On November 30, a Chinese research team published a paper entitled "A membrane-based seawater electron for hydrogen generation" in Nature, which has solved an important problem of hydrogen production by direct electrolysis of seawater.
On December 1, Tesla announced its recall of 142,277 Model 3s manufactured in China between December 27, 2020 and November 7, 2022, as well as 292,855 Model Ys manufactured between January 1, 2021 and November 11, 2022.
Autonomous driving startup PhiGent Robotics announced on December 1 its completion of round-A+ financing worth tens of millions of dollars. AMD's former global vice president, Shan Yi, has officially joined as a co-founder and the CEO of the startup.
SHEIN, an online retailer of fashion and lifestyle products, is advancing its adoption of digital thermal transfer printing with the goal of accelerating its efficiency and reducing the environmental impact of textile manufacturing in its supply chain.
This year, NETA Auto surpassed many of its peers in China's electric vehicle market to take the top spot in terms of overall deliveries. But the Chinese automaker is now facing questions about possibly exaggerated delivery figures.
Beijing Borgward, once billed as a rival to BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi, officially declared bankruptcy on November 29. The announcement explained that it was drained to pay off its debts but its current assets are not enough to settle the balances.
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.
XPeng, a leading Chinese electric vehicle company, on November 30 announced its unaudited financial results for the third quarter of 2022. Its total revenues were 6.82 billion yuan ($0.96 billion) for the third quarter, representing a year-on-year increase of 19.3%.
Chinese battery maker CALB announced on November 30 that it will immediately stop selling products that infringe on the patent rights of a rival, CATL, and compensate the latter 2.96 million yuan ($417,577).
On the afternoon of November 28, a collision between multiple vehicles occurred in Taizhou, China's Zhejiang Province. During the accident, a Tesla Model Y collided with two cars, causing two deaths, one injury, and serious damage to all vehicles involved.