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AutoX (company)

AutoX (company)

AutoX is a self-driving car company.

AutoX is a company building hardware and software integrated technology for autonomous vehicles. Its self-driving car technology, AutoX AI driver, can drive different vehicles such as sedans, SUVs, trucks, and electric vehicles.

AutoX has conducted test drives in different cities globally to train its driver AI on different road conditions, weather patterns, and driving styles. The test locations included Shenzhen, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Wuhan, Las Vegas, San Jose, Saratoga, Palo Alto, Zhaoqing, Wuhu, Changzhou, and Xiangyang.

Dr. Jianxiong Xiao founded AutoX in 2016. Xiao is also known as Professor X, a former assistant professor at Princeton University, the Shenzhen-based start-up counts Alibaba Group Holding, MediaTek, Chinese carmaker Shanghai Auto and Dongfeng Motor and among its backers.

The firm also announced at the CES 2020 a partnership with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) for developing self-driving robotaxi vehicles, adding that both companies will launch a fleet of robotaxis in China, composed of FCA’s Chrysler Pacifica cars, and powered by AutoX’s AI Driver system.



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April 10, 2020

AutoX partners with Amap to bring RoboTaxis to Shanghai

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April 27, 2020

AutoX raises $100m from Dongfeng Motor and Alibaba

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September 17, 2019

HK-based self-driving startup AutoX actively considers SE Asia foray

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December 2, 2019


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