The coronavirus outbreak may be a turning point for unmanned delivery applications in China, which have remained limited despite widespread attention.
The Beijing-based company has been backed by a list of prominent investors, and is among several players to test autonomous vehicle systems for hauling freight at domestic harbors.
Chinese startup WeRide is testing a self-driving cargo van that can carry out delivery services, partnering with automaker JMC and courier ZTO
The Inceptio production plan with Chinese auto majors is the latest sign of early-stage commercialization of self-driving trucks.
Nvidia’s Drive Orin chipsets will underpin the hardware suite that will be fitted in QCraft’s next-generation self-driving car fleet.
UPS launched its self-driving service in May, with a driver and engineer monitoring behind the wheel.
Baidu could eventually charge people to ride in its robotaxis—a milestone for the costly, years-long quest of self-driving cars.
BYD partners with US autonomous driving startup Nuro to make electric robocars for goods delivery services.
The idea of building an on-demand ride-hailing service for the skies is gradually getting off the ground in China.
Baidu received the country’s first permit for commercial robotaxi services, a major milestone for Chinese self-driving car industry.