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GrabWheels raises $30M from Taiwan's KYMCO to accelerate EV adoption in SEA
It enables both firms to jointly explore development and deployment of EV.
Gogoro Launches "GoShare," the World's First End-to-End Mobility Sharing Platform, in Taiwan
With these products and self-developed software, this Taiwan-based startup is launching a new scooter-sharing service next month in the city of Taoyuan, disrupting the already competitive market of e-scooter rental service on the island.
Asia's Logistics Industry Must be Ready for Blockchain, and Here's Why
Logistics is an area where blockchain can have a truly profound impact
[Reprint] Alibaba’s DingTalk to Build Voice-driven Version for Cars
Alibaba is developing a voice-driven version of its enterprise communication and collaboration app DingTalk for vehicle use, local media is reporting, citing people familiar with the matter.
[Reprint] Alibaba AI Labs Launches L4 Autonomous Logistics Vehicle
Chinese internet giant Alibaba is speeding up its autonomous driving efforts with the launch of its first-ever L4-class self-driving logistics vehicle at The Computing Conference in Hangzhou. The company disclosed that the car is still under testing.
[Reprint] Google’s Self-driving Project Waymo Sets up Subsidiary in Shanghai
Alphabet’s self-driving company Waymo has chosen Shanghai as the headquarters of its subsidiary called Huimo Business Consulting. The China subsidiary was established in May with a capital of RMB 3.5 million yuan ($441,000). Huimo plans to design and test
[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