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NVIDIA to power Chinese autonomous vehicle startup

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FAW Group will use NVIDIA’s chips to power a fleet of self-driving trucks At the GPU Technology Conference (GTC) in China this week, upstart automakers, trucking companies and leading suppliers announced their selection of NVIDIA DRIVE AGX as the platform for their upcoming self-driving systems. Xavier is fully automotive grade …

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BASF and GAC R&D Centre co-develop concept cars for future mobility

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BASF and Guangzhou Automobile Group will develop three EV concepts for the Chinese market BASF and the Research and Development Centre of Guangzhou Automobile Group Co. (GAC R&D Centre) have introduced three co-developed electric concept cars, featuring futuristic designs that address the diverse needs of China’s drivers. Debuted at the …

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Volvo Cars and Baidu join forces to develop and manufacture autonomous driving cars

Volvo Cars and Baidu join forces to develop and manufacture autonomous driving cars

Volvo will be the first foreign carmaker to develop autonomous vehicles with Baidu Volvo Cars has reached an agreement with Baidu, the leading Chinese internet search provider, to jointly develop electric and fully autonomous drive-compatible cars with the aim of mass producing them for China, the largest car market in …

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Alliance Ventures leads strategic investment in WeRide.ai

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WeRide.ai is now the first Chinese Level 4 self-driving technology start-up to receive investment from a global carmaker Alliance Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, has become the lead strategic investor of WeRide.ai (formerly JingChi.ai), China’s leading autonomous driving company focused on Level 4 (L4) self-driving technology, following …

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Hyundai Motor to establish Hydrogen Energy Fund with Chinese R&D institute

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Hyundai and Yield Capital’s Hydrogen Energy fund aims to raise US$100 million Hyundai Motor has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Beijing-Tsinghua Industrial R&D Institute (BTIRDI) to jointly establish a Hydrogen Energy Fund. Under this agreement, the South Korean automaker and its Chinese counterpart expect to strengthen their influence …

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Volkswagen Group China builds first factory specifically designed for MEB production

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Volkswagen’s MEB platform is a modular architecture for electric vehicles The electrification strategy of the Volkswagen Group China is rapidly gaining pace in the world’s biggest market for e-mobility. The group’s first factory specifically designed for the MEB platform is now commencing construction in Anting. The first model that will …

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Anjie Wireless teams up with WiTricity in China

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WiTricity enters an IP licensing agreement with Anjie Wireless to accelerate EV adoption in China WiTricity, a pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, has announced an intellectual property licensing agreement with China-based Anjie Wireless, an automotive Tier 1 supplier. “China is a leading force in EV innovation and adoption, …

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AISIN and DENSO to establish JV to develop electrification driving modules

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AISIN and DENSO’s JV will focus on the Chinese market Aisin Seiki Co. (AISIN) and DENSO Corporation have reached a basic agreement to establish a new joint venture company to develop and sell electrification driving modules. The company will be capitalised with 50% coming from AISIN and DENSO providing the …

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