Chinese Tesla rival Xpeng steers clear of robotaxis, says self-driving trucks more likely to succeed

//Chinese Tesla rival Xpeng steers clear of robotaxis, says self-driving trucks more likely to succeed

Chinese Tesla rival Xpeng steers clear of robotaxis, says self-driving trucks more likely to succeed

Major Chinese self-driving companies such as Baidu, Didi Chuxing, WeRide and AutoX have all recently launched robotaxi services in various cities, but the head of autonomous driving at Xpeng Motors is less bullish on the prospect.“They have to make a robot driver completely beat a human driver to be able to generate value for the society, which is pretty tough,” said Xpeng vice-president Xinzhou Wu, speaking to the media on Tuesday. He added that drivers and taxi fares were more affordable in…

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