Beijing city authorities gave Baidu the first batch of licenses to conduct open road test for driverless vehicles.

Chinese tech giant Baidu has been making efforts in developing AI technology and is the only company to obtain five temporary plates for road tests in Beijing. Baidu will be testing its Apollo autonomous driving technology in Beijing where vehicles can take full control under certain conditions, as reported by local media.

Read more: Baidu launches their open platform for autonomous cars–and we got to test it

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