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.
The release of China’s first guidelines for commercial services of robotaxis could establish a state framework for self-driving tech.
Chinese startup WeRide is testing a self-driving cargo van that can carry out delivery services, partnering with automaker JMC and courier ZTO
Nvidia’s Drive Orin chipsets will underpin the hardware suite that will be fitted in QCraft’s next-generation self-driving car fleet.
The launch marks a first milestone for the world’s largest maker of consumer drones in its push into the Chinese EV space.
Baidu received the country’s first permit for commercial robotaxi services, a major milestone for Chinese self-driving car industry.
BYD partners with US autonomous driving startup Nuro to make electric robocars for goods delivery services.
This is the latest example of German auto firms strengthening their in-car software offerings in the face of competition from Tesla and local peers like Huawei.
The idea of building an on-demand ride-hailing service for the skies is gradually getting off the ground in China.
Jidu will use the proceeds on research and development as the company aims to unveil a concept car in April.