Level 3 systems have been questioned with some test results suggesting human drivers are too trusting.
The Chinese internet giant is evolving into a major international player in AI and autonomous driving.
Partnerships with global players can give China access to talent and tech knowhow it lacks.
The test field aims to simulate around 85% of road situations in Beijing, Tianjin, and Hebei province.
The internet giant has opened up at least nine engineering positions.
The brand has recently been revived as part of a national push to promote homegrown products.
Guangzhou-headquartered WeRide.ai is providing the technical support for the L4 autonomous driving taxis.
Momenta beat out Pony.ai, which was “close to” the $1 billion mark in July.
Joining hands with Chinese tech giant Baidu, Beijing Environmental Equipment Company, a subsidiary of Beijing Environmental Hygiene Group, launched seven autonomous driving vehicles for urban environment cleaning, local media is reporting. Based on Baidu’s open-source autonomous driving platform Apollo, the seven autonomous driving vehicles launched on September 28 are designed to fulfill various tasks in urban city […]
Authorities revealed that over 90 companies have applied for licenses to test their vehicles on public roads.