Pony.ai drives China's autonomous car push

Barely a year old, the Chinese start-up has raised cash from Sequoia Capital and IDG Capital to support its talented team. But the road to build a self-driving car is looking congested.

Pony.ai drives China's autonomous car push

Despite research proving few people want to be left alone in a car with a computer as a chauffeur, almost every major car manufacturer in the world has now set a timeline for launching a self-driving fleet.

Investors seem settled it’s the future, but the scarcity of AI scientists capable of developing and managing a robust autonomous driving system means they have to bet on the best tech teams they can find in order to...

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