The partnership is the latest example of driverless tech firms rushing to work with more consumer-facing companies.
Drive I/O | Chinese EV makers face price hikes as nickel prices soar, Didi to enter EV market
Nickel price surge could further increase the cost of electric vehicles and force automakers to cut earnings forecasts.
Didi AI chief to step down as platform looks to spur growth
Didi has streamlined its focus on revenue growth and efficiency, while scaling back its bets on non-core projects such as AI Labs.
Exclusive: Didi and AutoX are launching robotaxi pilot programs in Shanghai in May
Didi and AutoX are trying to elbow further into the crowded AV race led by Pony.ai and Baidu. Shanghai is finally starting testing.
Didi is close to $300 million deal with Softbank
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 […]
Nvidia, Didi Chuxing partner on autonomous cars for ride-hailing
Didi will enhance its autonomous driving technologies by using Nvidia’s platform to train deep neural networks.
Didi mirrors Uber IPO path with self-driving unit spin-off
Didi is the latest company seeking external investors to help share the increasing cost of developing autonomous vehicles.
Didi opens transit datasets to public for urban planning use
Machine-learning applications powered by large datasets play a critical role in planning safer, smarter transport networks.
AutoX to launch 100 robotaxis in Shanghai by year-end, challenging Didi
The news follows a similar announcement made by rival Didi a day earlier.
Meituan starts recruitment drive for mapping services
Mapping has become a key stepping stone for companies looking to expand in the mobility services sector.