Today, the first driverless taxi service in China has launched in Guangzhou city.

Guangzhou Public Transport Group-operated Baiyun Taxi (广州公交集团白云公司) announced (in Chinese) that it has started piloting the driverless taxi service around the Guangzhou University campus.

Guangzhou-headquartered WeRide.ai (formerly JingChi.ai) is providing the technical support for the L4 autonomous driving taxis. The driverless taxi service uses Trumpchi’s all-electric SUV GE3, which is kitted with 2 LIDAR sensors, three cameras, and a millimeter-wave radar.

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Nicole Jao is a reporter based in Beijing. She’s passionate about emerging trends, news, and stories of human interest within the world of technology. Connect with her on Twitter or via email: nicole.jao.iting@gmail.com.