Baidu received the country’s first permit for commercial robotaxi services, a major milestone for Chinese self-driving car industry.
WeRide, the first testing fully driverless cars on Chinese open roads, is also promising a fully hands-free minibus.
Pony.ai will work with city regulators to deploy a self-driving fleet for test drives on public roads in Shanghai’s northwestern Jiading district.
Robotaxis are coming into regular use as China’s leading maps app offers Weride AV hailing in Guangzhou.
Xpeng is joining a long list of Chinese tech companies facing a challenging quarter with production cuts and profits squeezed.
The suggestions from the country’s top automaker could shed a light on the government road map for AV adoption in the coming year.
China backing off its ambitious plans made it clear that self-driving technology is a greater technological leap than many had anticipated.
China is permitting trial operations in order to push intelligent vehicle services for the 2022 Winter Olympics.
There might be greater supply than demand in the Chinese EV market this year, UBS analyst Paul Gong said.
With more than 2 million vehicles in circulation, Wuxi processes around 1.6 PB (petabyte) of traffic data each day on average.