Baidu self-driving car
China’s leading search company Baidu announced that its self-driving car has successfully completed autonomous tests on an 18.6 mile route through Beijing. Baidu revealed that it was working on self-driving technology back in 2013. Wang Jing, a senior vice president at Baidu, told The Wall Street Journal that the company now plans to set up a new business unit to develop autonomous vehicles for use as public shuttles within three years. The company put a modified BMW 3 Series through its paces, testing its ability to make turns, decelerate when it detected other vehicles ahead, change lanes, merge into traffic and…

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