Didi will enhance its autonomous driving technologies by using Nvidia’s platform to train deep neural networks.
Huawei has formed alliances with automakers including state-owned FAW, SAIC Motor, and Volvo beginning late last year.
Alibaba made its first foray into the autonomous driving market in April 2018, testing Level 4 driverless technologies.
Baidu CEO Robin Li said in 2017 that the company would seek to spin off its self-driving unit when it is mature enough.
Increased use of full Autopilot in China will help Tesla to optimize its localized self-driving solution.
Didi is the latest company seeking external investors to help share the increasing cost of developing autonomous vehicles.
BMW is drawing close to mass production of its L3 autonomous vehicle in 2021.
Cao Guangzhi confirmed that he had uploaded Tesla’s Autopilot source code to his personal iCloud account.
The results are a triumph for tech giants including Qualcomm, Ericsson, and Huawei.
Driverless parking is seen as having strong commercial prospects in China.