Baidu's Apollo Robotaxi service will be fully open to ordinary customers in Changsha, allowing users to hail autonomous taxis for free.
Southeast Asia, home to over 600 million people going through an economic and technological transformation akin to the one that China went through a decade ago, is a natural target for China’s tech titans.
Robotaxi, a fleet of 45 autonomous cars created by Baidu and FAW Group Corporation (FAW), started operation in certain areas of Changsha, the capital city of Hunan province.
It has been slightly over two months since Didi’s autonomous driving division was spun off into an independent entity in an attempt to stimulate the company’s efforts in R&D and product application.
Baidu, Inc, the company responsible for China’s leading internet search service among other things, has reported robust financial performance in the second quarter, beating estimates on revenue.
Chinese Internet giant Baidu topped industry peers by a landslide in autonomous driving technology by having the most number of test license plates and vehicles, and the longest overall distance driven.
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.