Autonomous Driving

Nine Global AI Scientists Join Baidu Research’s Advisory Board

Nine Global AI Scientists Join Baidu Research’s Advisory Board

Baidu Research, a lab which explores the uses of artificial intelligence, has set up an advisory board with nine new hires of internationally renown scientists.

Nov 15, 2018
Zhang Yushuo
Tencent to Hire Autopilot Car Engineers in Silicon Valley

Tencent to Hire Autopilot Car Engineers in Silicon Valley

Chinese tech behemoth Tencent Holdings is recruiting engineers to develop autonomous cars in Silicon Valley despite the fact that the…

Nov 8, 2018
Zhang Yushuo
China's First Self-Driving Taxi Starts Testing in Guangzhou

China's First Self-Driving Taxi Starts Testing in Guangzhou

China’s first driverless taxi started trial operations in Guangzhou yesterday, run by the Guangzhou Public Transport Group-operated Baiyun Taxi Group.…

Nov 2, 2018
Zhang Yushuo
Renault’s Investment Arm Backs Chinese Self-Driving Startup WeRide.Ai

Renault’s Investment Arm Backs Chinese Self-Driving Startup WeRide.Ai

Alliance Ventures, the venture capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, has become the lead strategic investor in Chinese startup WeRide.Ai after investing…

Nov 2, 2018
Zhang Yushuo
China's Baidu, Volvo Team Up to Make Driverless Cabs for China

China's Baidu, Volvo Team Up to Make Driverless Cabs for China

Swedish auto brand Volvo Cars will join hands with tech giant Baidu to develop autopilot taxis for the Chinese market. 

Nov 2, 2018
TuSimple Is First to Get China’s Nod to Road Test Driverless Trucks

TuSimple Is First to Get China’s Nod to Road Test Driverless Trucks

TuSimple Becomes First to Get China's Nod to Road Test Driverless Trucks. The Shanghai unit of global autonomous driving…

Oct 19, 2018
Zhang Yushuo
Tencent-Backed Chinese Autopilot Firm Momenta Enters Unicorn Club

Tencent-Backed Chinese Autopilot Firm Momenta Enters Unicorn Club

Two-year old Chinese driverless tech startup called Chusudu Technology, also known as Momenta, has finished its latest round of funding…

Oct 18, 2018
Zhang Yushuo
Baidu, Changan Auto Expand Ties to IoV, Mass Production of Self-Driving Cars

Baidu, Changan Auto Expand Ties to IoV, Mass Production of Self-Driving Cars

Chinese internet giant Baidu and state-owned carmaker Changan Automobile have agreed to deepen their partnership to cover Internet of Vehicle…

Aug 24, 2018
Liao Shumin & Liu Jing
All Roads Lead to China as Google Affiliate Sets Up Self-Driving Unit in Shanghai

All Roads Lead to China as Google Affiliate Sets Up Self-Driving Unit in Shanghai

Google’s self-driving affiliate Waymo has set up a subsidiary in Shanghai to design and test autonomous vehicle parts and products as the American search giant pursues a return to China.

Aug 24, 2018
Liao Shumin
Xilinx Buys Chinese AI Startup to Tap Self-Driving Sector

Xilinx Buys Chinese AI Startup to Tap Self-Driving Sector

Xilinx Buys Chinese AI Startup to Tap Self-Driving Sector. American chipmaker Xilinx has completed its takeover of DeePhi Tech, a…

Jul 18, 2018
Tang Shihua
EVs to Replace Fuel Cars, Help Build Intelligent Auto Industry, Says Wang Chuanfu

EVs to Replace Fuel Cars, Help Build Intelligent Auto Industry, Says Wang Chuanfu

Electric vehicles will eventually replace fuel vehicles and build an intelligent auto industry, said Wang Chuanfu, chairman and president of BYD, China’s leading EV maker.

Jun 21, 2018
Tang Shihua
 Leapmotor Hopes to Use Self-Made Autonomous Driving Chips ASAP, Chairman Says

Leapmotor Hopes to Use Self-Made Autonomous Driving Chips ASAP, Chairman Says

Leapmotor Hopes to Use Self-Made Autonomous Driving Chips ASAP, Chairman Says

Jun 14, 2018
Qian Tongxin