Mapping firm Kuandeng nabs $14.2 million in Series A+

By Jill Shen

Oct 14, 20192 min read (Image credit: Kuangdeng)Tethered to the rise of autonomous driving are the high-definition (HD) maps which function as the backbone of navigation systems for self-piloting cars. Kuandeng, a Chinese mapping solutions provider,…

Baidu begins robotaxi pilot service in Changsha

By Jill Shen

Sep 26, 20192 min read Baidu begins pilot robotaxi services with a fleet of 45 autonomous cars in Changsha on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. (Image credit: Baidu)Baidu has launched a robotaxi pilot service in the capital city of central Hunan province a …

Self-driving startup Deeproute.ai pulls in $50 million

By Jill Shen

Sep 25, 20192 min read (Image credit: Deeproute.ai)Deeproute.ai, a Chinese autonomous driving startup, said it has raised $50 million in a fresh round of funding from top Chinese investors, as yet another company bursts into view in the country’s th…

Self-driving startup Deeproute.ai pulls in $50 million

By Jill Shen

Sep 25, 20192 min read (Image credit: Deeproute.ai)Deeproute.ai, a Chinese autonomous driving startup, said it has raised $50 million in a fresh round of funding from top Chinese investors, as yet another company bursts into view in the country’s th…