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.
TechNode talked to Da Fang, co-founder and chief scientist of QCraft on the developments of Chinese autonomous vehicles.
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 Inceptio production plan with Chinese auto majors is the latest sign of early-stage commercialization of self-driving trucks.
WeRide’s expanded partnership with automaker GAC is the latest example of the startup branching out to work with more companies as it develops self-driving vehicles and related services.
Uisee is benefiting from investor interest in Chinese AV startups as the Covid-19 pandemic pushes unmanned transport applications.