AutoX also recently opened its first operations center to test autonomous vehicles outside of China in San Francisco.
China autonomous vehicle roundup
Four companies developing autonomous vehicles for various uses have made big announcements relating to their business in China this week.
AutoX starts production on Gen5 autonomous driving system
AutoX’s fifth generation autonomous driving system features 50 sensors and a vehicle control unit with 2200 TOPS computing power.
Cruise, Waymo lead way in Calif. autonomous vehicle testing
California’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) yesterday released its annual Disengagement Report, which breaks down the number of times a human driver takes over control of an autonomous driving system being tested on the state’s public roads. The DMV released reports for 29 companies for the period from December 2019 to November 2020. Waymo (29,944.69)…
AutoX’s Shenzhen robotaxi service opens to public
Chinese self-driving pioneer AutoX is opening up its fully driverless robotaxi pilot program to the public in Shenzhen this morning. This is the first time the general public in China can book a ride in a robotaxi that doesn’t have a safety driver, AutoX claimed. Interested parties can sign up for a ride via this…
Best week ever for robotaxis?
In a normal week, Boston Dynamics being acquired by Hyundai Motors for nearly $1 billion would be the biggest story. But this week has been anything but normal. This has arguably been the best week ever for the development of autonomous vehicles. Robotaxis, in particular, marked new milestones. Waymo has officially opened up its robotaxi…
AutoX deploys its first fully driverless RoboTaxi fleet in Shenzhen, China
AutoX said its RoboTaxi fleet in downtown Shenzhen is the first to be deployed without accompanying safety/backup drivers in China.
How the U.S. election could affect the future of autonomous driving, China relations
Pär-Olof Johannesson, CEO of TerraNet AB, offers his perspective on how the U.S. presidential election will affect the development of autonomous and electric vehicles worldwide, as well as relations with China.
RoboTaxi autonomous ride-hailing service now available from AutoX in Shanghai
AutoX is rolling out its RoboTaxi autonomous ride-hailing service in Shanghai with operational support from taxicab company Letzgo.
AutoX gets California permit to test autonomous vehicles without a safety driver
AutoX’s permit, which allows for autonomous vehicles to test drive without a safety driver present, is only the third of its kind issued by California.