Abstract : Three companies on Tuesday were given permits to run their unmanned delivery vehicles on designated open roads in Beijing, the first time the Chinese capital will allow such vehicles.
provided by Beijing Economic-Technological Development Area shows an
unmanned delivery vehicle displayed in Beijing on May 25, 2021. (Xinhua)
May 25 (Xinhua) — Three companies on Tuesday were given permits to run
their unmanned delivery vehicles on designated open roads in Beijing,
the first time the Chinese capital will allow such vehicles.
e-commerce giant JD.com, the online service company Meituan, and the
autonomous driving vehicle producer Neolix received ID numbers for these
vehicles at the eighth international congress of intelligent connected
vehicles technology in Beijing.
vehicles will drive at the Beijing high-level autonomous driving
demonstration area, which covers 60 square km at the Beijing
Economic-Technological Development Area, also known as E-Town, in Daxing
Lei, deputy director of E-Town, said that the unmanned delivery vehicle
operators will conduct express deliveries, catering, and retail
business in the demonstration area.
April, Beijing innovated its policy on intelligent connected vehicles
in the demonstration area, allowing new auto products, technologies, and
modes to be tested and operated.
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