Self-driving

Baidu's Robotaxi platform Apollo Go provides 196,000 rides in Q1, up over 11 times from a year ago
Baidu's Apollo Go continues to solidify its global leadership position, despite Covid's resurgence in China posing a challenge to local companies' operations. ...
Pony.ai's permit to test autonomous vehicles in California revoked
In reviewing Pony.ai's application to renew its testing permit, the DMV found numerous violations in the driving records of active Pony.ai safety drivers. ...
Chinese self-driving startup WeRide secures strategic investment from Bosch
WeRide and Bosch have signed a strategic partnership agreement to jointly work on smart driving software development. ...
Didi said to have entered driverless truck space
Didi has entered the Robotruck space, with the project forming a team about 1.5 years ago, according to local media. ...
NIO Capital's portfolio firm Inceptio sees self-driving heavy trucks surpass 2 million km in commercial operations
Inceptio expects it to surpass 100 million cumulative miles of self-driving operations by the end of 2022. ...
Baidu, Pony.ai get first permits in China to offer self-driving ride-hailing service without safety officer in driver's seat
Although the service is limited to a small area of Beijing, it represents a dramatic shift in regulators' attitude toward the sector. ...
Pony.ai becomes first self-driving firm to get taxi license in China
Pony.ai has received a license to operate 100 Robotaxis as traditional cabs in Nansha district, Guangzhou city, Guangdong province. ...
Alibaba-backed DeepRoute unveils new Robotaxi fleet with self-driving kit costing less than $10,000
DeepRoute-Driver 2.0 currently costs less than $10,000, and the cost of the self-driving system could be reduced by another 70 percent after large-scale partnerships with automaker ...
Self-driving startup Haomo closes RMB hundreds of millions in Series A+ funding
Haomo expects to launch an urban road version of its L2 autonomous driving system, NOH, in mid-2022 and a full-scenario version later this year. ...
Pony.ai, Sinotrans form self-driving truck joint venture Cyantron
Pony.ai and Sinotrans have committed more than 100 trucks and will begin container transportation operations. ...