Gizmochina’s report cites Xiuxiushai informing that Oppo is planning to build its own car. Reportedly, the Chinese CEO will lead this new project by the company’s CEO and founder Tony Chen. According to the report, he, along with his team, spent a few weeks researching the project, in which he investigated resources, hiring people associated with the automobile industry in the team. It has been reported in the report that the senior officer associated with this project says that the company is currently investigating and discussing automobile manufacturing, the project has not been officially started.
This indicates that the smartphone maker Oppo’s plan to build its own car is limited to discussions only. Whether the car will be launched or not will be clear in the coming time.
According to the report, Chen has also met with Tesla supplier and battery maker CATL several times in the last two weeks.
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