By 2020, half of all new cars on China’s roads are expected to be autonomous or semi-autonomous.
These startups at TechCrunch Shenzhen have developed cheaper, safer and more effective ways to upkeep machines.
Baidu’s Baidu Create: Artificial Intelligence Developer Conference was held at the National Convention Center in Beijing from July 4-5. During the first day’s event, Baidu made four major announcements. The tech giant said its self-driving minibus will enter mass production phase. New AI chip Kunlun aiming at cloud and edge computing in AI use cases […]
But due to delays in the release of a master plan and other factors, its potential impact remains unclear.
2050 aims to equip young people to take action and to become volunteers. Ahead of the event in May, we are taking a look at some the companies and people who are taking part in the massive unconference. 2050 is a volunteer-only, not-for-profit unconference. TechNode is organizing the Explore Expo, an exhibition area for young tech startups looking […]
The future lies not in cars being equipped with sensors, but instead the roads themselves.
Faraday Future is a powerful tale of ugly corporate wrangling and unbridled ambition gone awry.
Baidu’s GM of Intelligent Vehicles Gu Weihao started his keynote session for CES Asia by asking the question: When will autonomous driving be able to surpass human ability? He cited a report from think tank RAND that calculated self-driving vehicles would have to clock 275 million failure-free miles to demonstrate that it meets the safety standards […]
Editor’s note: This piece was contributed by David Green, a Taipei-based writer and journalist covering the future of work in Asia. Imagine being transported through a gleaming city of the future in a driverless car. All that space outside, all those windows through which to watch your world pass by. Who would want to spend the […]
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 […]