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Chinese robotaxi startup goes to California
Chinese robotaxi startup, Pony.ai, has been given the green light to test driverless vehicles in three Californian cities. In late May 2021, the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) allowed for the testing in several prominent areas, making Pony.ai one of the only firms allowed to conduct full driverless testing... Read more
Chinese driverless car start-up raises more funds
Driverless car and AI firm, Pony.ai, has reached a $5.3 billion evaluation after it raised $267 million in a new round of funding. The Chinese start-up, which says it has raised more than $1 billion in its four-year existence, said the financial injection would go into research and development.... Read more
Pony.ai takes to Shanghai streets with self-driving cars
Pony.ai, one of China’s leading autonomous vehicle (AV) firms, has announced it will be beta testing self-driving cars as part of its bid to become a leader in the competitive market. The AV start-up, founded by former Baidu developers, James Peng and Lou Tiancheng, announced Saturday that it would... Read more