On the evening of July 29, a traffic accident occurred in a park in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province. The car owner claimed that he was sitting in the co-pilot seat, and that Tesla's automatic assisted driving function operated the car to hit a street lamp.
Concerning Elon Musk’s comment, Xpeng’s CEO Xiaopeng He fired back on social media.
CEO of Didi Chuxing, Cheng Wei, announced at the roundtable forum of the WAIC 2019 that his company will expedite the manned Didi autopilot tests in Shanghai and will invite ordinary users to participate in the experience.
Former Chinese Tesla engineer Cao Guangzhi admitted on July 11 that he uploaded compressed files containing the source code of Autopilot onto his own iCloud account at the end of 2018 when he was still working for Tesla.