Toyota plans to reboot its shrinking Chinese market with self-driving plans

Japanese automaker Toyota is reportedly planning to launch a new electric vehicle with self-driving technology in China next year through its local joint venture GAC Toyota. According to various reports, GAC Toyota — a joint venture with Chinese state-owned automaker Guangzhou Automobile Group — announced at an event in Guangzhou on Friday that it will […]

Tesla CEO Elon Musk reverses his stance on Chinese tariffs

Tesla CEO Elon Musk reversed his position on Chinese tariffs during a conference on Thursday. In January, Musk said measures would need to be taken so that Chinese automakers do not “tear down” global competitors. Now, the Biden administration is imposing tariffs to prioritize American manufacturing, and Musk believes it’s the wrong move to make, […]

Gen Z Americans are more open to Chinese electric cars than you think: study

The potential presence of Chinese electric vehicles in the United States has quickly become a hot-button issue. We’ve noticed very polarized reactions to our reporting on the Beijing Auto Show. However, the difference between what someone says online, what an elected official would say behind a podium, and what people really think can often be […]