Accelerating passenger numbers for the Baidu self-driving pilot underscore China’s growing efforts to win the global autonomous vehicle race.
Didi has streamlined its focus on revenue growth and efficiency, while scaling back its bets on non-core projects such as AI Labs.
The suggestions from the country’s top automaker could shed a light on the government road map for AV adoption in the coming year.
Baidu has officially expanded its autonomous early rider program to citizens in the central Chinese city of Changsha as rivals accelerate their plans to carry passengers for dominance in the self-driving arena. Why it matters: Baidu is doing more road tests in a bid to win more favor from Chinese local governments. Beijing has called […]
Didi and AutoX are trying to elbow further into the crowded AV race led by Pony.ai and Baidu. Shanghai is finally starting testing.
The Changan flagship sedan is said to be China’s first mass-produced self-driving vehicle with Level 3 hardware.
Beijing regulators released the second annual report about self-driving car pilot programs, disclosing disengagements logged during tests.
Tesla has been ramping up its hiring in China lately as part of a broader strategy to localize software and user data in the world’s biggest auto market
Baidu topping the list is the first time in the report’s history that a Chinese company unseated Waymo, an industry leader, for the top spot.
Chinese mobility service provider Didi Chuxing has reportedly been in talks with Softbank for $300 million in fresh funding for its autonomous driving unit. Why it matters: The investment is a vote of confidence in a Chinese AV startup during a low point in investment activity compounded by the Covid-19 outbreak. China’s deal-making activity for […]