Nio names new head of self-driving unit

By Jill Shen

Chinese electric vehicle maker Nio has quietly hired a Chinese computer vision expert to lead its self-driving unit following the June departure of Jamie Carlson, its tech lead since early 2016.

Why it matters: The management change comes as Nio wor…

Pony.ai to test self-driving cars in Shanghai

By Jill Shen

Chinese self-driving startup Pony.ai will begin testing self-driving cars in Shanghai as part of a government push for global leadership in the development of autonomous vehicle technology.

Pony.ai will work with city regulators to deploy a self-dri…