“The window of opportunity is fleeting. More efforts need to be made to push forward legal reform and open bottleneck on AVs,” Li added.
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.
Baidu-backed robotruck startup DeepWay raises $67 million
DeepWay brands itself as China’s first electric vehicle startup that designs autonomous trucks from scratch for freight delivery, rather than something based on an existing truck model with minor changes.
Baidu’s EV firm Jidu aims to take on Tesla
Jidu plans to launch the standard version next April, which CEO told TechNode could be “very competitive” on price.
Baidu’s EV project Jidu secures $400 million in Series A
Jidu will use the proceeds on research and development as the company aims to unveil a concept car in April.
Drive I/O | Shanghai automakers hit by lockdowns, China’s new push for driverless cars
Automakers in China is struggling to regain the momentum lost during a citywide lockdown in Shanghai that began in late March.