Baidu plans to mass produce Level 4 self-driving cars with BAIC by 2021

TechCrunch | 10/13/2017 | Darrell Etherington
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Baidu, China’s internet technology giant, hopes to be in the business of mass producing autonomous cars by 2021, thanks to a partnership with BAIC Group, a Chinese automaker which will handle the manufacturing part of that equation. BAIC Group is one of Baidu’s many partners for its Apollo autonomous driving program, and it’ll use the open platform to produce vehicles with Level 3 autonomous features by 2019 before moving on to fully self-driving Level 4 cars by 2021, the companies announced today.

Baidu will contribute cybersecurity, image recognition and self-driving, as well as its DuerOS virtual assistant capabilities,...
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