Softbank-backed Innoviz is working with Shaanxi Heavy Duty Automobile to deploy a solid-state Lidar sensor in autonomous trucks on one of China’s biggest ports.
Xpeng Motors led a investment in Zvision Technologies, a Chinese startup that makes lidar sensors for self-driving cars.
WeRide’s expanded partnership with automaker GAC is the latest example of the startup branching out to work with more companies as it develops self-driving vehicles and related services.
AutoX will use the proceeds to deploy robotaxi pilots in Chinese cities including Shanghai and Shenzhen.
Li Auto is the latest US-listed Chinese tech firm seeking a dual listing in Hong Kong. Its Hong Kong debut met with a lukewarm response.
Didi and AutoX are trying to elbow further into the crowded AV race led by Pony.ai and Baidu. Shanghai is finally starting testing.
The deal marks another round of fervor around Chinese self-driving companies, as Beijing nurtures emerging technologies to shore up economic growth.
Robotruck startup TuSimple has partnered with German auto supplier ZF to develop and commercialize technology for autonomous trucks. Why it matters: TuSimple aims to begin testing truly driverless trucks—those without safety personnel on board—by 2021. ZF is one of the largest automotive suppliers in the world and has made a significant push into autonomous driving. […]
China eased restrictions on delivery robots following the Covid-19 outbreak, resulting in a surge in demand.
WeRide’s ride-hailing app became available on Android and iOS app stores starting Thursday.