10:00 am on Jun 11, 2015 by C. Custer
A recent protest in Guangzhou over private-car ridesharing apps highlights a new side of the debate over whether such apps should be legal in China - and the bi...
8:00 am on Jun 3, 2015 by C. Custer
Another bad sign for private-car ridesharing apps as Beijing authorities order Didi to clean up its "illegal" Didi Express and Didi Zhuanche services.
9:00 am on Jun 2, 2015 by C. Custer
It was just last week that Uber announced the launch of its new UberGreen electric car service in China with the rollout of a trial of ten electric cars in Wuha...
9:00 am on May 27, 2015 by C. Custer
Didi Kuaidi is giving away a fortune in free rides across China in the hopes of weakening its competitors.
12:47 pm on May 22, 2015 by Steven Millward
Mocar sends out mechanics to do light repairs and thorough maintenance in three Chinese cities.
12:06 am on May 13, 2015 by C. Custer
A mass protest by cab drivers in Luoyang led to Didi Dache and Kuaidi Dache offices in the city being closed by officials.
8:00 am on May 7, 2015 by C. Custer
It's more trouble with the authorities for Chinese private-car apps, as Wuhan takes aim at Didi Dache's private car business.
8:59 pm on May 6, 2015 by C. Custer
Another week, another police raid on a local Uber office. Things are heating up in China.
11:36 pm on May 4, 2015 by C. Custer
Uber Guangzhou got raided last week, but the company still seems to be operating normally, aside from an apparent drop in the number of available drivers.
10:30 am on Apr 24, 2015 by C. Custer
Wuhan will become the first city in China to offer a fleet of Tesla S85s as taxis. Ever wanted a taxi that could do 0-60 in 4.4 seconds?
9:05 pm on Apr 22, 2015 by C. Custer
Another challenger appears in the race to the as-yet-nonexistent smart car market in China.
9:00 am on Apr 21, 2015 by C. Custer
Why did Aston Martin just announce a partnership with Chinese video streaming and smart hardware company LeTV? I can think of a few reasons.
9:00 am on Mar 26, 2015 by C. Custer
Earlier this week, we saw Tencent join up with Foxconn and China Harmony with the aim of producing smart electric cars. But Tencent is far from the only Chinese...
12:51 pm on Mar 18, 2015 by Steven Millward
The funding for Uxin means that the four-year-old startup has so far raised over $430 million.
2:34 am on Mar 7, 2015 by C. Custer
According to Chinese newspaper The Economic Observer, Tesla China is in the middle of cutting about 30 percent of its staff.
4:00 pm on Mar 6, 2015 by Nadine Freischlad
At MWC 2015 in Barcelona this week, the students showcased its solution to reduce traffic accidents using an app and gadget combo to ensure drivers are alert.
10:00 am on Mar 3, 2015 by C. Custer
Fans of Xiaomi and fans of alternative-energy vehicles have been tantalized over the past year by rumors that China’s hottest smartphone company might be gettin...
4:10 am on Mar 3, 2015 by C. Custer
China’s Cheyipai, a secondhand car trading and ecommerce platform, announced yesterday that it has completed a US$110 million series D round. The round was led ...
5:12 pm on Feb 26, 2015 by Steven Millward
One Tesla driver in China took matters into his own hands by plugging his Tesla Model S into a utility pole.
9:00 am on Feb 21, 2015 by C. Custer
China is now the first country where Tesla will install home connectors for you, for free, rather than making you do it yourself. Is that enough to turn flaggin...
11:35 am on Feb 12, 2015 by Steven Millward
Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk said today during the company’s post-earnings conference call that he’s “still confident” in the Chinese market.
6:47 pm on Jan 30, 2015 by Judith Balea
AutoDeal helps buyers compare vehicles and find promotions to ensure they get value for their money.
4:43 pm on Jan 30, 2015 by Steven Millward
Tripda is aimed at people who want to fill an empty seat in the car for a long trip. But this isn’t exactly hitchhiking – money must change hands.
6:45 pm on Jan 28, 2015 by Steven Millward
Driving tracker gizmos are starting to multiply in number as quickly as fitness trackers. Alongside app-connected gadgets like Automatic, a startup from China i...
4:52 pm on Jan 28, 2015 by Steven Millward
Baidu’s CarPlay will come with a range of Baidu services, incorporate free navigation, and support third-party apps.
8:00 am on Jan 28, 2015 by C. Custer
The head of Beijing's transportation committee has said that Uber's private-car business model is illegal. But that doesn't necessarily mean Uber and similar se...
7:30 pm on Jan 23, 2015 by J.T. Quigley
When you think of custom cars, the Toyota Prius is probably one of the last that comes to mind. In Japan, however, hybrids and EVs get the tuner treatment.
2:54 pm on Jan 9, 2015 by Steven Millward
China’s Ministry of Transport says it's now cracking down on private cars charging for rides.
7:26 pm on Jan 6, 2015 by Daniel Tay
Today, South Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced US$400 million in backing for a new breed of tech startups.
11:29 am on Dec 18, 2014 by Imran Haider
This Pakistani startup has just lured in a former Rocket Internet executive as it plots a roadmap to expansion.