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.
China drafts national guidelines for commercial driverless robotaxis
The release of China’s first guidelines for commercial services of robotaxis could establish a state framework for self-driving tech.
QCraft announces self-driving chip deal with Nvidia, setting course for mass production
Nvidia’s Drive Orin chipsets will underpin the hardware suite that will be fitted in QCraft’s next-generation self-driving car fleet.
WeRide unveils autonomous delivery van project with automaker JMC and courier ZTO
Chinese startup WeRide is testing a self-driving cargo van that can carry out delivery services, partnering with automaker JMC and courier ZTO
Chinese drone maker DJI will soon see its in-car system in a mass-produced EV
The launch marks a first milestone for the world’s largest maker of consumer drones in its push into the Chinese EV space.
Baidu begins commercial robotaxi services in Beijing
Baidu received the country’s first permit for commercial robotaxi services, a major milestone for Chinese self-driving car industry.
Bosch to release automated driving software with China’s WeRide in late 2023
This is the latest example of German auto firms strengthening their in-car software offerings in the face of competition from Tesla and local peers like Huawei.
BYD partners with Nuro to build driverless delivery vehicles
BYD partners with US autonomous driving startup Nuro to make electric robocars for goods delivery services.
Baidu to launch first EV with ChatGPT-style tool built in
This is the latest move by the tech giant to improve its core search engine business and drive widespread adoption of AI for a range of uses.
Beyond Expo | Self-flying cars are closer to being realized than self-driving cars: Geely executive
The idea of building an on-demand ride-hailing service for the skies is gradually getting off the ground in China.