Lei Jun, the founder and CEO of Beijing-based tech giant Xiaomi, posted a photo of himself and one of the firm's automated driving test cars on Weibo, writing, "Has anyone seen our automated driving test car?"
Shenzhen's Transportation Bureau announced on August 23 that the sites for a third round of open-road driverless vehicle tests have now been confirmed. 53 roads have been opened this time, with a total mileage of about 56.68 km.
TuSimple announced that it has successfully completed the world's first fully autonomous semi-truck run on open public roads without a human in the vehicle and without human intervention.
Guangzhou passed an operation plan for self-driving trial lines, including 6 lines and 50 self-driving buses in operation.
Faraday Future Intelligent Electric Inc. (“FF”) announced on Monday that it had recently completed a 3,653 km long-distance road test following the historic US Route 66.
Baidu Inc. on Dec. 4 was granted the first permit by the Beijing transportation authorities for five of its vehicles to conduct fully driverless road tests.
On March 22, the Beijing Municipal Government issued its first batch of temporary license plates for autonomous vehicles to Baidu after completing series of procedures such as the closed field test, autonomous driving capacity assessment and expert reviews.