Baidu has officially expanded its autonomous early rider program to citizens in the central Chinese city of Changsha as rivals accelerate their plans to carry passengers for dominance in the self-driving arena. Why it matters: Baidu is doing more road tests in a bid to win more favor from Chinese local governments. Beijing has called […]
Didi has streamlined its focus on revenue growth and efficiency, while scaling back its bets on non-core projects such as AI Labs.
Didi and AutoX are trying to elbow further into the crowded AV race led by Pony.ai and Baidu. Shanghai is finally starting testing.
The deal marks another round of fervor around Chinese self-driving companies, as Beijing nurtures emerging technologies to shore up economic growth.
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.
WeRide’s ride-hailing app became available on Android and iOS app stores starting Thursday.
China backing off its ambitious plans made it clear that self-driving technology is a greater technological leap than many had anticipated.