At the Baidu World 2020, Baidu showcased the newest autonomous car it jointly developed with Hongqi, FAW Group’s premium car brand, which has no safety driver behind the steering wheel.
Other breakthroughs related to fully automated driving unveiled at the same time include:
- An “experienced AI driver” referring to Apollo autonomous driving system
- 5G Remote Driving Service that allows human operators to remotely control vehicles through the cloud in the case of emergencies
- Pre-installed and mass-produced autonomous vehicles offering better safety performance than modified vehicles