Beijing Unveils First Testing Site For Autonomous And Connected Vehicles

Beijing Unveils First Testing Site For Autonomous And Connected Vehicles

Beijing has launched its first autonomous driving testing site for vehicle makers to conduct research and development. The enclosed 200-acres site located in the Haidian District of Beijing was co-established by Beijing Innovation Center For Mobility Intelligent and Haidian Driving School. Several autonomous driving firms, including Baidu and Beijing Automotive Group’s electric vehicle unit BAIC BJEV and subsidiary Beiqi Foton Motor Co., have reportedly been testing their vehicles at the site. The site includes urban and rural road environments, common traffic scenarios such as construction, pedestrians and background vehicles, as well as internet and communication facilities for research and […]