Baidu’s Apollo Go autonomous ride-hailing platform is a step toward driverless airport transportation in China.
Baidu Apollo Go robotaxis will provide ride-hailing service in Shenzhen, China, with no safety operator present in the car.
Users can now have access to fully driverless robotaxi service in three megacities in China.
Baidu aims to build the world’s biggest fully driverless ride-hailing area in 2023.
China is the first country in the world that allows fared fully driverless robotaxi operation in two megacities.
The Apollo RT6, set to be released in China in 2023, integrates Baidu’s most advanced L4 autonomous driving system.
This regulatory milestone allows the removal of a safety operator from the driver’s seat.
The autonomous vehicle commercial permit allows Baidu to charge fees for autonomous services offered to the public.
Industry report estimates that robotaxis will account for 60 percent of China’s mobility sharing market by 2030.
Baidu CEO unveils vision for mobility of the future, a robocar that moves, communicates and learns.
Baidu will be the first company in China to experiment with various monetization mechanisms for autonomous driving services.
Baidu was the leading company across all four categories.