Baidu tops list of autonomous vehicle road tests in Beijing


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A passenger gets ready to board an Apollo Go Robotaxi, operated by Baidu, in Beijing. [Photo/Xinhua] A total of 14 companies tested 87 autonomous vehicles on Beijing roads last year, with 55 from Chinese technology company Baidu, according to the capital city's annual report on autonomous vehicles' road tests. Beijing has 200 road sections in four districts and counties, and their combined distance reach almost 700 kilometers, as the city promotes autonomous driving initiatives. According to the report, Baidu also topped the list of companies in terms of testing mileage. Its vehicles ran for over 1.1 million kilometers in the...