Baidu on Thursday unveiled a new robotaxi model, called Apollo Moon, with a manufacturing cost significantly lower than competitors.
Baidu in March became the first Chinese company permitted to offer robotaxi rides to paying customers by a local government.
Didi is among the world’s top five highest-valued unicorns. Its listing could be one of the biggest IPO this year.
The recall raises questions about the carmaker’s future in the Chinese market. The company’s prestigious image has soured quickly in China.
Autonomous driving technologies are the most crucial part of intelligent and electric vehicles, president Wang said.
The Chinese capital has authorized delivery robots to begin operating commercially on city streets for the first time.
Accelerating passenger numbers for the Baidu self-driving pilot underscore China’s growing efforts to win the global autonomous vehicle race.
A management reshuffle signals commitment as Huawei tries to break into the fast-growing autonomous and electric vehicle sector.
SAIC is among a list of state-backed automotive majors shifting towards startup chipmaker Horizon Robotics as a domestic substitute for global suppliers.
The move is a direct response to consistent concerns among existing carmakers about the potential threat of Huawei entering the industry and manufacturing its own cars.