China’s biggest internet search company Baidu has won a bid to build public road infrastructure for self-driving cars in southwestern Chongqing municipality, a deal worth $7.5 million. Why it matters: Baidu is expanding from developing autonomous vehicle technology to offering cloud-based transport infrastructure for car connectivity amid rising 5G adoption in China. China in 2011 […]
Didi will enhance its autonomous driving technologies by using Nvidia’s platform to train deep neural networks.
Driverless parking is seen as having strong commercial prospects in China.
Chinese self-driving companies are in search of driving data, a critical component to commercialize the industry.
No more than five self-driving software platforms will survive over the next decade, the company said.
Increased use of full Autopilot in China will help Tesla to optimize its localized self-driving solution.
BMW plans to introduce 5G-enabled new models in the country starting July 2021.
Didi is the latest company seeking external investors to help share the increasing cost of developing autonomous vehicles.
Automakers are reluctant to share data with internet companies.
BMW is drawing close to mass production of its L3 autonomous vehicle in 2021.