The permit removes the barriers related to driving simulations for the Tier 1 supplier of smart connected vehicles.
Automakers are reluctant to share data with internet companies.
Chinese self-driving companies are in search of driving data, a critical component to commercialize the industry.
With more than 2 million vehicles in circulation, Wuxi processes around 1.6 PB (petabyte) of traffic data each day on average.
Apple has hired a “handful” of its hardware and software engineers to work at its special projects division.
Meituan’s foray into intelligent warehousing further intensifies its battle with e-commerce leaders like Alibaba and JD.com to control the logistics sector.
Licensed companies can run up to 50 vehicles and can potentially expand their fleets after six months.
No more than five self-driving software platforms will survive over the next decade, the company said.
An anonymous engineer describes lies and loose funding at a self-driving car startup.
Four major Chinese cities have allowed self-driving vehicle testing on designated roads.