SHANGHAI, Nov 18 (Businesshala) – China-based autonomous driving startup WeRide said on Thursday it plans to make Robotaxis available for booking by the public on the Guangzhou Automobile Group (601238.SS) onetime ride-hailing app by next year. . ,
Backed by Nissan Motor (7201.T), WeRide said in a statement that it plans to offer test rides to the public at the Guangzhou Auto Show starting in the southern Chinese city on Friday. It said that its Robotaxi has been integrated into the onetime platform and they were testing it.
Automakers and technology firms are investing billions of dollars in autonomous driving, aimed at what many consider the future of mobility.
On Tuesday, Chinese autonomous vehicle startup AutoX, which is backed by Alibaba Group (9988.HK), said it has expanded its robotaxi zone in China’s southern city of Shenzhen, which covers 65 square miles (168 sq mi). It has become the largest fully driverless robotic taxi zone in the country. km).