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Geely and Volvo abandon merger to focus on engine alliance

Geely and Volvo abandon merger to focus on engine alliance

(ATF) Geely Automobile and Volvo Cars will scale down their merger plans to a cooperation agreement about making engines, dampening down hopes that the Chinese and Swedish car makers could mount a global challenge to rivals.A year ago the two companies said they were planning to merge, giving Volvo access …

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China's AutoX launches self-driving robotaxi project in Shenzhen

China's AutoX launches self-driving robotaxi project in Shenzhen

(ATF) Chinese self-driving car technology continued to leap ahead this week, as internet giant Baidu received a permit from California to test its cars without a driver behind the wheel, while autonomous driving pioneer AutoX launched its driverless RoboTaxi programme to the public in Shenzhen.Although self-driving vehicles are designed to …

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Baidu CEO lists eight technologies set to transform human life

Baidu CEO lists eight technologies set to transform human life

(ATF) The CEO of Baidu – China’s answer to Google – has formally shared his thoughts on the next 10 years of development of his firm and China’s tech sector, making some intriguing forecasts of what the future holds. As China has made high-tech a pillar of development until at …

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