UPS invests in unmanned truck developer TuSimple

By Jill Shen

Aug 16, 20191 min read (Image credit: TuSimple)Autonomous truck startup TuSimple has received an undisclosed amount of funding from UPS, as the delivery giant looks to tap the boom in unmanned-driving projects.
Why it matters: China-backed TuSimple,…

Meituan starts recruitment drive for mapping services

By Jill Shen

Aug 15, 20191 min read Screenshots showing a list of engineering positions for map services posted by Meituan on a Chinese online recruitment platform (Image credit: TechNode)Meituan Dianping has started hiring for its new mapping and navigation ser…

Tesla slashes price of full Autopilot package in China

By Jill Shen

Aug 8, 20192 min read A customer views a model at Tesla’s Xintiandi showroom, Shanghai, on March 11, 2019. (Image credit: Yu Dingzhang/TechNode)Tesla is offering a 50% discount on the “fully driverless” version of its Autopilot assistance system in …