“The window of opportunity is fleeting. More efforts need to be made to push forward legal reform and open bottleneck on AVs,” Li added.
China drafts national guidelines for commercial driverless robotaxis
The release of China’s first guidelines for commercial services of robotaxis could establish a state framework for self-driving tech.
Baidu-backed robotruck startup DeepWay raises $67 million
DeepWay brands itself as China’s first electric vehicle startup that designs autonomous trucks from scratch for freight delivery, rather than something based on an existing truck model with minor changes.
Baidu begins commercial robotaxi services in Beijing
Baidu received the country’s first permit for commercial robotaxi services, a major milestone for Chinese self-driving car industry.
Baidu to launch first EV with ChatGPT-style tool built in
This is the latest move by the tech giant to improve its core search engine business and drive widespread adoption of AI for a range of uses.
Baidu’s EV firm Jidu aims to take on Tesla
Jidu plans to launch the standard version next April, which CEO told TechNode could be “very competitive” on price.
Baidu’s EV project Jidu secures $400 million in Series A
Jidu will use the proceeds on research and development as the company aims to unveil a concept car in April.
China grants Baidu first robotaxi permit for paying riders
Baidu could eventually charge people to ride in its robotaxis—a milestone for the costly, years-long quest of self-driving cars.
Baidu’s highway assisted driving system now available on WM Motor vehicles
China’s leading search engine Baidu is rushing to lead the race in popularizing driver-assistance features on consumer cars.
Baidu introduces new robotaxi, slashing manufacturing costs
Baidu on Thursday unveiled a new robotaxi model, called Apollo Moon, with a manufacturing cost significantly lower than competitors.