The incident potentially delivers another blow to the company’s reputation following a high-profile accident involving a Nio car last year.
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.
Clients will be eligible for as much as RMB 550,000 ($80,000) in compensation provided they followed instructions when parking.
The permit removes the barriers related to driving simulations for the Tier 1 supplier of smart connected vehicles.