Baidu received the country’s first permit for commercial robotaxi services, a major milestone for Chinese self-driving car industry.
China grants Baidu first robotaxi permit for paying riders
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Baidu to launch robotaxi service in Beijing suburb
Baidu in March became the first Chinese company permitted to offer robotaxi rides to paying customers by a local government.
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