On April 19, during the Shanghai Auto Show, Didi's autonomous trucking division KargoBot announced a strategic partnership with Chinese tech firm Horizon Robotics.
Founded in 2015, Horizon Robotics has already made a name for itself as a leading provider of energy-efficient computing solutions for consumer vehicles in China.
Jerry Su, the former head of Huawei's intelligent driving business, will join the joint venture between German motor vehicle manufacturer Volkswagen and Horizon Robotics, a Chinese provider of computing solutions for smart vehicles.
German motor vehicle manufacturer Volkswagen Group announced on October 13 a new partnership between its software company CARIAD and Horizon Robotics, a leading provider of computing solutions for smart vehicles in China.
Chinese electric vehicle startup NETA Auto on October 10 launched its U-Ⅱ model, starting from 129,800 yuan ($18,162). The new vehicle features over 15 upgrades.
Self-driving vehicle technology firm QCraft has announced on August 25 that its prototype car based on Horizon Robotics' Journey 5 chips is expected to carry out road tests in the third quarter of this year.
Horizon Robotics announced on Monday that it has obtained strategic investment from FAW Group, and that the transaction has been completed.
Horizon Robotics and SAIC-GM-Wuling formally reached a strategic cooperation arrangement on January 14.
Chinese Artificial Intelligence (AI) chipmaker Horizon Robotics announced a massive $600 million funding in its Series B financing round, setting a new record of funding in the AI chip making industry.