The suggestions from the country’s top automaker could shed a light on the government road map for AV adoption in the coming year.
China is permitting trial operations in order to push intelligent vehicle services for the 2022 Winter Olympics.
In its first white paper, Ehang proposes a centralized control center for passenger and cargo drones, similar to a public bus system.
The development hints that China is closing in on the US and Israel.
Licensed companies can run up to 50 vehicles and can potentially expand their fleets after six months.
Laying out a policy framework will boost the industry’s commercialization, experts say.
Regulators will allow driverless vehicle tests along 135 kilometers of the city’s public roads.
With more than 2 million vehicles in circulation, Wuxi processes around 1.6 PB (petabyte) of traffic data each day on average.
The move signals the beginning of large-scale AV tests on public roads.
The devices can also be used to collecting driving data such as route choice and emergency braking to improve traffic management.