Byton News of 08/21/19
Electric Car Startup Byton Loses Co-Founder And Former CEO, Reported $500m Series C To Close This Summer
The race is on for building and shipping more cost-effective electric cars, but today one of more ambitious startups in the field announced some significant changes that underscore some of the challenges in making that a reality. Byton , the Chinese ...
Search Giant Baidu Has Driven The Most Autonomous Miles In Beijing
While the public is asking, “When are we going to ride in autonomous cars?” Technology companies have been moving apace to test them on designated roads. In China’s capital city Beijing, eight firms drove a total of 153,600 ...
Report: Self-Driving Car Startup Aurora Is Raising Capital At A $2b Valuation
Early last year, LinkedIn co-founder and prolific venture capital investor Reid Hoffman called Chris Urmson “the Henry Ford of autonomous vehicles (AV).” The vote of confidence and big check from Hoffman, coupled with a team of ...
Tesla Breaks Ground On Shanghai Factory Which Will Product Model 3 EVs For China
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed that the company’s first overseas factory in Shanghai will focus on producing Model 3 vehicles for the Chinese market only. Musk is currently in China to break ground on the new factory today, which is ...
Electric Car Startup Byton On Track To Complete China Factory By May
China-based electric vehicle startup Byton is on track to complete construction of its factory by May, company executives said Sunday at CES 2019 in Las Vegas. The plant is being constructed in Nanjing, China and will have a capacity to produce ...
Byton Has Added Yet Another Screen To Its Upcoming All-Electric M-Byte SUV
Byton, the China-based electric car startup that made its debut at CES last year, is back to show what the finalized interior of its upcoming M-Byte SUV will look like. The giant 48-inch wraparound digital dashboard screen that received so much ...