Pony.ai’s carmaking-related initiatives have struggled to gain traction after the self-driving unicorn delayed its US stock market listing and saw multiple staff departures, 36Kr reported Wednesday citing people familiar with the matter. The company put out a statement hours later saying that it has no plans to design and make cars itself and is focused on developing autonomous driving systems, adding that reports to the contrary were “inaccurate.” In June, 36Kr had reported that Pony.ai was set to enter into the Chinese electric vehicle manufacturing sector by setting up an initial team of around 10 people to mastermind how the brand could build its own cars. [36Kr, in Chinese]