Geely and Waymo cooperate to develop the robotaxi
Zeekr, Geely’s premium electric vehicle brand, will cooperate with Waymo, Google’s self-driving car unit, to develop the robotaxi in the United States. The robotaxi is designed and developed by the Zeekr factory in Sweden, incorporating Waymo’s unmanned driving technology. Waymo already launched robotaxi services in Phoenix about a year ago and has provided service to thousands of customers so far. Cooperation with Zeekr can help Waymo expand its robotaxi services and pave the way for Geely to enter the US market.
Baidu launches Quantum Platform 2.0
During Baidu Create 2021, Baidu officially released Baidu Quantum Platform 2.0. Duan Runyao, director of Baidu Quantum Computing Institute, said that the Baidu Quantum platform can lower the threshold of learning and application of quantum computing and accelerate the application of quantum computing in the fields of chemistry, finance and materials.
Consumer robot brand ROBOSEN raises $ 100 million
Chinese consumer robot brand ROBOSEN has completed a Series B + financing round, led by Cedarlake Capital. Recent Capital, Lightspeed China Partners, existing investors Sequoia Capital China, Dayone Capital and Qlacier Capital also participated. Once the funding ends, ROBOSEN will continue to explore more IP partners, provide diverse products and expand its talent team.
QCraft partners with Dongfeng Motor for bus sharing
QCraft, a Chinese autonomous driving technology company, has signed a cooperation agreement with Dongfeng Sharing-VAN in the areas of pre-installation mass production, custom development, optimization and iteration of models bus sharing, to jointly practice autonomous driving business innovation, and help Wuhan build China’s first “autonomous driving city”. In the future, QCraft and Dongfeng Sharing-VAN will gradually realize the commercial operation of 300 unmanned vehicles nationwide.
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