Updated: 8 17,2022

Tech giant Baidu announced Monday that it has obtained permits to operate fully autonomous taxis without any human assistants on board in two of China's megacities, marking a first for the country. Baidu said it received the regulatory approvals for its autonomous ride-hailing service Apollo Go to operate on open roads during the daytime in Chongqing and Wuhan.

——Baidu gets permits for first fully driverless taxi service in China, CNN


Baidu, with its strong scientific strength and tight patent portfolio planning, has become a frontrunner in the autonomous driving field, and accelerated the transformation of patents on paper into applied products, bringing more convenience and happiness to people's life.