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Baidu Selects ON Semiconductor Image Sensors for its Apollo Autonomous Driving Platform

Baidu Selects ON Semiconductor Image Sensors for its Apollo Autonomous Driving Platform

New collaboration helps speed and simplify implementation of image sensing solutions for automotive manufacturers and suppliers. January 02, 2018 11:00 AM Eastern Standard Time  LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Consumer Electronics Show (CES) – Venetian 3302 – ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficient innovations, has joined Baidu’s Apollo Autonomous Driving Platform. Through this collaboration, ecosystem partners can get the plug-and-play compatible imaging

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TomTom and Baidu Join Forces to Develop Unified High Definition Maps for Autonomous Driving

TomTom and Baidu Join Forces to Develop Unified High Definition Maps for Autonomous Driving HD autonomous vehicle unified standard

Move to global standard in high definition maps to accelerate future of driving. BEIJING–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Baidu Create AI Developer Conference, Beijing, China – TomTom (TOM2) and Baidu (BIDU) announced today that they 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

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Chinese Ride-Hailing Company Ucar Partners with Online-Ed Startup BitTiger

to Attract Top Self-Driving Car Engineers Alibaba backed Ucar has opened a research outpost in Silicon Valley partnering online education startup BitTiger to develop self-driving vehicle technology. BitTiger will offer deep-learning coding class and run competitions that will offer cash prizes; and the winners will be earmarked as potential candidates for employment in the company. PRNewswire/ — Ucar (神州专车) booked approximately 15%1 of

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China’s Mobility & Electric Vehicle Companies Investment Landscape

There has been tremendous financial support flowing into the China innovation scene, especially the rising mobility economy. Gao Feng is helping to shepherd the ideas, help build a disruptive business model  and execute the disruption to fruition. In August, the ride-hailing scene turned on its head. China’s homegrown player, Didi Chuxing, had humbled global giant Uber and won the battle

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Baidu Testing Self-Driving EVs

Chinese tech giant Baidu has begun testing specially modified all-electric Chery EQs in China, according to recent reports. Previously, the company had been relying on specially modified BMW 3-Series vehicles for the testing of its autonomous driving technologies,  managed to successfully complete a rigorous 18.6-mile route in December, one that featured: u-turns, lane changes, and merging onto and off of

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Chinese Alibaba Baidu Swallowing India’s Start-ups

According to people in the know, Alibaba has discussed alliances with several online marketplaces, including Snapdeal and Shopclues. It has also held talks with business-to-business (B2B) players, logistics companies, and technology start-ups. Another Chinese Internet major Baidu also has held talks with a number of players, including Zomato and Shopclues, but nothing significant has emerged. India is a focus market

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Autonomous-Car Sensor Maker Velodyne Receives $150 Million Investment

The $150 million investment will allow Velodyne to expand development and drive down cost LiDAR sensors Ford Motor Co. and Chinese web-service provider Baidu Inc. are leading a $150 million investment in laser-sensor maker Velodyne Inc., the latest in a series of bets being placed by car makers and tech companies to advance autonomous-driving technology. The investment will allow the California-based Velodyne to expand

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China: Drivers May Be Liable For Accidents With Semi-Autonomous Cars

The driver is still responsible for, and ultimately in control of, the car. What’s more, you always have intuitive access to the information your car is using to inform its actions,” Tesla said in a statement in October when it first released Autopilot. A high ranking official of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology  (MIIT) has said drivers “could

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Uber Sells China Operations to Didi Chuxing

Global ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc. has given up its costly battle for China’s riders, swapping its local operations there for a minority stake in the country’s homegrown champion, Didi Chuxing Technology Co. Didi, said Monday that Uber and investors in its UberChina unit will take a 20% stake in the company. Combined with Uber’s China business that was valued

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