JIDU Robocar Released

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 01 Nov 2022 01:30:28 +0000

Back in June, we covered Baidu and Geely’s new robotaxi design, slated to be built by their joint venture: JIDU. Now, a limited edition of the car has been announced, with pricing to match. Today, #JIDU officially released the limited edition of its first-ever robocar, #ROBO-01 Lunar Edition, priced at 399,800 RMB (~ 55,253 USD). […]

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Baidu Scores First Robotaxi Permits In China

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 18:50:46 +0000

While autonomous vehicle testing in the United States (especially with Tesla vehicles) gets a lot of our attention, we also like to keep an eye on developments in other places, like China. In what is being called a “world first,” Baidu, the “Google of China,” has been granted permits to offer commercial fully driverless ride-hailing […]

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Baidu & Geely Reveal JIDU ROBO-01 Autonomous Vehicle Design

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2022 14:56:20 +0000

When it comes to autonomous vehicles, Tesla gets a lot of the attention. People watching the industry also know about Waymo (a subsidiary of Alphabet, the parent company of Google) and maybe Argo.ai and Cruise. To know about much else, you’d have to be either a superfan of autonomous vehicles, work in the industry, or […]

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Who Will Benefit In The Robotaxi Revolution?

Credit to Author: Matt Pressman| Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 01:00:49 +0000

As self-driving cars move closer and closer to reality, one particular market stands to benefit — autonomous taxis (aka robotaxis). Tasha Keeny from Ark Invest recently evaluated the players who’d likely benefit from this massive market opportunity. Keeney writes, “Autonomous vehicles will transform personal mobility … reap[ing] the benefits of a new market which promises to ramp from essentially $0 now to $10 trillion in global gross annual revenues by 2030.”

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