Didi raises fares in Beijing in a bid to ease driver shortages

(Image credit: Didi) Didi announced on Monday that it will raise ride fares in the capital city of Beijing beginning…


Huawei granted mapping license for autonomous driving push

'5G is ON' at Huawei's massive booth at MWC Shanghai on June 26, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Jiayi Shi) Huawei…


Briefing: EU opts for 5G over wifi for driverless cars

EU opens road to 5G connected cars in boost to BMW, Qualcomm - Reuters What happened: European Union member states on…


Briefing: BYD and ADL deliver 37 electric buses in London

All-electric double-decker buses delivered to London - Mass Transit What happened: Chinese electric vehicle (EV)…


Alibaba accuses Baidu of copying as smart speaker race heats up

Baidu's smart speaker, Play. (Image credit: Baidu) Baidu has been accused of copying Alibaba on the design of its…


After drying off, Robin Li unveils Baidu's AV unit updates including Geely deal

Robin Li, Baidu’s co-founder and CEO, and Li Shufu, chairman of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, announced their strategic…


Briefing: Beijing will replace all taxis with electric cars in two years - BAIC

北京计划分阶段将出租车替换为电动车 - Caixin What happened: Beijing municipal government will replace all gas-powered taxis with electric…


Didi to invest another RMB 2 billion in safety this year

Jean Liu Qing, president of Didi, spoke at the media day event in Beijing on July 2, 2019. (Image credit: Didi) Didi…


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Briefing: Didi seeks funding for loss-making autonomous driving unit

Didi Chuxing in Talks With SoftBank to Raise Money for Autonomous Driving Unit – The Information What happened: Didi is…


China issues T4 licenses to Baidu as driverless car tests begin on public roads

(Image credit: Baidu) Baidu announced Monday that it was granted T4 licenses to test self-driving cars in the capital…