LeEco to drop $3 billion on self-driving car plant

LeEco announced last week a $3 billion industrial park that it plans to build in Huzhou City, Zhejiang to rival Tesla’s Gigafactory. The complex, which will be built in two parts, will manufacture the LeSee electric car, car batteries and electric motors, and serve as an R&D center for self-driving and other emerging automotive tech. […]


Faraday Future to test autonomous cars in Michigan

Autonomous startup Faraday Future wants to begin testing its prototype car in Michigan, in addition to testing its vehicles in California and another undisclosed city. The application was confirmed by the director of Michigan’s Department of Transportation, Kirk Steudle, who told Detroit News that the San Francisco-based firm asked for guidance on how to apply […]


China’s LeEco unveils its own concept self-driving electric car

China’s LeEco unveiled its own self-driving electric car concept at a Beijing press conference earlier today, adding to the laundry list of products currently produced by the “Netflix of China”. LeEco chief executive Jia Yueting demoed some of the self-driving capabilities at the event, including driving and parking. Yueting controlled the car through voice commands […]