On December 12, Tesla denied a report that the Amercian electric vehicle maker's Shanghai factory will suspend production of its Model Y from December 25 to January 1 next year.
Lam Research, a US-based supplier of chip wafer fabrication equipment and provider of services for the semiconductor industry, has reportedly started to cut 10% or more of its staff in China.
Ads for South Korean automotive giant Kia have appeared frequently on the sidelines at the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Qatar, bringing the brand back into the spotlight in China. However, its joint venture in the country is now grappling with a financial crisis.
Japanese automotive giant Honda Motor announced on December 8 that it will purchase about 123GWh in vehicle batteries from China's CATL from 2024 to 2030. These products will be produced centrally at CATL's Yichun Factory.
Earlier this year, Singapore-based home appliance maker Dyson unveiled the Dyson Zone air-purifying headphones. On December 8, Dyson disclosed the detailed technical parameters of the headset product and confirmed that it will debut in China.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has reportedly confirmed the individual to replace him as CEO of the firm. Tom Zhu, Tesla's current global vice president and CEO of Greater China, will take up this high-profile position.
On December 2, the U.S. Department of Commerce issued preliminary determinations in the circumvention inquiries of solar cells and modules from China. Four Chinese enterprises were found to be circumventing tariffs.
According to a news released by the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA) on December 5, Tesla's Shanghai Gigafactory delivered 100,291 electric vehicles in November, setting a new monthly delivery record again.
ABB, a Swedish-Swiss industrial giant and one of the world's four largest robotics companies, announced the official opening of its robotics factory in Shanghai on December 2.
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.
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.
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.
A fire broke out on November 24 at an auto interior shop in Shanghai, damaging about 12 luxury cars. Although the cause of the fire is still under investigation, several bloggers claimed that a Tesla Model Y was the source. Tesla has denied this speculation.
One Chinese programmer whose IP address is located at Twitter's headquarters claimed that he was fired because he failed to pass Elon Musk's late-night code review, arousing significant attention on Chinese social media.
Ozon, one of the first e-commerce companies in Russia, will open a representative office in Shenzhen. The company plans to attract 100,000 Chinese merchants with operations on the platform and expand the transaction volume of goods from the country tenfold by 2024.
Vingroup, the largest private enterprise group in Vietnam, issued a statement on November 18 announcing that the joint venture factory between its battery company, and Gotion High-Tech, a Chinese battery manufacturer, broke ground.
Five stores of Lady M, an American luxury dessert brand, in Shanghai were suddenly replaced by dessert brand La Repete, which also featured Lady M's trademark product, French melaleuca cakes.
A Tesla vehicle in China crashed recently after it suddenly lost control. The question of whether or not the driver pressed the brake pedal has become a controversial issue. This incident has sounded the alarm for many Tesla car owners, one of whom has installed cameras to monitor its braking system.
The bankruptcy of GAC-FCA, a joint venture established by Netherlands-based automaker Stellantis and China's GAC Group, in late October triggered a dealers' rights protection campaign.
A Tesla Model Y in Chaozhou, China's Guangdong Province was recently suspected to have lost control while driving at a high speed for 2.6 kilometers, causing two deaths and three injuries. The maximum speed of the vehicle reached 198 km/hour.