Asian Investment Conference 2022
Founder and CEO, AutoX
Jianxiong Xiao is Founder and CEO of AutoX, the largest self-driving car company in China. Globally, AutoX has five research and development centers, 10 operations centers, and one RoboTaxi giga factory.
The company has over 1,000 RoboTaxis – the largest self-driving fleet in China and in the world. Its RoboTaxi area has exceeded 1000 km², the world’s largest autonomous driving area, with a 168 km² fully driverless district without any safety drivers. The frontrunner of RoboTaxi in China, AutoX is the first and currently the only company in China operating a fully driverless RoboTaxi service on public roads without any safety driver.
In 2020, AutoX obtained the world's second driverless RoboTaxi permit from California and it also launched the first RoboTaxi service in Shanghai to the public. In January 2021, AutoX introduced the first and only fully driverless RoboTaxi service to the public in China. AutoX operates over 1,000 RoboTaxis in China’s major mega cities, including Shenzhen, Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Beijing.
Dr Xiao holds a PhD degree in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.