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.
With more than 2 million vehicles in circulation, Wuxi processes around 1.6 PB (petabyte) of traffic data each day on average.
Licensed companies can run up to 50 vehicles and can potentially expand their fleets after six months.
Beijing took a significant step forward in April 2018, issuing its first national guidelines that allow cities in China to test self-driving cars on their roads.
Laying out a policy framework will boost the industry’s commercialization, experts say.
The development hints that China is closing in on the US and Israel.
The move signals the beginning of large-scale AV tests on public roads.
The report makes no mention of how often human drivers were required to intervene and take control of cars.
Regulators will allow driverless vehicle tests along 135 kilometers of the city’s public roads.