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Baidu to start small-scale production of fully autonomous minibuses


Baidu is planning to start small-scale production of fully autonomous minibusses from July next year, according to some media reports. The company aims to launch its self-driving cars before 2020 with Chinese automakers JAC Motors, BAIC Motor in 2019, and Chery Automobile. The company is currently working on the mass …

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Baidu joins hands with BAIC Group to mass produce self-driving cars by 2019


Baidu is joining hands with BAIC Group to mass produce self-driving cars by 2019. BAIC Group, a Chinese automaker will take care of the manufacturing part while Baidu will handle self-driving technology, cybersecurity, image recognition and DuerOS virtual assistant capabilities, Weixin has reported. It is known that the Chinese internet …

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NXP Semiconductors in talks with Baidu on a partnership to promote self-driving technology


NXP Semiconductors is in talks with Baidu on a partnership to promote self-driving technology, according to a report by ChinaDaily. The automotive market in China is expanding rapidly and has surpassed the US market to become the largest. The technological advancements in the country have given a boost to the electric …

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Baidu releases second generation of its open-source autonomous driving platform, Apollo 1.5


Baidu has released second generation of its open-source autonomous driving platform Apollo 1.5. Building on Apollo 1.0, Apollo 1.5 opens up five additional core capabilities which include obstacle perception, planning, cloud simulation, High-Definition (HD) maps and End-to-End deep learning, providing more comprehensive solutions to developers and ecosystem partners to accelerate the …

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Baidu to test its self-driving cars in Concord

Chinese Google Baidu will be testing its self-driving cars on G0Mentum Station, in Concord. The Station is a former military facility, a naval weapons depot to be precise. The 20 miles of road of the facility can be used to simulate a rural highway as well as a city grid. …

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Baidu and Microsoft to work together in the intelligent cloud to advance autonomous driving

Microsoft and Baidu plan to partner in order to take the technical development and adoption of autonomous driving worldwide. As a member of the Apollo alliance, Microsoft will provide global scale for Apollo outside of China with the Microsoft Azure cloud. Apollo is an open platform announced by Baidu in …

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Baidu under investigation as CEO breaks rules regarding self-driving cars


Baidu has recently been in news for its Project Apollo and the grand alliance it made with 50 companies for developing self-driving car technology. But the company is now under investigation for violation of rules regarding testing of self driving cars. Robin Li, the CEO of Baidu had conducted a …

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Baidu and Nvidia to work together on artificial intelligence


Baidu and Nvidia are going to work together on artificial intelligence. Both the companies signed an agreement regarding this recently. This is being termed as the most comprehensive partnership for Nvidia till date and it will further consolidate its position in the GPU market. Artificial intelligence finds a wide range …

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Baidu announces partners for its open autonomous driving project Apollo

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Baidu has announced that more than 50 partners have joined the Apollo open autonomous driving project, forming one of the largest and most diverse autonomous driving ecosystems. Members of the Apollo alliance includes: Vehicle manufacturers, such as Chery Automobile, FAW Group Corporation, Changan Automobile Group, and Great Wall Motors Tier …

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TomTom and Baidu join forces to develop HD maps for autonomous driving

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TomTom and Baidu have joined forces to develop high definition (HD) maps for autonomous driving. Their collaboration on the development of a global HD map service combines TomTom and Baidu’s expertise in HD map-making and artificial intelligence (AI). Baidu will leverage TomTom’s Real-Time Map Platform to improve HD map-related technologies …

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