WeRide’s ride-hailing app became available on Android and iOS app stores starting Thursday.
China is permitting trial operations in order to push intelligent vehicle services for the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Google’s Waymo is the only company allowed to test driverless cars without human safety drivers in the state.
Didi will enhance its autonomous driving technologies by using Nvidia’s platform to train deep neural networks.
The deal may signal that Chinese venture capital funds are once again favoring self-driving startups.
The HD map maker advocates crowdsourcing to collect, contribute, and verify data.
The new funds will be used to expand its long-haul service and develop a commercial self-driving truck.
Driverless parking is seen as having strong commercial prospects in China.
Chinese self-driving companies are in search of driving data, a critical component to commercialize the industry.
Licensed companies can run up to 50 vehicles and can potentially expand their fleets after six months.