A self-driving bus with Baidu’s Apollo autonomous driving open platform is displayed at the 2018 Baidu World conference. © Reuters
City of Wuhan also picks two other operators for network using Huawei 5G
CHONGQING — Chinese search engine giant Baidu is among three companies to win a license from the city of Wuhan to operate a commercial transportation service using self-driving vehicles, in a first for China.
Authorities hail the move as the start of the world’s first 5G-based driverless commercial service.