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  • Volkswagen halts investment in self-driving car software company Argo AI

    The German carmaker, Volkswagen Group, has halted its investment in a self-driving vehicles project at the software company Argo AI. Volkswagen will not continue to invest in Argo AI, the carmaker, which is based in the western German city of Wolfsburg, announced.


  • Chinese self-driving startup WeRide valued at 3.3 bln USD

    Chinese self-driving startup WeRide announced Thursday that it has closed a Series C round of funding, giving it a valuation of 3.3 billion U.S. dollars.


  • SW. China's Chongqing launches first L4-level self-driving bus route

    Western China's first self-deriving bus route under L4-level was officially came into commercial operation in Chongqing on Monday.


  • China encourages pilot self-driving programs, ministry

    China's Ministry of Transport has recently unveiled a guideline to promote development and application of the self-driving technology, the Shanghai Securities News reported on Thursday.


  • China Focus: Self-driving service helps forge "City of Intelligent Driving"

    A white car parked on a wide street in Changsha, capital of central China's Hunan Province, awaits passengers. However, there's something unusual about this usual-looking taxi -- it has no "driver."


  • Beijing issues unattended road test licenses for self-driving vehicles

    Beijing has offered the first five licenses for unattended road test to Baidu Pollo, a self-driving division under China's internet giant Baidu on December 4, reported Beijing Daily Tuesday.


  • Beijing's self-driving vehicle road test mileage tops 2 mln km

    The safe driving mileage of autonomous vehicle road tests in Beijing exceeded 2 million km by the end of October, according to the Beijing Innovation Center for Mobility Intelligent.


  • Beijing to build pilot zone for self-driving vehicles

    Beijing is planning to build a cloud-based pilot area for self-driving vehicles before the end of this year, marking an important step for the development of intelligent networked vehicles in the capital city.


  • China's Anhui opens 5G-covered road for testing self-driving cars

    A 5G-covered road for testing self-driving cars was formally opened in Baohe District of Hefei City, east China's Anhui Province Thursday, welcoming the first batch of passengers.


  • Self-driving car company Waymo with billion-dollar financial injection

    The self-driving car specialist Waymo wants to fuel its growth plans with a financial injection in the billions of dollars.


  • Self-Driving taxis hit roads in south China city

    China's smart mobility company, WeRide, on Thursday announced the launch of a trial run of self-driving taxis in Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province.


  • Driverless taxis pilot carrying passengers in central China

    A total of 45 taxis equipped with autonomous driving technologies started carrying passengers on a trial basis Thursday in central China's Changsha as part of the Hunan capital's smart city push.


  • Chongqing to launch 5G-based self-driving pilot zone

    Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality will launch a pilot zone for 5G-based autonomous driving in late August, the China Autonomous Technology & Research Center, a co-founder of the zone, announced Tuesday.


  • Beijing's first self-driving testing ground at T5 level put into operation

    The first self-driving testing ground in Beijing at T5 level has been put into operation recently, reported Beijing Daily Monday.


  • Chinese lawmakers suggest planning for self-driving vehicle torts

    Chinese lawmakers have suggested that the country's legislation take into consideration possible tort liabilities raised by self-driving vehicles, to resolve future disputes.


  • Beijing to build self-driving testing ground

    Beijing is expanding its lead in the development of China's self-driving technology with a plan to build a 200,000-square-meter testing ground for self-driving vehicles in its suburb.


  • Guizhou to host first self-driving training center

    The world's first training base for self-driving technology engineers launched on Monday in Southwest China's Guizhou province, addressing the talent shortage in the burgeoning industry.


  • China’s King Long to introduce self-driving vehicles into Japan

    Xiamen King Long United Automotive Industry Co., Ltd. signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SB Drive and Baidu Japan Inc. to supply self-driving electric vehicles to Japan in small numbers at the end of 2018 or at the beginning of 2019.


  • China, Vietnam to expand cross-border self-drive tours

    China and Vietnam have announced plans to expand cross-border self-driving tours to boost tourism in the two countries.


  • Chongqing issues licenses for self-driving car road tests

    Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality has issued license plates for self-driving vehicles owned by seven automakers for public road testing on Wednesday.


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