5G-connected, Level 4 Autonomous Nissan Leafs Soon to Roam the…

5G-connected, Level 4 Autonomous Nissan Leafs Soon to Roam the Streets of Guangzhou, China – The Drive

WeRide is taking to the streets with its 5G-connected Level 4 self-driving Nissan Leafs –  the Guangzhou authorities allow the company to operate 20 vehicles on the province’s roads in southern China.

The Nissan Leafs include ProPilot ADAS, and  uses the Nvidia Drive AGX Pegasus, a brawny (320 trillion operations per second) developer system that comes with two Xavier SoCs and two NVIDIA Turing GPUs and include 5G connectivity is based on China Unicom (WeRide and China Unicom run a joint lab to research 5G-based autonomous driving. )

The cars include several roof-top LIDAR sensors with a range of up to 250 meters  and an extra LIDAR on the Leaf’s nose. WeRide plans to make modifications on 500 automobiles this year and equip them with L4 self-driving capabilities.

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