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[Reprint] Shenzhen Gives Tencent License to Road Test Autonomous Vehicles
Tencent has obtained a license for road tests of intelligent connected vehicles from Shenzhen municipal government, our sister site has reported . Tencent said that the transportation bureau issued only one license this time. The company will begin testin
Hong Kong Mini-Storage Startup Buys Taiwanese Peer
The 3-year-old firm Boxful says it will acquire ALL-IN Premium Storage of Taiwan and hopes to merge with others later.
[Reprint] China to Open Its First High-speed Smart Highway by 2022 with Eyes on Germany’s Limitless Autobahns
Hangzhou and Ningbo will be linked by China’s first smart high-speed highway in time for the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou. With six lanes in each direction, the 161km route through Zhejiang will use navigational and sensor technology to increase the speed
Taiwan’s Automotive Research & Testing Center to Build Autonomous Vehicles Locally
Taiwan’s Automotive Research & Testing Center (ARTC) will seek to leverage the country’s engineering expertise and global supply chain experience to build fully autonomous minibuses.
[Reprint] Baidu sues its former SVP for stealing self-driving trade secrets and using them in his US-based startup
Baidu is suing its former senior vice-president (SVP) for RMB 50 million for stealing its autonomous driving trade secrets and using them to fuel its new venture which is now Baidu’s direct competitor in the self-driving field. Wang Jin was previously pos
[Reprint] Chinese electric carmakers might not be ready, but the money is
In recent years, a raft of Chinese entrepreneurs have been going around pitching and fundraising for their electric vehicle startups, but consumers haven’t seen much of those promises materialize until recently. On October 12, XPeng Motors unveiled its fi
[Reprint] Baidu signs strategic partnership agreements to accelerate autonomous driving
Chinese tech giant Baidu announced signing strategic cooperation agreements with two of China’s leading automotive companies, BAIC Group and Xiamen King Long United Automotive Industry Co., Ltd. (“King Long”). Baidu and BAIC Group, one of the largest auto
[Reprint] JD rolls out driverless trucks to add to its logistics service
JD on Thursday announced that it is cooperating with SAIC MAXUS and Dongfeng Motor Corporation to roll out driverless trucks, local media are reporting. JD said that the government’s transportation unit is running road tests for the trucks.
[Reprint] Alibaba ups the ante in logistics, gaining a controlling stake in Cainiao
China’s biggest e-commerce site Alibaba just announced an additional $807 million investment in Cainiao Network, lifting its holding in the logistics affiliate from 47% to a controlling stake of 51%. The giant will, in turn, be able to beef up its capacit
[Reprint] Baidu announces RMB 10 billion yuan fund for autonomous driving and launches Apollo 1.5
Baidu’s self-driving vehicle platform Apollo, known as the “Android of the auto industry” for its open source code has gotten its first update. The platform— designed to speed up speeding up self-driving development and boost cooperation between automotiv
[Reprint] Microsoft joins Baidu's “Android for autonomous driving
Shortly after revealing a partnership with Baidu’s Apollo Project, Microsoft announced Tuesday further details of the tie-up. The US internet behemoth will provide cloud infrastructure services via Azure to Apollo’s partners outside of China.
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[Reprinted] The World Congress on Information Technology coming back to Taiwan!
WCIT 2017 being set to be hosted in Taipei, #Taiwan during 10th ~ 13th September, it is not difficult to link Taiwan with the topic of smart city. The island has received multiple recognition by organizations such as the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF),