Baidu topping the list is the first time in the report’s history that a Chinese company unseated Waymo, an industry leader, for the top spot.
China’s biggest internet search company Baidu has won a bid to build public road infrastructure for self-driving cars in southwestern Chongqing municipality, a deal worth $7.5 million. Why it matters: Baidu is expanding from developing autonomous vehicle technology to offering cloud-based transport infrastructure for car connectivity amid rising 5G adoption in China. China in 2011 […]
The restructuring is the search giant’s latest move to ramp up business amid challenges from emerging domestic rivals.
Chinese self-driving companies are in search of driving data, a critical component to commercialize the industry.
Automakers are reluctant to share data with internet companies.
The move signals the beginning of large-scale AV tests on public roads.
Baidu CEO Robin Li said in 2017 that the company would seek to spin off its self-driving unit when it is mature enough.
On Thursday, the annual World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) officially opened in Shanghai. This year’s conference places a heavy focus on the trendy topic of the metaverse, aiming to demonstrate the integration of artificial intelligence with the metaverse and to look at what the future holds for these technologies. Ken Hu, rotating chairman of Huawei, […]
The nearly 150-page document covers 12 areas including cybersecurity, driver-vehicle handovers, data recording, and component failures.
The Chinese internet giant is evolving into a major international player in AI and autonomous driving.