Chinese search giant Baidu said it has obtained the permits to offer fully driverless robotaxi services that collect fares in two major Chinese cities. Baidu is the first company to win approval to operate such a service in China with no human safety drivers inside the autonomous cars, the company said in a statement Monday. In Chongqing and Wuhan, two of China’s biggest cities, Baidu will...
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