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.
WeRide’s ride-hailing app became available on Android and iOS app stores starting Thursday.
Pony.ai’s goal is to provide consistently comfortable and reliable rides for all rather than monetizing these early technologies.
L9 will be the second production model from Li Auto and the Chinese EV maker appears to be confident that it becoming a hit.
The deal may signal that Chinese venture capital funds are once again favoring self-driving startups.
The new funds will be used to expand its long-haul service and develop a commercial self-driving truck.
Li Auto will be the first automaker to use Nvidia’s newest processor to facilitate highly autonomous driving functions for its EVs.
There could be more consequences to come as Nio is in advanced plans to enter the competitive mass auto market.