During the "Xiaomi Lei Jun: 2022 Annual Speech" held on the evening of August 11, in addition to sharing some personal insights and stories, Lei Jun, founder, CEO and Chairman of Xiaomi, also introduced many new products.
Wolong, a Chinese provider of electric motors and driving solutions, said on August 5 that "the company provides Tesla with robot production lines." In order to avoid misleading investors, the company issued a clarification on August 7.
Geek+, a logistics industry robot company, announced on August 8 its completion of a new round of financing totaling $100 million. The investors were Intel Capital, Vertex Growth Fund and Qingyue Capital.
A new-generation four-legged robot developed by Tencent’s Robotics X Lab was released on August 8. Named Max, the new robot shows good maneuverability and can move accurately on complex terrain.
SpeedBot Robotics announced on July 20 that it had completed a round B of financing totaling 300 million yuan ($44.4 million), which was exclusively led by Matrix Partners.
Collaborative robot manufacturer JAKA Robotics announced on July 20 that it has obtained about 1 billion yuan ($148.2 million) in round-D financing.
Shenzhen-based intelligent robot enterprise AKA Robotics has completed an A round of financing. The financing round was led by Legend Capital.
On July 12, XPeng Motors’ subsidiary company PXing announced the completion of a round A of financing worth more than $100 million.
Recently, China's first all-electric shared EV charging robot system developed by the State Grid Suzhou Power Supply Company was put into operation in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province.
Service robot developer Xianglu Technology announced on Monday that it had received several hundred million yuan in a pre-A round of financing led by Tencent and IDG Capital, followed by existing shareholder Source Code Capital.
Beijing KEYi Technology Co., Ltd., an educational and entertainment robot company for consumer use, announced on Tuesday its completion of a new round of financing. The leading investor was Anker Innovations.
Neptune Robotics announced on Friday it has completed round-A financing totaling 100 million yuan ($15.4 million). The leading investor was Sequoia China, while co-investors were Matrix Partners and SOSV.
Harbinger Robots has recently completed pre-A round financing from lead investor Sequoia China Seed Fund and co-investor Linear Capital, which also participated in the firm's angel round.