Baidu reportedly spinning off autonomous driving unit

Search giant Baidu is reportedly seeking to spin off its autonomous driving unit, a move that comes just days after…


Meituan expands aggregated ride-hailing service to 15 additional cities

Lifestyle services super app Meituan has expanded its aggregated ride-hailing services to an additional 15 cities…


Briefing: China holds driverless car race, Tsinghua University team places first

China Just Held a Car Race Without Any Drivers - Bloomberg What happened: A team from Beijing's Tsinghua University has…


Briefing: Sensetime CEO says cities should regulate facial recognition, not ban it

Cities should regulate facial recognition instead of banning it, China’s AI champion SenseTime says - South China…


Baidu reports quarterly losses for first time since listing, head of search resigns

(Image credit: Jon Russell via Flickr) Search and artificial intelligence (AI) giant Baidu has reported a quarterly net…


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EV maker Xiaopeng pilots ride-hailing service in Guangzhou

Chinese electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Xiaopeng on Thursday launched a ride-hailing service in southern China, as…


Briefing: Tesla issues battery software update following Hong Kong Model S fire

Tesla issues battery software update after Hong Kong vehicle fire - TechCrunch What happened: American electric vehicle…


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Briefing: EV maker Xiaopeng to enter ride-hailing sector, take on Didi

Chinese electric carmaker Xpeng the latest to jump into ride-hailing despite ongoing losses at market leader Didi -…


BYD says subsidy cuts won't impact China's NEV industry growth

BYD, China's largest producer of electric vehicles, says that recently announced cuts to government subsidies for new…


Briefing: Tesla catches fire while parked in Hong Kong

Tesla Suddenly Catches Fire in Hong Kong Parking Lot, Times Says - Bloomberg What happened: A Tesla Model S caught fire…