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Chinese electric automakers Nio exceeds Q3 delivery target for its ES8 SUV

Nio, the Chinese electric automaker aiming to compete with Tesla, reported that it delivered 3,268 of its new ES8 vehicles in the third quarter, beating its own target by 9 percent. The company planne

One of Tesla’s biggest investors took an 11.4% stake in rival Nio

Baillie Gifford & Co., the second-biggest shareholder of Tesla stock, has taken an interest in Nio, the Chinese electric vehicle automaker that recently became a publicly traded company. Baillie G

China has put the automotive renaissance into hyper drive

A tri-fold automotive renaissance, led by technology, has been playing out over the past few years. Yet vehicles combining all three aspects of this renaissance remain a niche market. It is China that

China’s secret startup advantage: liquidity

This year’s rush of IPOs from Chinese tech companies has dominated headlines, but what’s more interesting is how quickly they got there. Traditionally, “going public” represented the gratifyin

Chinese electric vehicle maker Nio makes bumpy start following $1B IPO

Nio, the Tesla -wannabe electric vehicle firm from China, enjoyed a mixed start to life as a public company after it raised $1 billion through a listing on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday. Th

Chinese Tesla rival Nio trims IPO target: now aims to raise up to $1.5B

The U.S. IPO window may be wide open for Chinese tech firms, but electric vehicle maker Nio has conservatively cut the target for its NYSE listing to $1.5 billion after it released a price range for i

Fall 2018 tech IPOs face myriad of headwinds

2018 has been an incredibly strong year for IPOs, particularly in the technology sector. Among the brand names this year that have made their public debuts are Dropbox, Xiaomi, Spotify (through a dire

Chinese Tesla rival Nio files to raise $1.8 billion in US IPO

Tesla may be looking to go private, but Chinese rival Nio is going the other way after it filed to raise $1.8 billion in an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange. Nio was started in 2014, initially as N

Israeli autonomous technology developer Innoviz is entering China’s car market

Innoviz, a developer of light-detection and ranging technologies for computer vision and autonomous vehicles, is getting a toehold in China, the world’s fastest growing auto market, through a pa

Parallel Domain wants to train self-driving cars in virtual worlds

Kevin McNamara, a former Apple and Pixar employee, is bringing his virtual world creation expertise to the domain of self-driving cars. And he has $2.5 million from Costanoa Ventures, Ubiquity Venture

NIO launches its ES8 all-electric SUV in China

Electric vehicle startup NIO has launched its first production car, the ES8 – a fully electric SUV with 220 miles of range, fast charging that will top off the battery entirely in one hour of chargi

Chinese electric vehicle maker NIO more concerned with user experience than rival Tesla

Editor’s note: This post originally appeared on TechNode, an editorial partner of TechCrunch based in China. Visitors to the TechCrunch Shanghai even this week were greeted with a sleek silver hig

Baidu and electric vehicle startup NIO lead $195M investment in Chinese limo booking app

Chinese internet giant Baidu is continuing its push into the automotive space after it led a RMB 1.3 billion ($195 million) Series B investment in Shouqi Limousine & Chauffeur, an offshoot of the

EV startup Nio reportedly raises $1B from Tencent and others

Electric cars are set to become an increasingly lucrative investment target, if they continuing enjoying the strong support of global initiatives to lower emissions and put clearer vehicles on roads.

Momenta raises $46M Series B for its self-driving car software

Beijing-based Momenta announced this morning that it raised a $46 million Series B round led by NIO Capital. Momenta produces self-driving car software that applies deep learning to mapping, path pla

Nio security system: As seen on YouTube

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