China

11th January 2019

BMW & Alibaba Partner to Bring Tmall Genie to Select Vehicles

Alibaba's Voice activated assistant Tmall Genie will allow BMW drivers to explore a variety of infotainment and shopping options while on the road.

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9th January 2019

AV Tech Viewed with More Skepticism, Deloitte Study Finds

Despite major announcements at CES this week, a Deloitte study show a grow skepticism of AV technology in several major markets around the globe.

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7th November 2018

C-V2X’s Momentum in China May Drive Connected-Car Development

Demonstrations happening in China may point the way toward how cars will communicate with each other starting as soon as next year. Qualcomm Technologies announced November 5 that it...

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31st October 2018

Ford & Baidu Partner on Autonomous Vehicle Testing in Beijing

Ford and Baidu plan to bring Level 4 autonomous vehicles to the streets of Beijing. Right now, Daimler's self-driving cars are already on the road in the capital.

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22nd October 2018

Weekly brief: China’s EV Bonanza a Magnet for Foreign Carmakers

Tesla is headed East. After a year mired in production delays at its Fremont, California, Gigafactory, the electric carmaker announced last week that it has secured 212.5 acres of...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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18th October 2018

AV Start-Up Momenta, Now a Unicorn, Tops $1Bn in Funding

Momenta proclaims its unicorn status with a new investment round that brings the autonomous vehicle startup's total valuation to north of $1 billion.

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24th September 2018

AV START Fueling Fight Over How Much Power to Give Washington

The AV START Act could open the doors to widespread testing of autonomous vehicles on public roads. Proponents want to get the bill though the Senate, but some worry...

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14th September 2018

PSA Starts V2X Shoot-Out in China

The PSA Group has begun demonstrating its smart-city communications V2X technology in a Chinese city pitching two rival systems against each other. Its demo, testing separate solutions from Huawei...

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30th July 2018

ADAS Features Still Leave Consumers Nervous

A Strategy Analytics report finds consumers are still wary about driver assistance systems that could help them park their cars.

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13th July 2018

Audi & Huawei Partner on Connected Car Tech

Audi and Huawei are deepening their ties in an effort to advance connected car and self-driving vehicle capabilities.

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11th July 2018

Tesla’s Shanghai Plant Reportedly to Produce 500K Vehicles Per Year

Tesla is struggling to meet production targets at home, but that hasn't stopped Elon Musk and his company from setting much higher goals for a proposed Chinese plant.

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10th July 2018

Baidu Inks Deals With BMW & Suning for AV Development

BMW and Suning, a Chinese retail giant, are looking to push self-driving vehicle technology to the next level through different partnerships with Baidu.

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