People wearing face masks look at a NIO ES6 electric car at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, in Beijing, on September 27, 2020. Photo: Reuters People wearing face masks look at a NIO ES6 electric car at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, in Beijing, on September 27, 2020. Photo: Reuters
People wearing face masks look at a NIO ES6 electric car at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, in Beijing, on September 27, 2020. Photo: Reuters
Electric cars

China’s electric car start-ups – NIO, Xpeng and WM Motor – each have a Big Tech backer. What is riding on their success?

  • Alibaba, Tencent and Baidu are supplying electric car start-ups technology in the hope of creating synergies between them and defining the future of mobility
  • China’s digital giants will dominate in-car connectivity features and operating systems, according to McKinsey

Topic |   Electric cars
People wearing face masks look at a NIO ES6 electric car at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, in Beijing, on September 27, 2020. Photo: Reuters People wearing face masks look at a NIO ES6 electric car at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, in Beijing, on September 27, 2020. Photo: Reuters
People wearing face masks look at a NIO ES6 electric car at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, in Beijing, on September 27, 2020. Photo: Reuters
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