Shanghai opens the taxi independent of the future

The chinese company to transport Didi Chuxing (DiDi) has launched this Saturday, the pilot program of the service of taxis driving autonomous on the road of Jiading district, in Shanghai (China).


persons who have registered in advance in the app company can use one of these autonomous vehicles free, but you can only move within a radius of 53,6 kilometers, as for the time-continuous tests.

The taxis, which are monitored at all times, have a security system ready to respond to emergencies and take control of the steering wheel if necessary.

The asian giant transport revealed that they had secured the investment of $ 500 million in the project of autonomous vehicles an investment group led by japan’s Softbank, which will allow you to finance the development and implementation of these cars.


it Is the largest financing obtained abroad from the program vehicles driving autonomously began to roll. Didi has already operated with this type of cars in Shanghai, Suzhou and Beijing, and in California (USA).

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Shanghai opens the taxi independent of the future
Source: english  
June 28, 2020

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