Villages in the city (ViCs), China’s formerly rural areas that have been taken over by the country’s growing cities, have never been the most desirable driving destinations. Traffic rules barely apply in their congested streets, while self-driving machines also meet challenges to function properly. Today, however, WeRide’s self-driving cars can cruise safely in ViCs with no human intervention.
Deloitte has launched a brand-new podcast series Future of Mobility in 2020, bringing us key insights from decision-makers, innovators and shapers pushing the envelope on future ideas for transportation and beyond.
WeRide, China’s leading L4 autonomous driving company, becomes the first in China and second in the world to test fully driverless cars on open roads, after the company obtained China’s first remote-control permit for road tests of Intelligent and Connected Vehicles (ICV).
WeRide, China’s leading L4 autonomous driving company, announces partnership with Alibaba's Amap (also known as AutoNavi) , a mobility aggregator service platform
China's leading self-driving company WeRide has unveiled for the first time its self-driving fleet reaching over 100 vehicles in April 2020, marking another significant progress after the milestone of WeRide’s open to public Robotaxi services running over 100 days.
WeRide has formed a strategic partnership with Gosuncn Technology Group, exploring the integration between IoV services and self-driving cars in an attempt to realize smart transportation.
How to request a WeRide Robotaxi through WeRide Go app? What can you expect from the Robotaxi trip? Check out this video.
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“The clock seemed to move faster in the past three years. WeRide has done one thing in the ever fastest way- developing self-driving technology from the ground up.”
The year 2020 has so far cast the whole world in the shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic，bringing disruptions to production and life in general and plunging us into collective reflections on our personal life to industry development.
In November 2019, WeRide launched China’s first open to public Robotaxi service in first-tier city Guangzhou.
A total of 8,396 Robo-Taxi rides were accomplished in the first month of WeRide Robotaxi’s trial operation in Guangzhou, China in December 2019.
WeRide has launched the first ALL-IN-ROOF integrated suite for autonomous driving – WeRide Smart Suite 3.0, at GTC China, the annual tech event hosted by NVIDIA.
WeRide has launched a Robotaxi pilot program in Guangzhou, China. As the first Robotaxi fleet operating in Tier-1 Chinese city, this marks a significant milestone in Robotaxi commercialization.
Traffic conditions in China are extremely complicated. What would a Robotaxi encounter while self-driving on the streets of the Tier 1 city Guangzhou?
Caixin Video/TV, China’s leading business and financial media group, is featuring Artificial Intelligence (AI) commercialization in its recent report. Caixin’s team visited the WeRide global headquarters in Guangzhou and explored the company’s “product-oriented technology” strategy in developing Robotaxi.
It hasn’t been easy for pioneers in AI and the autonomous driving (AD) industry, what with all the ups and downs over the past few years. Preceding every breakthrough is an accumulation of countless efforts.
WeRide is proud to announce that Lei Wang, a Facebook veteran and machine learning (ML) algorithm specialist, has joined the company as Executive Director to head the company’s Prediction Team.
WeRide recently conducted 10-kilometer long self-driving test rides on an open urban road in Guangzhou, marking the longest distance of autonomous driving unveiled to the public in China.
WeRide is delighted to welcome another solid addition to the company’s technical executive staff: Hong JI, Google T7 Senior Staff Software Engineer and Tech Lead Manager.
WeRide announced the launch of a new joint venture company - WeRide Robotaxi, together with its strategic partners including Baiyun Taxi Group, the largest taxi company in South China under Guangzhou Public Transport Group, and SCI (Guangzhou) Group.
Guangzhou’s very first batch of road test license plates for intelligent connected vehicle (ICV) were officially issued. A total of 24 license plates ranks the second throughout the country.
From April 29th to May 1st, the 22nd Milken Institute Global Conference was held at the Beverly Hills. Tony Han, CEO of WeRide, joined the world leadership from politics, economics, business and academics in having dialogues over global topics.
WeRide announced it will demonstrate its L4 sensor suite and pre-commercial solutions during the NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference 2019(GTC), and display its latest L4 autonomous vehicle model, the Nissan LEAF 2.
NVIDIA’s GTC (GPU Technology Conference) will soon set sail on its 2019 world tour, and WeRide will be at the first stop in San Jose, California, starting on March 18th.
2018 was an extraordinary year for L4 autonomous driving technology. Despite all the difficulties and challenges, the technology managed to make its way forward.
WeRide has received another two significant investments in its Series A round from SenseTime Technology and ABC International (a wholly owned subsidiary of Agricultural Bank of China), reaching tens of millions US dollars.
Alliance Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, has become the lead strategic investor of WeRide.ai， following completion of the company’s Series A funding.
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