We put safety as our top priority to make every self-driving trip you take with WeRide to be trustworthy.


A Smart Mobility Company With Leading L4 AD Technologies

WeRide is a smart mobility company that creates leading L4 autonomous driving technologies. We have committed ourselves to new mobility services that will be accessible and beneficial to everyone. WeRide is China’s first L4 autonomous driving technology start-up company to obtain strategic investment from a top-tier global automaker Alliance Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi.

We employ a highly skilled technology team of more than 300 employees globally, 70% of whom are R&D engineers. Our core management team all has extensive domestic and international experience in technology development and business operations in both China and the USA at companies such as Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Baidu, DiDi, Cisco, and others.

WeRide has been focusing on the strategic alliance among AI technology companies, car makers and mobility service platforms. WeRide RoboTaxi, a joint venture company of WeRide, Baiyun Taxi and SCI (Guangzhou) Group, has launched a robotaxi program in Guangzhou, China. The operation covers 144.65 square kilometers in the Huangpu and Guangzhou Development District, providing the locals with robotaxi services on their daily commute. It’s the first robotaxi service open to the public in China.

Established in 2017, WeRide is headquartered in Guangzhou, China, and maintains R&D and operation centers in Beijing, Shanghai and Anqing, as well as Silicon Valley in the USA.



Tony Han

CEO & Co-founder

Tony is a distinguished expert in computer vision, machine learning and speech recognition, as well as one of the pioneers in self-driving technology R&D in China.

Tony was former Chief Scientist of Baidu's Autonomous Driving Unit. He was also a tenured professor of electrical & computer engineering at the University of Missouri.

He received a Ph.D. from Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign under the supervision of Prof. Thomas S. Huang.

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Yan Li

CTO & Co-founder

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Hua Zhong

SVP of Engineering

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Li Zhang

Chief Operating Officer

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Kai-Fu Lee

Business Advisor

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Dian Kang

Business Advisor

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Takeo Kanade

Technical Advisor

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Qing Lu

CFO, President & Co-founder