The coronavirus outbreak may be a turning point for unmanned delivery applications in China, which have remained limited despite widespread attention.
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.
Accelerating passenger numbers for the Baidu self-driving pilot underscore China’s growing efforts to win the global autonomous vehicle race.
Didi has streamlined its focus on revenue growth and efficiency, while scaling back its bets on non-core projects such as AI Labs.
Robotaxis are coming into regular use as China’s leading maps app offers Weride AV hailing in Guangzhou.
The recent AV deals reveal a modest recovery of investors’ confidence around self-driving companies.
Pony.ai has partnered with Yamibuy, an e-commerce platform that exclusively sells Asian products, to deliver in Irvine, California.
The change comes as Nio works to catch up with peers in the self-driving car race after securing $1 billion in funding from the Chinese government.
Baidu has officially expanded its autonomous early rider program to citizens in the central Chinese city of Changsha as rivals accelerate their plans to carry passengers for dominance in the self-driving arena. Why it matters: Baidu is doing more road tests in a bid to win more favor from Chinese local governments. Beijing has called […]
Didi and AutoX are trying to elbow further into the crowded AV race led by Pony.ai and Baidu. Shanghai is finally starting testing.