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Automakers turn to China as it emerges as the largest EV market


Toyota Motor is considering selling locally designed and manufactured all-electric vehicle models in China, according to a report by Reuters. China aims to phase out fossil fuel powered cars in long-term and in the medium term has set up strict quotas for electric and plug-in hybrid cars which will come …

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GM demonstrates its Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) capability on public roads of Shanghai


GM successfully demonstrated its Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) capability on public roads outside Jiading Auto Innovation Park in Shanghai. Conducted in collaboration with Shanghai International Auto City and Shanghai Song Hong Intelligent Automotive Technology Co. Ltd., the demonstration featured testing vehicles that can receive real-time data from traffic lights on signal phasing …

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Shanghai declaration launched to promote the intelligent connected vehicle (ICV) industry

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Shanghai declaration, an initiative to promote the intelligent connected vehicle (ICV) industry was made in Shanghai. The declaration was co-signed by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China, Shanghai municipal government, as well as research and development institutions from Britain, the United States, the Netherlands and Japan, China …

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Baidu, Shouqi partner to develop driverless cars


Chinese tech giant Baidu and Shouqi Limousine & Chauffeurhave—a ride-hailing firm based in China having more than 66,000 vehicles in 52 Chinese cities— have entered into a strategic partnership for the development of autonomous vehicles. According to the agreement, Baidu will support Shouqi with software and hardware solutions such as …

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Tesla to set up manufacturing facility in China, signs agreement with Shanghai Govt

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Tesla has joined the list of companies that are setting up their manufacturing facility in China. According to some media reports, Tesla has entered into an agreement with Shanghai government to open a manufacturing facility in the trade-free zone of the city. The agreement allows Tesla to own an entire …

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Hyundai opens its first global Big Data Center focused on connected cars in China


Hyundai Motor has opened its first global Big Data Center in Guian, China. The center will gather and analyze massive volumes of data collected from the company’s connected cars. Big Data Center in China lays the foundation for a China-focused Car Cloud, leveraging expertise in connected car technologies gathered through …

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Chery plans to mass produce vehicles featuring Level 3 autonomy by the end of 2019


Chery, the Chinese automobile manufacturer is planning to mass produce vehicles featuring Level 3 autonomy by the end of 2019. Not only that even Level 4 autonomy cars will be launched by the company by 2021. Huang Yong, executive director of Chery’s intelligent vehicle technology center is quoted in some media …

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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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China: Tencent and Guangzhou Automobile to collaborate on internet-connected cars


Chinese automotive industry is moving briskly towards connected cars. Recently China’s Tencent Holdings and Guangzhou Automobile Group Company entered into an agreement to collaborate on internet-connected cars, according to a report by Reuters. Under the agreement, both the companies will work together to develop internet-connected cars and artificial intelligence-aided driving. …

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