China releases first draft rules on self-driving vehicles in public

An Apollo autonomous bus is displayed during an exhibition in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, in August. (LI ZHIHAO / FOR CHINA DAILY) China has released the first national draft guideline on the use of self-driving vehicles for public transport, a key move in accelerating the large-scale commercialization of autonomous driving technology and encouraging local authorities to […]

Xi inspects Urumqi, Turpan in China’s Xinjiang

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, visits Turpan city in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, July 14, 2022. (PHOTO / XINHUA) URUMQI – Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region from Tuesday to Thursday. On Thursday afternoon, the […]

Roadlink International Trading Limited Tests Autonomous Technology on Roads for the First Time

Chinese-based startup technology company ‘Roadlink International Trading Limited’ has conducted its first live test using the company’s ‘Autonomous Driving Technology’ on the streets of Shenzhen today. The company is looking to launch its commercial product in early 2023 throughout China and Hong Kong. HONG KONG, June 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via SEAPRWire.com) — Roadlink International […]

Yokogawa and DOCOMO Successfully Conduct Test of Remote Control Technology Using 5G, Cloud, and AI

TOKYO, May 30, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6841) and NTT DOCOMO, INC. (DOCOMO) announced today that they have conducted a proof-of-concept test (PoC) of a remote control technology for industrial processing. The PoC test involved the use of an autonomous control AI, the Factorial Kernel Dynamic Policy Programming […]

EHang and C.P. Group Form Strategic Partnership to Introduce Autonomous Aerial Vehicles to Thailand for Urban Air Mobility

GUANGZHOU, China, May 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via SEAPRWire.com) — EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, announced it has formed a strategic partnership with Charoen Pokphand Group Co., Ltd. (“C.P. Group”), one of the largest conglomerates in Thailand, with an intent to […]

WeRide received strategic investment from Bosch to jointly develop the auto grade and mass production of advanced driving solution in China

WeRide received strategic investment from Bosch to jointly develop the auto grade and mass production of advanced driving solution in China

GUANGZHOU, China and SHANGHAI, China, May 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via SEAPRWire.com) — WeRide, a global leading Level 4 autonomous driving technology company, announced the strategic investment received from Bosch, one of the leading automotive suppliers. The two parties have signed a strategic cooperation agreement and will jointly develop autonomous driving (AD) software. This cooperation […]

Inceptio Technology Completes Financing of US$188 Million, Jointly Led by Legend Capital

Inceptio Technology Completes Financing of US$188 Million, Jointly Led by Legend Capital

HONG KONG, Mar 3, 2022 – (ACN Newswire) – On 28 February 2022, Inceptio Technology, an autonomous driving truck technology and operation company, announced its completion of a US$188 million Series B+ equity financing, jointly led by Legend Capital. The successful closing of the fund is expected to be used for the development of Inceptio Technology’s […]

BYD Partners with Nuro to Manufacture All-Electric Autonomous Delivery Vehicle

LOS ANGELES, CA, Jan 18, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – BYD Co., Ltd. announced its partnership with leading autonomous vehicle company Nuro to begin producing the company’s third-generation electric autonomous delivery vehicle. The partnership is expected to scale Nuro’s more affordable, eco-friendly, and convenient services to millions of people across the country. Nuro’third-generation […]

MHI: Successful Demonstration Test of World’s First Fully Autonomous Ship Navigation Systems on Coastal Ferry in Northern Kyushu

TOKYO, Jan 18, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The Nippon Foundation, Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Group, and Shin Nihonkai Ferry Co., Ltd., (Osaka, Japan; Yasuo Iritani, Chairman) have successfully completed a demonstration test of the world’s first fully autonomous ship navigation systems on a large car ferry, […]

Honda to Start Testing Program in September Toward Launch of Autonomous Vehicle Mobility Service Business in Japan

TOKYO, Sep 9, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Honda today announced that it will start a testing program for autonomous vehicles in September 2021, taking a step toward an autonomous vehicle mobility service (MaaS) business in Japan, which Honda is planning to launch under collaboration with Cruise and General Motors. The testing program […]

Xi inspects Lhasa in Tibet

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, makes an inspection tour of Lhasa, capital city of Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, on Thursday, July 22, 2021. (PHOTO / XINHUA) LHASA – Chinese leader Xi Jinping has stressed fully implementing the guidelines of the Communist Party of China (CPC) for governing […]

Chinese state councilor stresses all-out relief after quakes hit

Rescuers anchor the shelter in Xiuling village of Yangbi Yi autonomous county, Southwest China's Yunnan province, May 22, 2021. (PHOTO / XINHUA) BEIJING – Chinese State Councilor Wang Yong on Saturday demanded all-out efforts to organize relief work and rescue the injured after earthquakes hit the provinces of Yunnan and Qinghai. People's lives should be […]

3 dead, dozens injured as strong quakes hit Yunnan, Qinghai

A damaged wall of a house in Yangbi Yi Autonomous County in southwest China's Yunnan province, May 22, 2021. (PHOTO/XINHUA) KUNMING/XINING – Three people were killed and dozens injured after a series of earthquakes rattled southwest China's Yunnan province and northwestern Qinghai province. Four earthquakes measuring over 5.0-magnitude struck Yangbi Yi Autonomous County in Dali […]

Expressway boosts ancient Silk Road route

Highway fuels tourism industry and promotes various ethnic groups' cultures The Xibe Ancient Town, a tourist attraction in Xinjiang's Qapqal Xibe autonomous county, welcomed more than two million visitors in 2020. (PHOTO PROVIDED TO CHINA DAILY) The Lianyungang-Khorgos Expressway, running from East China's Jiangsu province to Khorgos in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, not only […]