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.
QCraft announces self-driving chip deal with Nvidia, setting course for mass production
Nvidia’s Drive Orin chipsets will underpin the hardware suite that will be fitted in QCraft’s next-generation self-driving car fleet.
WeRide unveils autonomous delivery van project with automaker JMC and courier ZTO
Chinese startup WeRide is testing a self-driving cargo van that can carry out delivery services, partnering with automaker JMC and courier ZTO
Qcraft partners with T3 to expand self-driving robotaxi service
The partnership is the latest example of driverless tech firms rushing to work with more consumer-facing companies.
Xpeng Motors invests in lidar company to bolster self-driving tech
Xpeng Motors led a investment in Zvision Technologies, a Chinese startup that makes lidar sensors for self-driving cars.
Robotruck firm Inceptio to mass-produce rigs by year-end
The Inceptio production plan with Chinese auto majors is the latest sign of early-stage commercialization of self-driving trucks.
Robotruck firm Tusimple seeks IPO valuation of up to $7 billion
If Tusimple does successfully go public in the US, it would be the first self-driving company in the world to do so on a major financial market.
WeRide robotaxis now available on Alibaba’s mapping service
Robotaxis are coming into regular use as China’s leading maps app offers Weride AV hailing in Guangzhou.
AV funding picks up in first half of May
The recent AV deals reveal a modest recovery of investors’ confidence around self-driving companies.
Pony.ai launches self-driving delivery service in California
Pony.ai has partnered with Yamibuy, an e-commerce platform that exclusively sells Asian products, to deliver in Irvine, California.