Our
Journey
Democratizing Autonomy

Empowering the world with AI drivers
to provide universal access to transportation of people and goods.
First to put a Fully Driverless Fleet on Streets
2021
World's Second California Fully Driverless Permit
China's First Driverless Ready RoboTaxi
2020
Build Shenzhen's Autonomous Driving Ecosystem
World's Second California RoboTaxi Pilot Permit
First Capable of Driving in Downtown in China
2019
Strategic Investment from Dongfeng Motor
First Chinese Company Launching Pilot Operation
2018
First Chinese Startup to Obtain CA DMV Permit
2017
2016
First to Open Fully Driverless RoboTaxi Service to The Public
RoboTaxi Public Launch in Shanghai
Strategic Partnership with Alibaba Amap
Pre-B Financing
A Round of Financing
Alliance with BYD
Leading Technological Breakthrough
Shenzhen Headquater
SAIC Strategic Investment
Founded by Renowned Scientist
Our Journey
Democratizing Autonomy
Empowering the world with AI drivers
to provide universal access to transportation of people and goods.
First to Open Fully Driverless RoboTaxi Service to The Public
  • AutoX has launched the early rider program for fully driverless RoboTaxi in Shenzhen.
  • This is the first time that a fully driverless robotaxi service is provided for the general public in China.
  • Set up Shenzhen Operations Center is completed.
2021
First to put a Fully Driverless Fleet on Streets
  • AutoX has rolled out fully driverless RoboTaxis on the roads of downtown Shenzhen.
  • This is the first time that a fleet without accompanying safety drivers or remote operators has been deployed in China.
World's Second California Fully Driverless Permit
  • AutoX is granted the Driverless Permit by California DMV which allows driving without a safety driver present in the vehicle. This is the second permit allowing passengers in the vehicle, with speed limit up to 45 mph; and the third permit overall.
  • AutoX is the first and right now the only Chinese company managed to obtain this permit.
Strategic Partnership with Alibaba Amap
  • Sets up Asia's largest RoboTaxi Operations Center and Gigafactory in Shanghai
  • Partnered with Alibaba Amap to become the first RoboTaxi available on nation-scale mobility platform.
China's First Driverless Ready RoboTaxi
  • CES2020: Released the first Driverless Ready Robotaxi in Asia based on the Chrysler Pacifica platform
2020
Pre-B Financing
  • Completed Series Pre-B Round Financing
Build Shenzhen's Autonomous Driving Ecosystem
  • Obtained the first AV permit from Shenzhen and the first AV2.0 permit from Shanghai. Became the first company to hold permits from all three major cities in China.
  • Strategic partnership with Pengcheng Taxi, the largest taxi operator in Shenzhen.
  • Strategic partnership with DST, the largest electric logisitc vehicle operators in China.
A Round of Financing
  • Completed Series A Round Financing with $100 million USD
World's Second California RoboTaxi Pilot Permit
  • Obtained the CPUC RoboTaxi permit in California, and launched our RoboTaxi pilot service for the public.
  • Partnered with City of Shanghai to launch 100 RoboTaxi in Shanghai.
  • Obtained the first batch of Guangzhou AV permit.
Alliance with BYD
  • Strategic partnership with BYD, and release China's first fully electric RoboTaxi BYD Qin
    ProX in BYD's spring product release conference.
First Capable of Driving in Downtown in China
  • Release xUrban: the first self-driving system which handles downtown urban driving scenarios in mega-cities in China, from any point to any point.
Leading Technological Breakthrough
  • Released our 360-degree sensor fusion system: xFusion
  • CES2019: Offered self-driving test rides during CES traffic in Las Vegas.
2019
Strategic Investment from Dongfeng Motor
  • Investment from Dongfeng Motor to establish deep partnership.
  • Released our Safety Report according to NHTSA's safety standard.
Shenzhen Headquater
  • Finish Building Headquarter in Shenzhen, and officially established Shenzhen R&D Center.
  • Obtained the first self-driving test permit in China's great bay area.
First Chinese Company Launching Pilot Operation
  • Launch the first RoboDelivery pilot service in California.
  • Partnered with ZTO Express for logistics application.
2018
SAIC Strategic Investment
  • Investment from SAIC to establish deep partnership.
  • Professor X named winner of TR35 by MIT Technology Review, became the only global winner in the self-driving space.
  • Mayor of Shenzhen visited AutoX.
First Chinese Startup to Obtain CA DMV Permit
  • The first Chinese startup to obtain permit from California DMV for public road test.
2017
Founded by Renowned Scientist
  • Founded by Renowned Scientist Professor X.
  • Completed the first autonomous road test within 60 days, becoming the fastest to reach this milestone.
2016
  • Solving the challenge of our generation and reshaping one of the world’s largest industries.