Today Ford Motor Company and Baidu, Inc. announced the commencement of a two-year joint autonomous vehicle test project, under which the two companies will further advance the development and on-road testing of autonomous vehicles in China.
China’s Internet giant Baidu, Inc. has joined the Partnership on AI (PAI), a US-led artificial intelligence (AI) ethnic group and become its first Chinese member.
On August 27 at the launching ceremony of GWM WEY VV6, tech giant Baidu and Chinese automaker Great Wall Motors (GWM) announced the intention to deepen research and development (R&D) in high-definition maps and autonomous cars on Baidu’s open platform Apollo.
At 10 a.m. on April 3rd, a Tencent autonomous vehicle appeared for the first time on the Fourth Ring Road in Beijing. The autonomous vehicle is a white converted Changan SUV topped with a laser radar (LIDAR) that is possibly the Velodyne 64, and with a modified sensor or LIDAR at the rear.