Former Tesla Employee allegedly stole autopilot source code and went to work with Chinese startup Xiaopeng Motors

www.theverge.com/2019/7/10/20689468/tesla-autopilot-trade-secret-theft-guangzhi-cao-xpeng-xiaopeng-motors-lawsuit-filing

Lawsuit filed. Very interesting. He is now the “head of perception” at Xiaopeng. Xiaopeng is backed by Alibaba and looking to raise money for a US IPO.

Should be interesting to see how this shakes out with trade war tensions high between the US & China.

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