Zhang Bo, CTO of Didi Chuxing spoke at this year's China National Computer Congress in Suzhou on Friday, October 18, 2019. (Image credit: Didi Chuxing)

Didi opens transit datasets to public for urban planning use

Zhang Bo, CTO of Didi Chuxing, spoke at the China National Computer Congress in…


Mapping firm Kuandeng nabs $14.2 million in Series A+

(Image credit: Kuangdeng) Tethered to the rise of autonomous driving are the…


Baidu begins pilot robotaxi services with a fleet of 45 autonomous cars in the central Chinese city of Changsha on Thursday, September 26, 2019. (Image credit: Baidu)

Baidu begins robotaxi pilot service in Changsha

Baidu begins pilot robotaxi services with a fleet of 45 autonomous cars in…


Self-driving startup Deeproute.ai pulls in $50 million

(Image credit: Deeproute.ai) Deeproute.ai, a Chinese autonomous driving…


Self-driving startup TuSimple raises $120 million in extended Series D

(Image credit: TuSimple) Self-driving company TuSimple on Tuesday announced it…


Wu Qing, vice mayor of Shanghai (middle), walked out of the conference hall for a AV test drive accompanied by Xiao Jianxiong, CEO of Chinese-backed autonomous vehicle startup AutoX (right) at 2019 World Autonomous Vehicle Ecosystem Conference (WAVE) in Shanghai on Monday, September 16, 2019. (Image credit: WAVE)

Shanghai issues China's first permits allowing passengers in self-driving cars

Wu Qing, vice mayor of Shanghai (middle) walking to AV test drive site…


Beijing to allow autonomous taxis to run tests in city suburb

Baidu Apollo driverless cars under testing in Beijing. (Image credit: Baidu)…


An AutoX robotaxi is tested inside the pilot area of Jiading district, Shanghai.

AutoX to launch 100 robotaxis in Shanghai by year-end, challenging Didi

An AutoX robotaxi is tested in Jiading district, Shanghai. (Image credit:…


Lingang Special Area, home to Tesla’s Gigafactory 3 in the south of Shanghai, demonstrates the future of city’s smart transportation in an LED screen at this year’s WAIC in Shanghai. In simulation, vehicles would stop autonomously when passengers need to walk across the road. (Image credit: TechNode/Shi Jiayi)

China’s top scientists call for legislation to drive autonomous car industry

An employee of Lingang group, owner of Lingang Sci-City where Tesla’s Shanghai…


Didi to launch autonomous taxi service in Shanghai

Didi's robotaxi at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai on…