A Pony AI robotaxi in Beijing. These cabs have a human ‘security officer’ behind the wheel, ready to intervene if necessary.
Photo: Weibo
A Pony AI robotaxi in Beijing. These cabs have a human ‘security officer’ behind the wheel, ready to intervene if necessary. Photo: Weibo

Toyota-backed Chinese autonomous driving firm Pony.ai and Geely join hands to accelerate roll-out of robotaxis

  • Pony aims to operate a robotaxi service in Suzhou this year with Geely’s ride-hailing unit Cao Cao Mobility and Geely Intelligent Driving Centre
  • Carmakers see huge potential in autonomous cabs thanks to China’s ambitions of becoming a global smart EV powerhouse, analyst says

A Pony AI robotaxi in Beijing. These cabs have a human ‘security officer’ behind the wheel, ready to intervene if necessary.
Photo: Weibo
A Pony AI robotaxi in Beijing. These cabs have a human ‘security officer’ behind the wheel, ready to intervene if necessary. Photo: Weibo
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