Shanghai Will Soon Have Fleets of Driverless Taxis

Shanghai Will Soon Have Fleets of Driverless Taxis:

Didi announced on Aug. 30 that it will conduct trials with both driverless and human-piloted vehicles (the latter just for the trials) within the next few months. An initial fleet of 30 Didi automated, self-driving cars will be available

AutoX, a Chinese startup specialising in AI drivers also announced its plans during the Shanghai World Artificial Intelligence Conference held late last month.

Baidu, a Chinese technology company that specialises in AI, also plans to launch a robotaxi service in Changsha, the capital city of Hunan province, by the end of the year. 

WeRide, a Guangzhou-based app, has also partnered with the city’s largest taxi operator Baiyun Taxi Group to provide a similar service by 2020., meanwhile. announced earlier this year that they intend to expand their robotaxi fleet to 100 vehicles.

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