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.
There are still a significant number of challenges in AV development.
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 […]