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Baidu demonstrates self-driving buses

Oct 15, 2018 by The Passage Team
Baidu demonstrates self-driving buses

Baidu, operator of China’s largest search engine and a national champion in autonomous driving, has launched its latest demonstration of self-driving buses on Oct 12 in Longlingshan Park in Wuhan, the capital city of Hubei province.

The Nasdaq-listed company’s commercial demonstration project of autonomous driving is a step closer to the commercialisation of the transport mode that its sees as the future of mobility.

The buses will operate in a 5 kilometre range at driving speeds of 15 km/hour, said the company. Each vehicle will be controlled by safety staff who can stop the bus in case of emergency.

Source: SCMP

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