“The window of opportunity is fleeting. More efforts need to be made to push forward legal reform and open bottleneck on AVs,” Li added.
The launch marks a first milestone for the world’s largest maker of consumer drones in its push into the Chinese EV space.
BYD partners with US autonomous driving startup Nuro to make electric robocars for goods delivery services.
The incident potentially delivers another blow to the company’s reputation following a high-profile accident involving a Nio car last year.
The introduction of Huawei’s automated driving software will test whether the company can provide a competitive edge for partnered EV makers.
Huawei’s rotating chairman said the company is now seeking support and understanding as it “is susceptible to making mistakes” as a newcomer.
Jidu will use the proceeds on research and development as the company aims to unveil a concept car in April.
TechNode China had a chance to test drive an EV, co-developed by Huawei and automaker Seres. Here are our takeaways.
The investment in Horizon reflects Chinese automakers’ growing anxiety about the ongoing semiconductor shortage.
Xpeng, Li Auto, and Nio are downsizing as rising costs of raw materials and supply chain disruptions cut into profit margins.