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.
Autonomous truck startup TuSimple will double the number of trips it makes for UPS to 20 per week, adding a new route between Arizona and Texas.
Beijing regulators released the second annual report about self-driving car pilot programs, disclosing disengagements logged during tests.
China backing off its ambitious plans made it clear that self-driving technology is a greater technological leap than many had anticipated.
Meituan currently deploys two automated vehicles to deliver groceries in three neighborhoods within a northeastern suburb of Beijing.
Chinese mobility service provider Didi Chuxing has reportedly been in talks with Softbank for $300 million in fresh funding for its autonomous driving unit. Why it matters: The investment is a vote of confidence in a Chinese AV startup during a low point in investment activity compounded by the Covid-19 outbreak. China’s deal-making activity for […]
Li Auto will be the first automaker to use Nvidia’s newest processor to facilitate highly autonomous driving functions for its EVs.
Baidu topping the list is the first time in the report’s history that a Chinese company unseated Waymo, an industry leader, for the top spot.
The outbreak has offered makers of delivery robots an unprecedented opportunity to put their technology through its paces.