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 deployment of autonomous vehicles on a familiar ride-hailing app might help Pony.ai get closer to making money from its pilot projects.
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.
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.
Chinese self-driving car startup Deeproute announced Tuesday that it had raised more than $300 million in a Series B led by Alibaba.
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.
It’s unusual for two tech majors, JD and Meituan, to join the same round in robotrucks, signaling that they see Inceptio as a key player.
The partnership is the latest example of driverless tech firms rushing to work with more consumer-facing companies.