Baidu’s autonomous driving chief wants robotaxis to ditch human drivers, but regulatory hurdles are steep

//Baidu’s autonomous driving chief wants robotaxis to ditch human drivers, but regulatory hurdles are steep

Baidu’s autonomous driving chief wants robotaxis to ditch human drivers, but regulatory hurdles are steep

Nine years after Baidu started researching autonomous driving, the internet search and artificial intelligence giant says its self-driving cars are ready for a broader roll-out across China and can ditch human drivers altogether.“We aim to run fully driverless robotaxis if the government gives permission, because this is the end game,” said Wei Dong, the head of Baidu’s intelligent driving division.Under ideal conditions, it can certainly feel like these cars are ready for the average consumer…

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