Pony.ai’s goal is to provide consistently comfortable and reliable rides for all rather than monetizing these early technologies.
WeRide focuses on making driverless ride-hailing a viable business by meeting the challenges of commercialization.
Changsha and Guangzhou are the two major Chinese cities aiming to rise above the rest in the country’s AV race.
By 2020, half of all new cars on China’s roads are expected to be autonomous or semi-autonomous.
Antwork was always planning to start by flying medical samples around by robot, but it didn’t expect drone delivery to take off so soon.
Faraday Future is a powerful tale of ugly corporate wrangling and unbridled ambition gone awry.
China is likely to become the next leader in new energy vehicles, said Ian Zhu, a partner at NIO Capital, founded by NextEV and VC firms. Zhu spoke at a panel called “The Car the Internet Made” during TechCrunch Shenzhen; he pinpointed some of the advantages of the Chinese electric vehicle market such as motor […]
Baidu has launched an autonomous driving ecosystem with 50 partners at its first AI developers conference in Beijing. At its heart is the US-developed code for controlling the vehicles, but the scope of Apollo 1.0 is to create an entire ecosystem encompassing research universities, components makers such as NVIDIA, navigation developers such as TomTom, and […]
China’s ride-hailing industry has been facing turbulent times but it’s not just about overcoming Didi.
Footage revealed on Wednesday by Chinese state media revealed what may be the earliest ever fatality in a Tesla car using the autopilot function. A dashcam video recorded the Model S slamming full speed into the back of a road sweeping vehicle on an expressway 450 kilometers south of Beijing. The collision occurred on January 20th this year, […]