BUSINESS China launches first automatic driving commercial service pilot in Beijing

BUSINESS

China launches first automatic driving commercial service pilot in Beijing

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13:51, November 25, 2021

China on Thursday launched its first automatic driving commercial service pilot in Beijing, marking a shift from the trial to commercialization stage.

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Two companies, Baidu and Pony.ai, were granted permits to participate in the project, said Jie Fei, deputy office director of the high-level automatic driving demonstration zone.

Nearly 100 vehicles have been put into use. Residents would be able to hail a ride from more than 700 stops, Jie said.

(Compiled by Li Bowen)

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