The Huangpu River in Shanghai. The city is already China’s automobiles hub. Photo: Xinhua
The Huangpu River in Shanghai. The city is already China’s automobiles hub. Photo: Xinhua

Shanghai taps battery maker CATL, SAIC Motor for autonomous driving tech industrial parks, but must attract ‘more bellwether firms, top talent’

  • CATL, the world’s largest EV battery maker, SAIC Motor and Baidu, the latter being China’s largest search engine, are among founding members of two dedicated industrial parks
  • Shanghai must attract more bellwether firms and top talent to support the development of new-energy vehicles and autonomous driving technologies, analyst says

The Huangpu River in Shanghai. The city is already China’s automobiles hub. Photo: Xinhua
The Huangpu River in Shanghai. The city is already China’s automobiles hub. Photo: Xinhua
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