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Baidu Leads Series-B for Autonomous Driving Developer iDriverPlus

Baidu Leads Series-B for Autonomous Driving Developer iDriverPlus

Chinese internet giant Baidu Inc., which has plowed huge resources into smart driving, led the investment today in the autonomous driving…

Apr 16, 2018
Dou Shicong
Sokon Shares Leap After Autonomous Driving Deal With Baidu

Sokon Shares Leap After Autonomous Driving Deal With Baidu

Shares in Chinese automaker Chongqing Sokon Industry Group Co. [SHA:601127] closed up nearly 8.4 percent at CNY20.5 (USD3.3) yesterday…

Apr 3, 2018
Dou Shicong
Autonomous Cars Will Be Safer Than Human Drivers, Robin Li Says

Autonomous Cars Will Be Safer Than Human Drivers, Robin Li Says

Self-driving cars will undoubtedly become safer than human drivers, Robin Li, chairman of one of China’s biggest tech firms Baidu Inc., claimed at the 2018 China Development Forum in Beijing today.

Mar 26, 2018
Dou Shicong
Outgoing Baidu Vice-President to Remain Part of Automatic Driving Platform

Outgoing Baidu Vice-President to Remain Part of Automatic Driving Platform

An outgoing vice-president at Baidu Inc., who was instrumental in the development of its autonomous driving technology, will remain part of the firm’s project even after his resignation.

Jan 24, 2018
Dou Shicong
Baidu, Nvidia, ZF Are Building AI Autonomous Driving Platform for Chinese Market

Baidu, Nvidia, ZF Are Building AI Autonomous Driving Platform for Chinese Market

Chinese internet titan Baidu Inc., US graphics card designer Nvidia Corp. and German auto parts maker ZF Friedrichshafen AG said…

Jan 8, 2018
Dou Shicong
Baidu to Unveil Unmanned Driving Development Platform Apollo 2.0 at CES 2018 Trade Show

Baidu to Unveil Unmanned Driving Development Platform Apollo 2.0 at CES 2018 Trade Show

China’s technology giant Baidu Inc. [NASDAQ:BIDU] will unveil new version of its unmanned driving development platform Apollo 2.0 at the…

Dec 29, 2017
Dou Shicong
Baidu, Hebei Province to Jointly Build Xiong'an New Area Into ‘AI City’

Baidu, Hebei Province to Jointly Build Xiong'an New Area Into ‘AI City’

China’s search engine giant Baidu Inc. [NASDAQ:BIDU] yesterday signed a cooperation agreement with Xiong’an New Area, China’s new economic zone…

Dec 21, 2017
Liao Shumin
Ride-Hailing Platform Shouqi Raises USD105 Million in Baidu-Led B+ Funding

Ride-Hailing Platform Shouqi Raises USD105 Million in Baidu-Led B+ Funding

State-backed car-hailing service Shouqi Limousine & Chauffeur has completed its CNY700-million (USD105.5-million) B+ funding with Baidu Inc.[NASDAQ:BIDU], NIO Capital and…

Nov 21, 2017
Tang Shihua
China’s Search Engine Giant Baidu Will Make Driverless Minibus by August 2018, Says Robin Li

China’s Search Engine Giant Baidu Will Make Driverless Minibus by August 2018, Says Robin Li

China’s search engine giant Baidu, Inc. [NASDAQ:BIDU] will work with Xiamen King Long United Automotive Industry Co. to start small-scale…

Nov 17, 2017
Tang Shihua
Shouqi Limousine & Chauffeur Will Test Online-Hailing Driverless Cars in China

Shouqi Limousine & Chauffeur Will Test Online-Hailing Driverless Cars in China

China’s internet online car-hailing platform Shou Yue Technology (Beijing) Co. will test online-hailing driverless cars, which will be put into operation in qualified areas by the end of this month

Nov 1, 2017
Dou Shicong
Baidu, BAIC Team Up to Mass Produce Level 4 Autonomous Cars by 2021

Baidu, BAIC Team Up to Mass Produce Level 4 Autonomous Cars by 2021

Baidu Inc. [NASDAQ:BIDU] and BAIC Motor Corp. Ltd. [HKG:1958] have reached an agreement that could see the pair mass producing autonomous cars by 2021.

Oct 16, 2017
Dou Shicong
Baidu Unveils Apollo 1.5 and USD1.5 Billion Automatic Driving Fund Program

Baidu Unveils Apollo 1.5 and USD1.5 Billion Automatic Driving Fund Program

China’s search engine giant Baidu, Inc. [NASDAQ:BIDU] unveiled an upgraded version of its automatic driving software development platform, Apollo. The…

Sep 21, 2017
Dou Shicong