Baidu could eventually charge people to ride in its robotaxis—a milestone for the costly, years-long quest of self-driving cars.
Uisee is benefiting from investor interest in Chinese AV startups as the Covid-19 pandemic pushes unmanned transport applications.
BYD partners with US autonomous driving startup Nuro to make electric robocars for goods delivery services.
The idea of building an on-demand ride-hailing service for the skies is gradually getting off the ground in China.
Baidu received the country’s first permit for commercial robotaxi services, a major milestone for Chinese self-driving car industry.
If Tusimple does successfully go public in the US, it would be the first self-driving company in the world to do so on a major financial market.
TechNode talked to Da Fang, co-founder and chief scientist of QCraft on the developments of Chinese autonomous vehicles.
WeRide, the first testing fully driverless cars on Chinese open roads, is also promising a fully hands-free minibus.
Chinese AV players are shifting their attention to more practical applications amid growing uncertainties surrounding the future of robotaxis.
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.