Chinese self-driving car startup Deeproute announced Tuesday that it had raised more than $300 million in a Series B led by Alibaba.
The Chinese capital has authorized delivery robots to begin operating commercially on city streets for the first time.
Huawei burrowed further into the auto industry with the launch of the first vehicle with its homegrown operating system.
The joint project will compete with similar efforts by Alibaba, Meituan, and JD.
The relationship between tech companies and automakers has been bumpy.
Alibaba made its first foray into the autonomous driving market in April 2018, testing Level 4 driverless technologies.
Futuristic FlyZoo marks Alibaba’s step into consumer-driven IoT services.
Michael Norris, research and strategy manager at AgencyChina, joins the podcast to look how Alibaba is dominating new retail in 2019.
The vehicle was developed by Alibaba AI Labs and can carry several tons.
How Alibaba and JD.com have innovated in logistics to serve China’s 900 million mobile internet users.