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Baidu’s Robotaxi started to run in Chongqing

by Sep Editor

On December 4, Baidu Apollo self-driving travel service platform Robotaxi officially landed in Chongqing Yongchuan and started to provide self-driving travel service to the public. After Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Changsha and Cangzhou, this is the sixth city to open the manned test service.

According to the plan, after the “Radish Express” opens for normal operation in Chongqing Yongchuan, all users can realize self-driving travel services through Baidu Map and Radish Express APP. At present, “Radish Express” can provide nearly 60 pick-up and drop-off stations in Chongqing, and the number is still growing. The route covers scenic spots, schools, business districts, residential areas, industrial parks and other scenes, and the operating hours last from 9:30 to 23:00 at night.

 

“In the third quarter, the cumulative order volume exceeded 115,000 units, and the company plans to expand to 65 cities by 2025.

Apollo is a software platform released by Baidu called “Apollo” to provide partners in the automotive industry and autonomous driving.

Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent were once the three largest Internet companies in China, and now Baidu has fallen significantly behind. In the field of electric vehicles, China’s three largest car-making startups refer to XPeng, NIO and Li Auto are also growing at a rapid pace, not to mention the two companies Tesla and BYD.

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