The coronavirus outbreak may be a turning point for unmanned delivery applications in China, which have remained limited despite widespread attention.
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.
Chinese startup WeRide is testing a self-driving cargo van that can carry out delivery services, partnering with automaker JMC and courier ZTO
Neolix, a startup developing AVs for delivery services, said on Wednesday it has raised ‘hundreds of millions of RMB’ from Softbank Ventures Asia.
The two-year-old company plans to expand its test fleet to more than 100 vehicles by year-end.
The Inceptio production plan with Chinese auto majors is the latest sign of early-stage commercialization of self-driving trucks.
Nvidia’s Drive Orin chipsets will underpin the hardware suite that will be fitted in QCraft’s next-generation self-driving car fleet.
Chinese self-driving car startup Deeproute announced Tuesday that it had raised more than $300 million in a Series B led by Alibaba.
Baidu could eventually charge people to ride in its robotaxis—a milestone for the costly, years-long quest of self-driving cars.
Uisee is benefiting from investor interest in Chinese AV startups as the Covid-19 pandemic pushes unmanned transport applications.