Private space launch firm LandSpace bags $172 million
Guangzhou-based L4 autonomous driving company WeRide on Sept. 10 launched autonomous driving services in villages in the city in Guangzhou, which is currently in the road test stage.
Baidu offers trial service of robotaxi in Changsha, Beijing and Cangzhou, stepping up its game for autonomous driving alongside domestic players AutoX and DiDi Chuxing, as well as US car maker Waymo and Tesla.
Inceptio Technology announced that it has completed $100 million in equity financing.
As part of the collaboration, users will be able to hail rides with ‘AutoX RoboTaxi’ through the AutoNavi smartphone app.
Xpeng Motors revealed that Xpeng P7 sports sedan received an import permit for research purposes from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) last week.
On March 10, the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology spoke with Tesla regarding its HW2.5 hardware downgrade scandal.
On March 10, Chongqing-based Changan Automobiles released its L3 autonomous driving system.
Beijing-based Neolix, a startup focusing on developing autonomous delivery vehicles, has seen their order volume rise given the huge surge in demand for this technology.
TuSimple has deepened its partnership with delivery giant UPS by adding new routes in Texas.
On December 18, DiDi and NVIDIA announced a cooperation agreement. Didi will use NVIDIA’s technology to develop autonomous driving and cloud computing solutions.
Huawei released its white paper on autonomous driving based on its core 5G network to advance the development and integration of 5G in the field of self-driving technology.
On September 26, Didi’s autonomous driving unit was granted a road test license by the Public Security Bureau of Suzhou, a major city in China’s Jiangsu province.
CEO of Didi Chuxing, Cheng Wei, announced at the roundtable forum of the WAIC 2019 that his company will expedite the manned Didi autopilot tests in Shanghai and will invite ordinary users to participate in the experience.
A new kind of vehicle that doesn’t require drivers seems to be just around the corner. Tech giants, startups, car makers, and ride-hailing firms are now racing to get the autonomous vehicles (AVs) on public roads.