Baidu has officially expanded its autonomous early rider program to citizens in the central Chinese city of Changsha as rivals accelerate their plans to carry passengers for dominance in the self-driving arena. Why it matters: Baidu is doing more road tests in a bid to win more favor from Chinese local governments. Beijing has called […]
Didi and AutoX are trying to elbow further into the crowded AV race led by Pony.ai and Baidu. Shanghai is finally starting testing.
Baidu on Thursday unveiled a new robotaxi model, called Apollo Moon, with a manufacturing cost significantly lower than competitors.
Didi has streamlined its focus on revenue growth and efficiency, while scaling back its bets on non-core projects such as AI Labs.
Didi is among the world’s top five highest-valued unicorns. Its listing could be one of the biggest IPO this year.
Beijing regulators released the second annual report about self-driving car pilot programs, disclosing disengagements logged during tests.
Futuristic FlyZoo marks Alibaba’s step into consumer-driven IoT services.
Meituan currently deploys two automated vehicles to deliver groceries in three neighborhoods within a northeastern suburb of Beijing.
The restructuring is the search giant’s latest move to ramp up business amid challenges from emerging domestic rivals.
The investment in Horizon reflects Chinese automakers’ growing anxiety about the ongoing semiconductor shortage.