China Tech Digest: TuSimple Listed On Nasdaq; Honda China Collaborates With AutoX On Road Test

AI and autonomous driving company TuSimple officially listed on Nasdaq

On April 15th, TuSimple, a Chinese autonomous truck driving technology company, officially listed on Nasdaq. The closing price was the same as the issue price, with a closing price of US$40 and a total market value of US$8.49 billion. TuSimple was founded in September 2015, mainly engaged in the development and application of L4 autonomous driving truck technology.

Apple’s supply chain must achieve carbon neutrality in 2030

On April 15, Ge Yue, vice president of Apple and managing director of Apple China, said in an interview that Apple has achieved carbon neutrality since last year, and the supply chain will also be carbon neutral by 2030. In China, Apple mainly supports innovative energy solutions, emissions reduction and climate change through the Supplier Clean Energy Program and the China Clean Energy Fund.

Tesla China promises to store data locally to strengthen personal information protection

Tao Lin, vice president of Tesla, said at a roundtable organized by the National Development and Reform Commission that the data collected by Tesla in China will strictly abide by China’s laws and regulations on data management and realize local storage. This is the clearest statement the company has made to strengthen the protection of personal information so far.

At the China Development Forum last month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said: “Tesla will never provide the US government with any vehicle data it collects in China or other countries.”

Spring Airlines received China’s first digital RMB air ticket order

Spring Airlines announced that the digital RMB payment service in cooperation with banks has been launched on the Spring Airlines App. Users who have opened the digital RMB payment service can choose "digital RMB" in the payment interface to place an order to purchase air tickets. During the trial operation, a Shenzhen citizen successfully purchased a one-way ticket from Shanghai to Shenzhen through digital RMB, with a fare of RMB560. It is China’s first digital RMB-paid ticket.

Mass-produced car equipped with DJI’s intelligent driving system will be available as soon as this year

According to people familiar with the matter, Chinese consumer drone maker DJI is already delivering on-board systems to automakers. Mass-produced cars equipped with DJI’s intelligent driving system will be on the market as soon as this year.

Honda China and AutoX collaborate on road tests for autonomous driving

On April 16, Honda China and AutoX launched an open road autonomous driving test based on Honda models. The test will cover two models, Honda Accord and Inspire, and will utilize AutoX autonomous driving technology.

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